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Video Tutorials

These videos are provided to introduce you to research skills, and how to use our main databases. Go at your own pace through these short videos.  If you need more help, please ask someone at the front desk for assistance.

Videos were created by Valerie Magno for FVTC Library Services using the free “Jing” screen-capture software. You have permission to copy, print, attach, forward, and share these materials provided by FVTC Library Services. If you share, remember to cite. Use [F11] to get full screen view.

Videos created by Valerie Magno for Fox Valley Technical College Library Services.

Overview of Searching on EBSCO

Introduction to FVTC Library Services

  • VIDEO: Blackboard Hints
    (1:06 minutes)
    This covers the most common pop-ups you will encounter while using Blackboard. Remember that Blackboard is a secure environment, so you can choose the least restrictive options, allow access to your clipboard content, and run applications.
  • VIDEO: Overview of Searching on Library Databases
    (2:49 minutes)
    Boolean Operators: OR AND NOT Truncation: EBSCO and Proquest: nurs* instructs the database to search for various endings such as nurse, nurses, nursing, etc. Synonyms: Similar words or concepts Limits: Add limits of field(s) to be searched, more terms, document types, date ranges, etc.

Database Tutlorials

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