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!
Searching The Internet:
- Google Searching: Why the First Four Hits Aren't Necessarily the Best (best viewed in YouTube HD)
EBSCO, one of our main multidisciplinary databases, has several short videos:
Proquest, our other major interdisciplinary database, also has video tutorials:
Accessing Library Resources:
- How to Find Books Using the Library of Congress Classification System
- How to search the catalog for a specific title or author
- The Research Process
- Evaluating Information
- Primary Sources
- Research guides
Using the Databases:
Searching the Internet:
Questions? Comments? Contact the Library.