Library Tutorials

1. Introduction to Library Research

This is an eleven-slide Powerpoint presentation describing 5 steps to completing a research project at Post University. Useful resources within the library and external educational sources are recommended throughout the presentation.

2. Academic Journals, Trade Journals and Popular Magazines: How are they Different?

This 12-minute tutorial (Powerpoint with voice narration) provides criteria for identifying academic journals, trade journals and popular magazines and gives examples of each within the Post University Collection.

3. Evaluating Information Sources

This Powerpoint presentation (16 slides) provides a framework with which to evaluate the credibility of information in many formats.

4. Searching for Journals with EBSCOhost

This Powerpoint tutorial of 18 slides gives a basic introduction to journal searching within EBSCOhost. The tutorial reflects the EBSCOhost interface as of August 1, 2010. EBSCOhost is undergoing periodic revisions. Some screens may appear slightly different than those depicted here, but the essential search, retrieval and document management functions remain the same.