All Videos

This page gathers together many free, online videos highlighting various facets of your MLibrary. These videos have been created by staff throughout the library. If you have questions about any of these videos, please contact instructionvideo@umich.edu.

Featured Video

Getting Started with Mirlyn

Running Time: 2:32
Credits: Lisa Campbell
Created: November 29, 2012
URL: http://youtu.be/epatBeaM7oE

 

 



Tutorials: Early English Books Online-Text Creation Partnership
Early English Books Online-Text Creation Partnership video tutorials
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This playlist contains a series of videos to help you search within the Early English Books Online-Text Creation Partnership (EEBO-TCP).

Running Time: varies
Credits: Sarah Wingo, on behalf of the Text Creation Partnership
Created: June 4, 2013
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IhFhsFvW50&feature=share&list=PLVB8CZOF_DzEr4YlTwDaEV877T9nbEfz_

 

How to Locate Digital Archives on the Public Web
Locating digital archives video
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The objective of this tutorial is to demonstrate and discuss some search strategies for locating reliable digital archives on the public web.

Running Time: 4:21
Credits: Jarrett M. Drake, Sigrid A. Cordell
Created: May 20, 2013
URL: http://youtu.be/7iaPAfE1ahM

 

MGet It: Your link to online articles at the University of Michigan Library
MGet It
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Learn how to retrieve electronic articles using MGet It, along with 7FAST and ILL for articles in print only or that are not owned by the libraries.

Running Time: 3:29
Credits: Ni Yan, Andy Hickner, Anne Perorazio
Created: December 19, 2012
URL: http://youtu.be/I_HJ5duXJe0

 

Getting Started with Mirlyn
Getting Started with Mirlyn
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This video shows how to perform basic searches in Mirlyn, our library catalog: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu.

Running Time: 2:32
Credits: Lisa Campbell
Created: November 29, 2012
URL: http://youtu.be/epatBeaM7oE

 

MLibrary Homepage
Mlibrary Homepage
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A brief explanation of what users will learn by watching the video: A new screencast orienting users to our library website.

Running Time: 3:02
Credits: Created by Beth Strickland, Narrated by Shevon Desai, Music by Pixt, "See You Later".
Created: October 31, 2012
URL: http://youtu.be/JZNXtxXnVRM

 

Call Numbers: Decoding & Using Them
Get This
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A detailed tutorial explaining how to read call numbers and how to use call numbers to find books on the shelves at the UM Library.

Running Time: 3:22
Credits: Betsy Williams and Denise Foley
Created: October 25, 2012
URL: http://youtu.be/8orFFFcHhgk


National Institutes of Health Public Access Policy (Full Lecture)
NIH Public Access Policy
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On April 7, 2008 the National Institutes of Health made it mandatory for all researchers who hold an NIH grant to comply with its Public Access Policy. This video covers all aspects of complying with the policy from A to Z.

Running Time: 55:40
Credits: Merle Rosenzweig
Created: September 26, 2012
URL: http://youtu.be/xPpdXcKIixM

 

NIH Public Access Policy (NIHPAP) Lecture in Five Parts
NIH Public Access Policy
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On April 7, 2008 the National Institutes of Health made it mandatory for all researchers who hold an NIH grant to comply with its Public Access Policy. This video covers all aspects of complying with the policy from A to Z.

Running Time: varies
Credits: Merle Rosenzweig
Created: September 26, 2012
URL: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLVB8CZOF_DzFYgzT8tMS2wxW0C7WDuba6

 

Finding Full-Text with MGet It
Finding Full Text
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A brief introduction to a tool that helps users connect to full text of electronic articles with a click of a button.

Running Time: 1:03
Credits: Lisa Campbell & Amanda Peters
Created: July 24, 2012
URL: http://youtu.be/QIPNXGWWKaU

 

Get This: MLibrary Books Delivered to You
Get This
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A brief introduction to a free service that lets library users request library items pulled and delivered to a preferred location

Running Time: 1:10
Credits: Susan Hollar, Karen Reiman-Sendi, Judy Smith, Betsy Williams
Created: September 5, 2013
URL: http://youtu.be/QqEBJjKncZc

 

My NCBI: Making PubMed Work Better for You
PubMed
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Learn how to use MY NCBI, a part of PubMed and other NCBI databases, to save searches and collections of articles, create filters, and set preferences for each database.

Running Time: 4 videos, total length: 9:14 minutes
Credits: Taubman Health Sciences Libraries
Created: June 18, 2012
URL: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE9FB4356F08B55E6

 

How to Find an Author's h-Index
Get This
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The h-index calculates the productivity of an author based on the impact of the author's works.

Running Time: :48
Credits: Taubman Health Sciences Library
Created: June 14, 2012
URL: http://youtu.be/Ic37p5nODyo

 

Optimizing Your Google Search
Get This
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This revised and updated video demonstrates how to effectively search for health related information using Google.

