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Tutorials

 

Library Services

A video tutorial that provides instruction and tips on using the library catalog (how to find books in Elko.  And even WNC or UNR).
A video that explains how to fill out and submit an online application.
A video tutorial that explains how to fill out an Inter Library Loan request on our website.  (Using ILL to request books to a branch campus.  Or request an item from WNC or UNR). 
A printable brochure that overviews the library services offered to all GBC students.
A printable bookmark that provides a quick outline of our library's services.
 

Helpful Information for English 102 Students

A video tutorial for English 102 students that explains search techniques within the library's electronic resources.
A guide for English 102 students that provides a list of important information and links that will help in searching the GBC Library website.
 
 

Research

A video tutorial that provides a brief introduction to the Great Basin College Library Website.

A video tutorial that gives an example on how to research using library resources.

Overview on how to find and explore electronic books (Ebooks).
A video tutorial that explains how to research specific companies and industries.
A video tutorial that explains how to access our many newspaper subscriptions within our database vendors.
A video tutorial that demonstrates how to research topics pertaining to specific countries or cultures using both library and internet resources. 
A video tutorial that explains how to find and use local resources from Elko, NV. Try replicating techniques in your hometown!
Video on using history specific databases, such as Issues and Controversies in American History, ProQuest Historic New York Times, and JSTOR. Includes demonstration of using catalog to find books at GBC library, GBC eBooks, and requesting an ILL.

Database Research

A video tutorial that explains how to find Peer Reviewed articles.
An overview on how to search within Issues and Controversies.
An overview on how to search within JSTOR.
An overview on how to search within SIRS
   

Electronic Access Troubleshooting

A video tutorial that provides helpful troubleshooting options when having difficulty accessing our electronic resources.
A list of troubleshooting options to try when having difficulty accessing our electronic resources.
A video tutorial that provides troubleshooting options when logging into Ebsco.
 
 

Great Basin College E-mail Tutorials

Overview of settings available with your student or staff/faculty email account
A video that explains how to change how messages are stacked or not stacked.
Overview of how to set University/College preference for search results using Google Scholar
Overview of using Google News

 

 

 

 

Database Tutorials

Here are some helpful links on searching databases

(From the Publisher)

Access World News/Newsbank Tutorials

Learn how to search and locate different types of news content, including videos, and, transcripts.
Learn how to improve all search results by using simple search operators, such as 'And, Not, and, Or'.
Learn how to access Newsbank's important and current news events which are updated each month.
Learn how to search for articles on key issues and events with NewsBank Special Reports.
Learn how to narrow your search results by using limiters provided in NewsBank.
   

CINAHL Tutorials

 
A helpul video that explains how to do a basic search for resources in the CINAHL database.
A helpful video tutorial that explains how to do an advanced search for resources in the CINAHL database
A webpage that includes three videos that explain how to find resources in CINAHL.

EBSCO Tutorials

 
All EBSCO products tutorials
Video that explains the Basic Search for EBSCO
Video that explains how to do an Advanced Search in EBSCO
How to search in EBSCO

Films on Demand

 
A helpful website that provides video tutorials on Films on Demand features.

Gale Virtual Library

 
Video that explains Gale Virtual Library search/features.
A video that explains how to do a basic search in Gale Virtual Reference Library
A video that explains how to bookmark resources within the Gale Virtual Reference Library
A video that explains how to search for resources within the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

JSTOR

 
A series of video tutorials explaining how to search JSTOR

Nursing Reference Center

 
A helpful video tutorial that explains how to find resources within the Nursing Reference Center.

ProQuest

 
PDF that explains ProQuest features and how to navigate this database.
   
   

 

 

 

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Last update: January 30, 2015