Library Video Tutorials

This page gathers together instructional online videos about 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.


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


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, 2012
URL: http://youtu.be/ZN-o_kg4skI

 

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


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


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: MLibrary
Created: July 24, 2012
URL: http://youtu.be/QIPNXGWWKaU


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 Refine
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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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A brief introduction to finding articles with ProQuest databases.

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


MGetIt 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


Introduction to MedlinePlus
Intro to 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://youtu.be/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://youtu.be/K-Cirz44akI


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://youtu.be/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://youtu.be/EgUUHb354EI


Why Use Library Databases?
Why Use Databases - Video
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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://youtu.be/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://youtu.be/e9vYvP5DroY


Find Articles with Academic OneFile
OneFile
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Learn the basics of searching for articles with Academic OneFile.

Running Time: 2:11
Credits: Shapiro Undergraduate Library
Created: August 7, 2009
URL: http://www.screencast.com/t/RzmJjQLG8N


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://youtu.be/LykpJPqWvCM

 

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Last modified: 03/04/2014