The following two videos focus on how to search VANCAT. VANCAT is the library catalog of books and ebooks.
HOW TO SEARCH VANCAT
HOW TO FIND & VIEW EBOOKS
CHOOSING KEYWORDS: TIPS AND TRICKS
HOW TO USE SUBJECT HEADINGS IN YOUR DATABASE SEARCHES
The following video tutorials cover how to search EBSCO databases and the various tools and features that will aid you in your research. The first three videos focus on Academic Search Ultimate, which is a good multidisciplinary database and the last two videos cover subject specific databases - CINAHL (nursing database) and ATLA (religion database).
HOW TO FIND ARTICLES IN ACADEMIC SEARCH ULTIMATE (an EBSCO database)
HOW TO CITE & EMAIL ARTICLES IN ACADEMIC SEARCH ULTIMATE
HOW TO CREATE FOLDERS IN ACADEMIC SEARCH ULTIMATE
HOW TO SEARCH CINAHL
HOW TO USE ATLA RELIGION (EBSCO) FOR EXEGESIS PAPERS: SCRIPTURES TOOLS
The following three video tutorials cover how to search ProQuest databases and the various tools and features that will aid you in your research.
HOW TO FIND ARTICLES IN PROQUEST CENTRAL (a ProQuest database)
HOW TO USE PROQUEST DATABASE TOOLS
HOW TO CREATE & USE A MYRESEARCH ACCOUNT IN PROQUEST DATABASES
HOW TO FIND ARTICLES IN JSTOR
HOW TO USE THE JOURNAL PORTAL
Use the Journal Portal to see if the library subscribes to a specific journal publication.
HOW TO CRITICALLY EVALUATE WEBSITES WITH C.A.R.S.
View the following tutorial to learn how to search the library's course reserves module.
HOW TO FIND COURSE RESERVE ITEMS
CREATING & USING A VANCAT ACCOUNT
Use the VANCAT account to view checkouts and fines, renew books, create lists, and save searches.
DOWNLOADING THE VUSC LIBRARY APP