Database Guides and Tutorials

Cardinal Meyer Library provides databases that support research in all areas of the curriculum. Whether you are new to research and need basic information, or you need information specific to your area of study, the following guides and tutorials will be helpful.

For off-campus access instructions, see the Off-Campus Access page.   

EBSCOhost Databases

        General Guides 

               Introduction to EBSCOhost   |   Advanced Search - Guided Style   |   Advanced Search - Single Find   |   Basic Search   |  
               Citing Articles   |   Creating a Journal Alert   |   Creating a Search Alert  |    EBSCOhost Result List   |   EBSCOhost Folders   |   
               Reading an Article in EBSCOhost   |   Using EBSCOhost Search History  

        Business Source Complete 
               Business Source - Basic Searching   |   Business Source - Advanced Searching    |   Business Searching Interface   |   Company View

        CINAHL Complete 
               Basic Searching   |   Advanced Searching   |   Using CINAHL and MeSH Headings

        Consumer Health Complete 

        eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
                EBSCO  eBooks - Downloading   |   EBSCO eBooks - Searching   |   EBSCO eBooks - eBooks on your iPad

        History Reference Center 

        Literary Reference Center 

               Overview   |   Finding the Answers you Need   |   Viewing and Printing Results   |   Find Books Based on Appeal   |  
               Finding Recommendations   |   NoveList Common Core Resources for Schools and Libraries

        NoveList K-8 
               Overview   |   Teaching with Books   |   Find Books Based on Appeal   |   Finding the Answers You Need   |   
               Viewing and Printing Results   |   Finding Recommendations

        Science Reference Center 

 Oxford Databases

        Oxford Art Online 
               Guided Tour   |   Help

        Oxford English Dictionary 

        Oxford Music Online
                Guided Tour   |   Help

        Oxford Reference Online Premium Collection 
                Take a Tour  



 ProQuest Databases


 Other Databases  

                Help and FAQ  |  About Access Science (includes video demo)

        Credo Reference   
               Credo Reference Videos on You Tube

        ebrary Academic Complete 
               Help  |  Flash Demonstration  |  Quick Guide

        Encyclopædia Britannica Online 

        Films on Demand 

        Humanities E-Book 

                Help  |  Tutorials

        LexisNexis® Academic 
                LexisNexis Easy Search Help   |   LexisNexis Power Search Help   |   LexisNexis News Search Help   |  
                LexisNexis US Cases Search Help   |  LexisNexis Law Reviews Help

        LWW Nursing & Health Professions Premier Collection
                Advanced Search Overview   |   Best Practices in Basic Search   |    Help   

               Help   |   Tutorial

        Project Muse 
               Help   |   User Guide

               Global Search Help   |   Topic Search Help

               Tutorial and Tours

               To access help for WorldCat, link to the database, WorldCat, and click on the Help button.  

Need Help?

Please ask for assistance at the Reference Desk. From off campus, call (920) 923-8096 or submit the online Ask A Reference Librarian form.     


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