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Tutorials

Interactive Library Orientation Tutorial

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Library Tutorial Videos

Commonwealth Catalog                      Demonstrates how to search and request an item in the Commonwealth Catalog (ComCat), a statewide library loan system, that allows users to request items from outside the typical Roxbury Community College Library network.
Ebook Central Shows users how to access Ebook Central, the RCC Library's largest supplier of ebooks, and how to navigate its interface. The RCC Library subscribes to thousands of ebooks through this service.
EBSCO Database Searching                                  Teaches users to find articles in EBSCO databases, our largest database supplier.  EBSCO provides databases in nursing, science, criminal justice, education, general research, and many other topic areas. 
Inter-Library Loan Discusses how to use the RCC Library's inter-library loan service.  Through the online ILL forms students, staff, and faculty can request articles and books not normally available in the Library or through the MBLN network.
Narrowing a Topic Walks students through the process of narrowing down a subject into a research topic for a paper or project.  This may be useful for any course that requires students to formulate a topic to research.
Plagiarism 101 An interactive lesson that helps students understand the basics of plagiarism and then tests their comprehension with a quiz.  Results are displayed at the end of the tutorial.
Subject Specific Searching Demonstrates subject specific searching in Academic Search Premier.  This technique can be used in many Library databases as well as in the catalog.