Library Tutorials

Quick Start

The Quick Start Tutorial is designed for first-year students and others who have no experience using our library or doing formal research. This tutorial includes six lessons and a graded quiz.

PsycINFO for PSYC 311

The PsycINFO Tutorial demonstrates how to do basic and advanced searches in the PsycINFO database.
Assignment required for PSYC311 students (PDF).

Library Skills

About the Library

Advanced Online Searching 1

Advanced Online Searching 2

Choosing a Manageable Research Topic

Choosing and Using Keywords

Find Articles in a Database

Find Books in the Library Catalog

Information Economics

Locate a Book on the Shelf

Open Access

Peer Review

Popular and Scholarly Sources: The Information Cycle

Using Multi-Search to get Articles, Books, and More

Using "Search for Full Text"

What are Scholarly Journals?

What is The Literature?

What's the Deep Web? And Why the Library?

For Faculty

How to Request a Library Instruction Session

View all our tutorials on the Pfau Library's YouTube channel.