This video explains characteristics of newspapers, encyclopedias, journals, monographs, and anthologies and when to use them. Click the icon left of the "v" for full screen.
How do I select keywords?
This video explains how to start a literature search. Click the icon left of the "v" for full screen.
Selecting and Using Keywords (CC) from PALNI on Vimeo.
How do I avoid plagiarism?
This video explains how to summarize, paraphrase and quote correctly. Click the icon left of the "v" for full screen.
Avoiding Plagiarism (CC) from PALNI on Vimeo.
Spartan Search and all library databases are accessible from any campus computer.
When off campus, use your MU network username and password to access library resources. This login is case-sensitive, make sure to capitalize the first three letters of your username (first two if you do not use a middle initial). If you need help, contact Darla Haines.
When accessing your library account online, you can view:
Access your account by:
Questions? Ask your friendly librarians using the contact information on the Home tab of this guide!
How do I download Ebooks?
This video explains how to download chapters of ebooks to your computer, smartphone or pad. Note, while there are page limits on downloads, those reset every 24 hours, allowing you to make additional downloads from a book.
Ebook Central Bookshelf (CC) from ProQuest on YouTube
How do I find and read eBooks in JSTOR?
This video shows how to use JSTOR to find book chapters and then go to the page for the entire book.
Using eBooks to enhance your research (CC) from JSTOR on YouTube
How do I do a basic search in EBSCO?
This video explains how to do a search from the homepage using Keywords and Boolean terms.
Creating a Basic Search(CC) from EBSCO on YouTube
How do I do an advanced search in EBSCO?
This video explains how to narrow your search results with multiple fields, by year, and by type of source.
Creating an Advanced Search(CC) from EBSCO on YouTube
How do I do a search in JSTOR?
This video explains how to search for articles and images on JSTOR.