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Physical Therapy Resource Guide: Video Tutorials by your Librarian

Research How-to's

How do I find scholarly sources?

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.

Scholarly Trade & Popular Articles (CC) from PALNI on Vimeo.

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.

Library How-to's

On Campus:
Spartan Search and all library databases are accessible from any campus computer.

Off Campus:
When off campus, use your MU network username and password to access library resources.  If you need help, contact Darla Haines

When accessing your library account online, you can view:

  • What you currently have checked out, the due date of those items, and the opportunity to renew the items online
  • Holds that have come in and are ready for pick-up
  • Fines accumulated
  • Your personal contact information and the ability to make quick changes

Access your account by:

  1. Clicking the Your Library Account link from the Spartan Search box on the left
  2. Logging in with your MU network username and password, making sure to capitalize the 1st three letters of your username
  3. Clicking the My Account link found at the top right corner of the search page that appears

Questions? Ask your friendly librarians using the contact information on the Home tab of this guide!

Interlibrary Loans

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Research Tutorial for Manchester University Students

Tutorial video by Manchester University librarian on how to use Google Scholar in conjunction with Manchester University library's resources.

Medical Databases

CINAHL Databases - Advanced Searching Tutorial(CC) from EBSCO Tutorials on YouTube

Searching ScienceDirect.

This video explains what is available in ScienceDirect and how to do targeted searches. 

ScienceDirect Database Search Tutorial(CC) from Jessie Jones on YouTube

PubMed Search Tips

Other databases

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