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Tutorials

Videos

Tutorials

 

OneSearch (5 Minutes)
An interactive split-screen tutorial with an active web browser on using OneSearch.

Screenshot of OneSearch tutorial
Library Self-Guided Tour (20 Minutes)
A walking tour of the library and introduction to key services using audio, video, and quizzes. Optimized for a mobile device or iPad from the Technology Checkout Program

Self Guided Tour
 

 

Developing Keywords (8 Minutes)
An interactive tutorial on developing keywords on a topic to narrow, broaden, and maximize your search in an academic database.

developing keywords tutorial
Evaluating Information (15 Minutes)
An interactive tutorial on evaluating information for a variety of sources including popular and scholarly, peer-review sources.

 

 

Avoiding Plagiarism (8-10 Minutes)
An interactive tutorial on avoiding plagiarism by properly paraphrasing, attributing sources and using citation styles.

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Getting Started with Citations (20 Minutes)
An interactive tutorial on citing sources in a research project, using citation styles for various fields of study, and practicing format.

screenshot of CSUDH Getting started with citations tutorial

 

Using eBooks at the CSUDH Library (8 Minutes)
An interactive tutorial on finding, accessing, and downloading eBooks from the library catalog.

icon, Using ebooks at the CSUDH Library
 
 

Troubleshooting

Our interactive tutorials use Adobe Flash Player.  If you are trying to open a tutorial and it does not load try one of these steps below:

1. Go to Flash Player Help (https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html)

  • Check to see if Flash is installed on your computer.
  • Download the latest version of the Flash Player.
  • Find directions to enable Flash Player on your preferred browser.

2. If you do not have Flash Player installed, the tutorial will try to load using HTML5.

For additional assistance with any tutorial please contact the Research Help Desk.

Blackboard Integration for Instructors

Instructors who need assistance with enabling tracking of tutorials in Blackboard (SCORM packages) or suggestions on how to use tutorials in their courses please contact Carolyn Caffrey Gardner, Information Literacy Coordinator, at cgardner@csudh.edu.

Uploading SCORM to Blackboard:

  1. Click the "Build Content" button.
  2. Click "Content Package (SCORM)" link.
  3. Click the "Browse My Computer" button Browse to locate the SCORM package file (.zip) and click the "Submit" button.
  4. Give the Content Item a name and optionally set a description.
  5. View your report of student completion under "SCORM reports"