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Information Literacy Instructional Videos

Some of these have been made here. Most, though, come from other institutions that share! The sharing institution is always credited!

Short Videos from Proquest Research Companion

The Open Web (2m 59s) describes the advantages and disadvantages of Googling as a research strategy.

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The Physical Library (2m 23s) succinctly describes a library catalog's value, interlibrary loan services, and what help you can get from a librarian!

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The Digital Library (2m 50s) describes subscription databases and their value.

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Searching the Open Web (2m 2s) describes the basics of keyword searching (more words for less results) and Boolean and phrases.

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Searching Your Library Resources (2m 28s) describes the basic differences between searching the open web and searching academic databases, including terminology issues.

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