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How-To

Here you can find short introductions on how to navigate different library resources.

Search Basic Library Tools

WSU Catalog Search (2:35)

Locating an Item Using Library of Congress Call Numbers (3:28)

OhioLINK Catalog Search (3:25)

Introduction to QuickSearch (1:02)

Brief Look at QuickSearch Results (0:48)

Effective Search Strategies: Database Limiters (1:17)

Effective Search Strategies: Use Subject Terms (0:44)

Find Full Text (1:10)

If you're unsure of which video you need, browse the titles and short summaries below. 

WSU Catalog Search


Follow our step-by-step video with instructions on how to search for and request a book from our catalog.


View Video | Total watch time: 2:35

Locating an Item Using Library of Congress Call Numbers


Learn how to locate an item on library shelves using Library of Congress Call Numbers.


View Video | Total watch time: 2:38


Video Transcript

OhioLINK Catalog Search


When the title you need is not available in the WSU Catalog, how do you find and request the title from OhioLINK? Use our step-by-step guide!


View Video | Total watch time: 3:25

Introduction to QuickSearch

 

Learn what kinds of sources you'll find with QuickSearch.

 

View Video | Total watch time: 1:02

Brief Look at QuickSearch Results


Learn what to look for in your QuickSearch results list.


View Video | Total watch time: 0:48

Effective Search Strategies: Database Limiters


Learn how to use the limiters in QuickSearch to narrow your results list.


View Video | Total watch time: 1:17

Effective Search Strategies: Use Subject Terms


Learn how to find and use the subject terms in QuickSearch for efficient searching.


View Video | Total watch time: 0:44

Find Full Text


Learn how to find the full text of an article if WSU Libraries subscribes to it.


View Video | Total watch time: 1:10