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Library Tutorials: General Search Tips

Use these videos and tutorials to learn new tricks about library research

Getting Started with Research

Use these search tools in your searching to better focus your results.  These tutorials will provide you with tips and examples.

The short video tutorial will describe how to use our general search tips.

The step-by-step tutorial will provide the same information with the opportunity to practice searching along the way.

Video Tutorial

Source: General Library Search Tips, video tutorial, by Emily Bongiovanni and Brianna Buljung, Colorado School of Mines Arthur Lakes Library under a CC-BY-NC license

Step-by-Step Tutorial

Source: General Library Search Tips, LibWizard tutorial, by Brianna Buljung, Colorado School of Mines Arthur Lakes Library under a CC-BY-NC license

Resources for Online Students

Source: Things Online Students Should Know about the Library, video tutorial, by Brianna Buljung, Colorado School of Mines Arthur Lakes Library under a CC-BY-NC license

Accessing Library Resources Off Campus

Source: Accessing Library Materials Off Campus, video tutorial, by Brianna Buljung, Colorado School of Mines Arthur Lakes Library under a CC-BY-NC license

Top 10 Things For Students To Know About Arthur Lakes Library

Ask A Librarian

Consult with a Research Librarian for help

Library Catalog

Search for books, journals, maps, articles and more

Prospector & Interlibrary Loan

Check out items from other libraries - delivered to campus for your convenience!

Study Rooms

Reserve a study room online

Off-Campus Access

You have access to all of the Library's online items from anywhere in the world!

Computer Lab & OrePrint

40+ computer workstations with specialty software & OrePrint stations (campus printing system)

Research Guides

Get started finding resources with these helpful cheat sheets

Course Reserves

Professors can place course textbooks on hold for student use

Workshops & Tutorials

Attend a workshop to learn Library hacks and helpful tools to help you become awesome researchers

Scholar's Hub

Consult with Librarians for help with your research papers and projects

Librarians

headshot of Brianna Buljung, Librarian

Brianna Buljung

Teaching & Learning Librarian

Emily Bongiovanni, Temp Instruction & Research Librarian

Emily Bongiovanni

Scholarly Communications Librarian