A written guide to help explain what tools to use while searching for library resources.
This tutorial covers advanced search tools that can be used in most library databases.
Help building individual links that can be added to courses for correct authentication.
This tutorial is intended for researchers who have already found an article that interests them. It walks through ways to find full text versions of the article(s).
Learn how to search for research literature specific to education theorists.
This tutorial reviews the basics of finding articles (5:17).
Using Boolean Operators and other similar functions for research help (3:28).
This video includes strategies useful when using library databases for finding articles that apply to a theoretical framework (2:09).
This tutorial offers several helpful tips for finding related search terms and expanding on search terms for a research project (3:01).
How to find research literature, used by scholars for forming an investigative paper or to provide background for personal research (3:20).
In order to link Olivet Nazarene University resources from a Google scholar search, follow the steps below. This setup should only have to be done one time per device. After setup, use the Google Scholar link from the library website.
Once you find an article in a library database (EBSCO or ProQuest) how do you know for certain that it's peer reviewed? Quick visual guide to article details.
What's the difference between a keywords and a subject heading? How to find and use database-specific subject headings for precise searching.
There are three types of methods to construct permalinks (purls) from our databases with the Open Athens Authentication System.
Only use the Link Generator when specified. This tool does not work with all of our databases and providers. For specific provider instructions use directory on this page. Go to https://library.olivet.edu/help/eresource_links/index.php for more information on specific providers.
Help make purls for library resources so that they can be shared to other ONU constituents.
These strategies can be applied in most EBSCO databases.
Helpful basic search strategies to help you navigate EBSCO databases more effectively.
Use Google Scholar to setup an account to connect with Benner's fulltext and searching tips (2:55 minutes). If you are not seeing use our help page: Google Scholar Configuration Instructions to re-configure your settings.
Help guides from ExLibris for searching our Library Resources officially known as Primo VE.