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How-to videos for specific Walker Library resources and tools
Last Updated: Jun 13, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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ABI INFORM (Business Resource)


ATLA (American Theological Library Assoc.) Journals Collection

Searching Scripture Citations Using the Scriptures Tool                            3:31 minutes [Closed captioned]

Searching Scripture Citations Using the Scripture Citation Index           2:48 minutes [Closed captioned]

Searching Subject Headings for Sacred Texts of World Religions      2:47 minutes [Closed captioned]


Creating Journal Alerts in Ebscohost (ATLA, PsycINFO, et. al.)

Creating a Journal Alert   1:56 minutes

Receive automatic email notification when a new issue of a specific journal becomes available in an HPU Ebscohost database.



Creating a Search Alert in Ebschost

Creating a Search Alert    2:11 minutes

Receive alerts when new results for your specified search become available.


Creating Permanent Links to Online Library Sources

Permalinking to Online Library Sources

Create permanent URL links to online library resources such as articles or ebooks to ensure stable, future reference to that source.  Paste the permalinks into your research paper, email them to your study group, or share via Blackboard, etc.  


Downloading Ebooks


Ebooks at Walker


ERIC (for Education resources)

How to do a search in ERIC  2:57 minutes

ERIC (Ebscohost) Advanced Search 4:35 minutes

ERIC Thesaurus Tutorial 3:18 minutes (ERIC's Thesaurus feature helps you find the best search terms to use.)


Folder in "My Ebscohost" - creating and using free account



Searching JSTOR  5:02 minutes


Plagiarism - how to avoid it








Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection


"Scholarly" or Not?

Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals    3:10 minutes

How to know whether your source is a "scholarly" journal


Note:  To limit your Walker Library search results to "scholarly" sources only, select the "scholarly" checkbox in the left toolbar in your library's search engine.



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