Guides to Catalogs, Databases, & Other Resources

Need help using our catalogs or databases? Select from the guides and tutorials below, or ask a librarian for assistance. Some guides are available as PDFs, which require Adobe Reader; other guides require Adobe Flash.

 Library Catalogs
ODU Library Catalog Guide  OhioLINK Library Catalog Guide 
ODU Mobile Library Catalog Guide  OhioLINK Library Catalog Video Tutorials 

Library Databases
Academic Search Complete Guide  Learning Express Library Guided Tour 
America: History & Life Guide  LexisNexis Tutorials 
ATLA Guide  Literary Reference Center Guide & Video (4 min.) 
Biological Abstracts Guide  Math SciNet Tutorials 
Business & Company Resource Guide  MEDLINE Guide 
Buisiness Source Complete Guide  Mergent Quick Tips 
CINAHL Basic & Advanced Search Guide & Video  PAIS Guide 
EBSCO databases Advanced Search Guide  Proquest Religion Guide 
EBSCO Ebooks Search Video  PsycINFO Guide 
EBSCO iPhone App Guide  PubMed Tutorials 
EBSCOhost Mobile Guide & Video  Social Work Abstracts Guide 
ERIC Guide  SocIndex Guide 
GeoRef Guide  Standard & Poor's Quick Tour & Extensive Guide 
Historical Abstacts Guide  World Book Power Point 
JSTOR Video Tutorials   World Political Science Abstracts Guide 

Tools for Organizing Your Research 
Bookmarking E-Journal Articles Guide  EBSCO Export Manager 
Creating a Journal Alert Video  My EBSCOhost Video 
Creating a Search Alert Video  GoogleDocs Video Tutorial 

Internet Search Tools 
Web Search Tools  Internet Tutorials 
Search Engine Showdown  Search Engine Watch 

Page last updated: 3 February 2013 | Questions? Contact ODU Library Reference Services