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Library Videos and Tutorials: Research Skills

Research Skills

Accessing Academic Databases

Watch this video to become familiar with our online databases. They hold thousands of scholarly articles that can help you complete your assignments.

Find full-text articles in Academic Search Complete:


Ask a Librarian

Need help with your research? Chat with, text, or email a librarian using Ask a Librarian, Florida's virtual reference service. Watch this video to learn how.


Research Strategies

Research may seem like a daunting task. This video will provide you with four techniques that will make this process much easier. They are: choosing a general topic, developing a guiding research question, identifying key concepts, and using different synonyms to get better results.


Searching CINAHL

Watch this video to learn how to search the CINAHL database. CINAHL is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing & allied health literature.

Find full-text articles in: CINAHL Complete, Health Source Consumer Edition, MEDLINE with Full Text, and PsycARTICLES.


Quick Tips for APA

Watch this video to learn quick tips for writing your paper in the APA Citation Style. These tips are based on the 6th edition Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.


APA PsycArticles Tutorial

This tutorial will show you how to access the APA PsycArticles database and how to find peer-reviewed articles in psychology.