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How to Find Information in the Library Tutorial: About

Learn and practice how to navigate the Library's catalog, OneVU, databases, and online reference resources

Learning Objectives

The How to Find Information in the Library Tutorial prepares students to:

  • Competently use the basic and advanced search features in Shake Library's catalog and databases.
  • Navigate various search results screens.
  • Identify and use library online reference tools. 

How to Start

The Library Skills Tutorial consists of 3 modules designed to help you navigate Shake Library's online resources. The tutorial takes approximately 1 hour and can be completed in several sessions.

Each Module is followed by a quiz. When taking each quiz, you may click the tabs above to go back and forth between the module and the quiz.


The Shake Library's Library Skills Tutorial is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShakeAlike 4.0 International License.

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