Running Time: 2:50
Credits: Taubman Health Sciences Library
Created: June 7, 2012
URL: http://youtu.be/2zQ5iHvpnNc

 

Getting Started with ISI Web of Science
ISI Web of Science
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This is a brief introduction to the ISI Web of Science database.

Running Time: 3:03
Credits: Betsy Williams
Created: March 28, 2012
URL:http://youtu.be/y_1JKf6DBtk

 

Finding Architectural Plans and Drawings in the Avery Index to Architecture
Architectural Drawings
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A guide to searching for plans and drawings in architectural journals.

Running Time: 5:36
Credits: Imageworks, Art, Architecture and Engineering Library
Created: March 1, 2012
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR5bdUlsDJU


Cross Searching Databases in ProQuest
ProQuest Cross Searching
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A short guide to searching across multiple ProQuest databases.

Running Time: 1:50
Credits: MLibrary
Created: January 5, 2012
URL: http://youtu.be/rWhZn5sJPlM

 

ProQuest: How to Refine Your Searches
ProQuest Subjects
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A guide to getting the most appropriate articles for your subject using ProQuest databases.

Running Time: 2:18
Credits: MLibrary
Created: January 5, 2012
URL: http://youtu.be/8EJsqQoJ3JY

 

ProQuest: More Subjects and Articles Than Ever!
ProQuest Subjects
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This video is an introduction to the new ProQuest interface and highlights some of ProQuest's noteworthy features.

Running Time: :56
Credits:MLibrary
Created: January 5, 2012
URL: http://youtu.be/R_pt3NC11K0

 

EndNote: Adding References Manually
EndNote References
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This video gives an overview of EndNote and shows you how to enter a reference manually.

Running Time: 3:17
Credits: Carol Shannon, Anne Perorazio
Created: December 19, 2011
URL: http://youtu.be/ZN-o_kg4skI

 

MGet It Citation Linker: Get full-text from a citation!
MGet It Citation Linker
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This is a short overview to the MGet It Citation Linker.

Running Time:1:45
Credits: MLibrary
Created: November 8, 2011
URL: http://youtu.be/AVyn1-I1LKQ

 

UC 174 Mini-Course in Digital Research
UC174
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UC 174 is a credit course, taught by librarians, designed to help you write your research papers more efficiently.

Running Time: 4:03
Credits: MLibrary
Created: July 12, 2011
URL: http://youtu.be/Hcz_A-Oarz4

 

Introduction to MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus
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This is a brief introduction to the tools and information that you can find in MedlinePlus, the premier site for consumer health information on the Web.

Running Time: 2:59
Credits: Taubman Health Sciences Libraries
Created: June 1, 2011
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXnvyh63xjA

 

Searching for Articles? Try ArticlesPlus!
ArticlesPlus
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ArticlesPlus is MLibrary's new article discovery tool. Watch this brief introduction to learn how to use it.

Running Time: 2:01
Credits: MLibrary
Created: February 21, 2011
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-Cirz44akI

 

Introduction to Embase
Embase
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Learn how to do simple searches in the Embase database.

Running Time: 2:49
Credits: Taubman Health Sciences Library
Created: October 7, 2010
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XP4GR-gcVE

 

How to Access Library Resources from Off Campus
Library Portal
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Access library resources off campus through the Library web site portal, lib.umich.edu.

Running Time: 1:30
Credits: MLibrary
Created: February 21, 2011
URL: http://youtu.be/7U-zBtMFiTg

 

Google Scholar with MGet It Links
Google Scholar with MGet It
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Learn how to access the full text of articles online through Google Scholar with MGet It links.

Running Time: 0:57
Credits: MLibrary
Created: February 21, 2011
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KU6N5UEm19Q

 

The Library Proxy Server Bookmarklet
Proxy Server Bookmarklet
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Learn how to use the Library Proxy Server Bookmarklet to access library resources remotely.

Running Time: 1:26
Credits: MLibrary
Created: February 21, 2011
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EgUUHb354EI

 

Why Use Library Databases?
Why Use Databases
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Library databases will give you better sources quickly for a better paper.

Running Time: 2:01
Credits:  Shapiro Undergraduate Library
Created: August 25, 2010
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwdhHM9C9Pk

 

Finding Library Databases
Finding Library Databases
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Learn how to find databases using the Browse feature of the Library website.

Running Time: 2:31
Credits: MLibrary Video Task Force
Created: August 2, 2010
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9vYvP5DroY

 

Ask a Librarian
Student describes Ask a Librarian
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Student describes using the UM Library's Ask a Librarian service.

Running Time: 0:37
Credits: MLibrary Video Task Force
Created: February 12, 2010
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKHJ-CUc_4U

 

AP Images
AP Images
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An overview of how to use AP Images.

Running Time: 1:16
Credits: Annette Haines
Created: July 20, 2010
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LykpJPqWvCM

 

 

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Last modified: 04/22/2014