Nursing Program: Library Tutorials

Library orientation guide specifically for the nursing program. Including information on CINAHL and the APA Style Guide.

Databases Off-Campus

Username and Password Screen

To access databases off campus, you enter your W number as your username (begin with a CAPITAL W).  Your password is: the first two letters of your first name, the first two letters of your last name, and the last FOUR digits of your W Number.  To learn more, take this tutorial (you will need Flash):

How to Get into Databases Off Campus

If you still have problems getting in, take this tutorial:

What to Do if You STILL Cannot Get into Databases Off Campus


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Searchpath is an online tutorial where you learn how to use Library resources effectively.

To take the Searchpath tutorial click here

Searchpath is divided into six modules.  Here are direct links to them

Module One: Starting Smart

Module Two: Choosing a Topic

Module Three: Finding Books

Module Four: Finding Articles

Module Five: Using the Web

Module Six: Citing Sources

EBSCOhost Tutorials

Library Tutorials Screen
The Library has created four tutorials for you on how to use EBSCOhost effectively.  Including searching techniques, how to cite according to MLA, and ways to limit or expand your search.  You will need Flash to view these tutorials.
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Plagiarism Tutorial

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You Quote It, You Cite It! is Las Positas Library's adaptation of the Acadia University Library's tutorial on avoiding plagiarism.  Click here to take the tutorial.

E-Mailing and Printing Articles

Library Tutorials Screen

The Library has also created tutorials that give you tips on E-Mailing and printing articles successfully.  Take both of them so you can learn how to save money while getting your articles!  You will need Flash to view.

How to Email Articles From Databases

Save Money Printing from Databases