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Introduction to the Library for online learners

This 13-minute video presentation introduces the library services for online learners.  You can watch the entire presentation or chose to watch certain sections.

Video sections

00:12 - Contents of presentation

00:27 - How access to online resources works

01:34 - Using the Virtual Private Netork

02:03 - Links to readings from course environments

02:36 - Library tab in MyEd

02:45 - Library website

02:58 - DiscoverEd for finding library resources

03:43 - How to find an e-book via the Library

05:07 - How to find an online article via the Library

06:45 - Google Scholar settings for getting full text from the Library

07:20 - Finding a journal article in print & requesting a scan

09:16 - Overview of requesting scanned articles and chapters from print holdings

09:48 - What if the Library does not have what you need?

10:09 - Interlibrary document delivery requests

11:35 - Recommend a book purchase

12:03 - Checklist - are you ready to use the Library?

12:21 - Contacts for further help & advice