The Ventura College Library is dedicated to helping you access and use library resources such as the online databases. Below are videos and tutorials to help you understand how these different tools work. Keep an eye out for more tutorials!
- How to Find Books Using the Library of Congress Classification System
- The Research Process
- Evaluating Information
- Primary Sources
Using The Databases:
- Introduction to EBSCOhost (requires Flash) PowerPoint Presentation
- EBSCOhost: Citing Articles (requires Flash) PowerPoint Presentation
- ProQuest: Basic Search
- ProQuest: Advanced Search
Searching The Internet:
- Google Searching: Why the First Four Hits Aren't Necessarily the Best (best viewed in YouTube HD)
- Understanding Google Search Results
Citing Your Sources:
Questions? Comments? Contact the Library.