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Help Yourself!

The following online web screencasts are recommended for this class so that you may learn how to develop research strategies and search resources at your own pace. A complete list of screencasts, with additional download/viewing options (including PDF slides) is available on our main screencast page.

Most videos are 5-7 minutes in length.

Duggan Library Tour
Topic Development and Search Strategies
Using LibGuides
Using the Reference Collection
Using PantherCAT
Using Primary Sources
Database Searching Basics
Finding the Full-Text with SFX
Using Worldcat and Direct Request
Citing Sources

The following video tutorials are produced by our database vendors:

Searching EBSCO 2.0
JSTOR: Search Basics



GW115, 116.  Word, Image and Power.
A two-course sequence examining 19th- and 20th-century social and cultural issues as expressed in the voices of activists and political leaders, fiction writers and poets, journalists and photographers, filmmakers, and playwrights.


Primo QuickSearch

The Primo search system offers quick and easy searching of the Duggan Library catalog and several of our most popular article and e-book databases, including JSTOR, Project MUSE, and eBrary, and more.



Need a minimum of 3 or 5 or 8 or 10 different sources?  No problem. Source types include:

  • Reference materials
  • Books
  • Journal/Magazine articles
  • Web entries
  • Newspaper articles
  • Video/DVD
  • Reviews (book, film, etc.)
  • Primary source (the artwork/novel/poem/performance, etc., itself)
  • Government documents
  • Interviews


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