This video demonstrates how to access library databases from the Alvin Sherman Library website.
This video demonstrates how to use the Ulrichsweb database to determine if an article is considered peer-reviewed.
In this video, we will learn how to create a concept map. A concept map is a visual tool that helps show the relationship between ideas.
Use the library’s DOI Finder to locate the full text of a document using its DOI number or to determine the DOI number of a document.
Video Transcript: This video demonstrates how to use PsycTESTS. The PsycTESTS database is produced by the American Psychological Association and contains tests, measures, other assessments. Among the several instrument databases the library subscribes to, such as Mental Measurements Yearbook, and Health and Psychosocial Instruments, PsycTESTS is the only one that actually contains instruments. Many of... Read more »
In this video, you will learn how to take a broad research topic and transform it into a focused research question. This step is important in the research process as it aids the researcher in identifying the question they are trying to answer through the search for information.
This video will show you how to find a specific article that you are looking for using the library's full text finder tool.
While it is not possible to search all of the library’s hundreds of databases at once, it is possible to simultaneously search within multiple databases from the same provider. This video demonstrates how to cross-search databases from the EBSCOhost and ProQuest platforms.
Learn how to make an instruction appointment with a reference librarian through the Sherman Library website.
This video describes how to use the library's "FindIT!" tool to locate the full text of an article or document.
SAGE Research Methods Online is a database that contains methods concepts to help researchers design research projects, understand particular methods, conduct their research, and write their findings.
This video demonstrates how to do a basic search in a library database and narrow down the results using specific database features.
This video will demonstrate how to use advanced searching techniques, including searching by subject and using a database thesaurus, for the database PsycINFO.
This video explains the differences between three types of periodicals: popular, trade, and scholarly.