Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Saturday July 29, 2017

Library Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Eastern Michigan University Library

Using the EMU Library

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Finding Materials

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What is Esearch? understand what is included in Esearch   Guide
Finding Books using Esearch how to find books in the Library's collection using Esearch Video (2:40) Guide
Locating Books on the Shelves how to use a call number to locate a book at the Halle Library Video (1:59)  
Finding Articles using Esearch how to look for magazine or journal articles using Esearch Video (3:12) Guide
Using FindText+ how to use this shortcut to access magazine or journal articles online Video (3:01) Guide
Using Google Scholar how to search for academic articles and books using Google Video (2:42) Guide
Off Campus Access to Online Resources how to use library resources from off campus and solutions to common access problems   Guide

Requesting Materials

Using MeLCat how to get books delivered from other libraries Video (2:50) Guide

Searching Databases

Navigating to a Database how to navigate to databases from the EMU Library homepage Video (0:57) Guide
Using CINAHL/PubMed a series of video modules on how to search both CINAHL and PubMed Video
Using Google Scholar how to search for academic articles and books using Google Video (2:42) Guide
ProQuest Basics how to locate materials in the library's ProQuest databases (e.g., ERIC, Business Scholarly & Trade, etc.) Video (3:38)
ERIC Basics how to locate materials in ERIC Video (3:37)
Using the Thesaurus - ERIC and PsycINFO how to use the thesaurus tool in ERIC and PsycINFO Video (4:14)
SciFinder Scholar how to begin to search for chemical information Video (2:58)
PsycINFO Basics how to search and narrow your results Video (3:38)

Getting Help

Library Help how to get research assistance from our librarians, in-person or online Video (1:43)  

Additional help can be found on the Tutorials page.