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How-To Guides

The following how-to guides are designed to help you learn how to make good use of various library and other resources and improve your research and study skills. Feel free to explore them!

APA PsycInfo

APA PsycInfo is a must-check database in the area of psychology and behavioral sciences. This guide will help you explore the database in depth and discover some of its most significant features, which can offer you invaluable help in your research. Access the guide


Discovery is a library based-tool that ties together the many library research systems and databases into a single searchable system. This guide will help you explore all the features of this tool and discover how it will assist you in your research. Access the guide


Ebook databases may differ in terms of interface or functionality; however, the steps to search for, find, and retrieve an item are very similar. This guide will take you through these steps and help you with reading ebooks online or offline. Access the guide

Google Scholar

You can use Google Scholar for your research. This guide will help you find out how to get more full-text articles from Google Scholar by linking it to the library resources. It also takes you through the steps of searching, organizing, evaluating, and personalizing your results in Google Scholar. Information for instructors, who wish to create their own profile and promote their work by using the Google Scholar indexing services are also available. Access the guide

Mobile Apps for Library Resources

The purpose of this guide is to let you know which of the library databases come with a mobile app, where you can download these apps from, what special features they offer, and how you can link them to the respective databases to take advantage of their content. Access the guide

  • Last updated: Jul 27, 2023 1:29 PM