WSULS Instruction

Videos and tutorials from the WSU Library System Instruction team

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Welcome to the Wayne State Libraries

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

How do I use the Library Guides?

Friday, August 31st, 2012

This video shows you how to use the library Guides to find quality resources for your research.

Scholarly vs. Popular Articles

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Learn how to identify if an article is from a scholarly or popular publication.

How do I find an article?

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

This video will demonstrate how to access the OmniFile Full-Text Select database, perform a basic search in the database, find more information on a specific article and access the full-text of the article.

What is Plagiarism?

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

What is plagiarism? There are many forms of plagiarism – here are a few examples.

Click here to learn what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.
Get help at the WSU Writing Center
Check out the Wayne State Library Guide to Writing Tools

How do I evaluate websites?

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

In this video you’ll learn the 5 criteria for evaluating websites: Accuracy, Authority, Objectivity, Coverage, and Currency.

How do I Use “Get It”?

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

This video demonstrates how to use the Get It feature in the library catalog to request books from the Wayne State libraries for delivery to the Wayne State Library circulation desk of your choice. Takes 1-2 business days.

How do I find a book?

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

This video will show you how to search the Wayne State library catalog, refine your search and view information about a specific book.

Also see our How to Use Get It! video which shows how to request books from the Wayne State libraries for delivery to the Wayne State Library circulation desk of your choice. Takes 1-2 business days.

My Library Account

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Learn how to use your library account to renew books and check fines.

Why use an Article Database?

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Find out why you want to use an Article Database to find articles for your research papers.