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Instructional Videos

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Database Access

Denied access? Get through the firewall: logging on with the VPN client. (2:11 min).

APA Style

Create a Running Head in Microsoft Word (2:27 min.)
Referencing articles using the DOI (digital object identifier) (4:44 min.)
Referencing print articles (1:26 min.)
Referencing online ERIC documents (3:31 min.)

Locating Full Text Articles Using the Find It Button Find It

Where to locate the Find It button (2:00 min.)
Identifying full text (2:38 min.)
What to do when you get an error message (3:43 min.)
Locating a print copy of an article (4:39 min.)
Making an interlibrary loan request (2:29 min.)

Requesting Materials Through Interlibrary Loan

Request materials directly from library databases (3:12 min.)
Request materials found in bibliographies, references, etc. (3:00 min.)

Searching PsycInfo

Searching by subject using the thesaurus (3:15 min.)
Reviewing search results, record details, and online articles (2:50 min.)
Locating online articles from publisher web sites (3:06 min.)

Searching the Library Catalog

The colors may have changed, but the concepts are the same. One change, though: the default search is NMU only, not all libraries that share the catalog).
Search topic by subject headings (2:34 min.)
Search topic by keyword (4:36 min.)

Library Hours
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Tue: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wed: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thu: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat: 12:00 noon - 8:00 p.m.
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