How-To Videos

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How Do I Access the AP Stylebook?

The Libraries subscribe to an online version of the Associated Press Stylebook, which allows up to 100 users to access the Stylebook simultaneously. The online version of the AP Stylebook is updated throughout the year. You can also find the most recent paper version of the Stylebook at the 2nd floor Reference Desk. If you use […]

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How do I opt-in for text messages from the library?

How do I opt in for text messages from the library?

You can opt in to get text messages when items you’ve requested from other libraries are ready to be picked up, or when something you have checked out needs to be returned or renewed. Watch the video below to find out more. If you are unable to view the video on opting in for text […]

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How do I find a specific journal through the library website?

How do I find a specific journal through the library website?

If you want to search multiple journals at the same time, ArticlesPlus or a subject database is the way to go. But what if you want to search one specific journal? This video will show you how to search for specific e-journals using ALICE, the library catalog. If you are unable to view this video, […]

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How do I find who has cited an article using Google Scholar?

How do I find who has cited an article using Google Scholar?

Want to find out who has cited an article or book? This is called “cited reference searching” and this video will show you how to do it using Google Scholar. Be sure to also check out how to find the full text through Google Scholar from off campus. If you are unable to view this […]

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How do I Find Dissertations and Theses by Topic, Advisor or School?

How do I Find Dissertations and Theses by Topic, Advisor or School?

You can use the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Database to look for these type of works by any number of criteria, including topic, advisor or school. The video below walks you through this process. You may also be interested in knowing more about accessing the full text of dissertations and theses.  If you are unable […]

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How Do I Find the Full Text of Dissertations and Theses Documents?

How Do I Find the Full Text of Dissertations and Theses Documents?

The location of the full text for a thesis or dissertation will depend on where and when it was completed. Ohio University dissertations and theses can usually be found through the Libraries. Options for access dissertations and theses from other schools are described in the video below. In some cases, you will have to place […]

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How Do I Get Help Searching and Applying For Jobs with the Learning Express Library

How Do I Get Help Searching and Applying For Jobs with the Learning Express Library

The Jobs and Career Accelerator section of the Learning Express Library offers a variety of tools for exploring your career options and applying for jobs. The video below guides you through finding and using these tools.  If you are unable to view this video, try accessing the video from YouTube. This video is released under […]

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Do you have study guides for the GRE, TOEFL, MCAT, LSAT, etc?

Do you have study guides for the GRE, TOEFL, MCAT, LSAT, etc?

Alden library has access to a large collection of online tests you can take via Learning Express Library. There are also test preparation books that are available at Alden. To find the most recent book the library owns you should run a search for that test in ALICE (e.g., GRE, MCAT, LSAT, etc.) The video below shows you […]

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How Do I Find the New York Times for a Specific Date?

How Do I Find the New York Times for a Specific Date?

The Libraries subscribe to the New York Times online in a database that lets you browse for the full version of the paper for a specific day. This video by Journalism librarian Diana Nichols shows you how: If you are unable to view this video, try accessing the video from YouTube. This video is released […]

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Send a Book to Any OhioLINK Library for Pickup (2:15)

How do I Send a Book to Any OhioLINK Library for Pickup?

When you request a book through OhioLINK, you can have the book sent to any library in the OhioLINK system. The video below shows you how. If you are unable to view this video, try accessing the video from YouTube. This video is released under Creative Commons license. You are welcome to use, redistribute, or […]