Web Tutorials

This page lists useful tutorials in video, audio and interactive format for your use.

Research Tutorials

Advanced Searching Tutorial: This tutorial teaches more advanced methods of searching such as boolean operators, truncation and wildcards that can be helpful when researching a topic.

Analyzing Sources: This powerpoint presentation is useful for students who wish to know if a resource is appropriate to an assignment.

Catalog Searching: This tutorial is useful for all students who wish to locate physical or electronic resources at the Daemen College Library.

Database Searching in Business Topic Databases: This tutorial is useful for all students working toward a business degree. It's especially pertinent for students who are in the offsite program or cannot physically come to the library.

Database Searching in Education Topic Databases: This tutorial is useful for all students working toward an education degree.  It's especially pertinent for students who are in the offsite program or cannot physically come to the library.

Database Searching in Nursing Topic Databases: This tutorial is useful for all students working toward any nursing and allied health degrees. It's especially pertinent for students who are in the offsite program or cannot physically come to the library.

Electronic Books: Locating and Using eBrary: This tutorial is useful for all students who cannot come to library frequently, including offsite program students.

Locating Articles From a References List: This tutorial is useful for students who have an topic-relevant article in hand and wish to locate an article that has been listed on the references page of that article.

Locating Materials at Other Libraries (WorldCat): This tutorials is useful for students who want to borrow materials directly from other nearby libraries.

MyEBSCO: This tutorial is useful for students who want to get periodic emails when new topic-relevant articles are published to a database, want RSS feeds, or want to create permanent folders in the EBSCO-hosted databases.

Searching Characters (Boolean Logic): This tutorial is useful for anyone wishing to take their database search terms to the next level.

WorldCat: Want to know if a certain book is available nearby?  Use this global library catalog to locate the materials you need!

Library Services Tutorials

Interlibrary Loan: This tutorial is useful for students who want or need to request resources that the Library does not own or subscribe to.

Citations - General

Citation Styles - Recognizing the Patterns: Check out this video to learn about the patterns consistent with each citation style.  It will help you become familiar for what information you need to create citations, no matter the style.

AMA-Style Tutorials

AMA Style Citations and Format: This tutorial is useful for students new to the AMA citation and format style.

APA-Style Tutorials

PRIMO recognized APA-Style Citations Interactive Tool:  This interactive tutorial, geared toward allied health students, shows how to format references in APA-Style.  This tool has been recognized nationally through the American Library Association/Association of Academic and Research Libraries Instruction Section's Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (PRIMO) project and added to the PRIMO database.

APA-Style References Page: This tutorial is useful for students who wish to compile a references page for their APA-style paper

APA-Style Title Page and Running Headers: This tutorial is useful for students who wish to create the Title Page and Running Headers using the format established by APA.

MLA-Style Tutorials

MLA-Style Title and Running Header: This tutorial is useful for student who wish to create the Title Area and Running Headers using the format established by MLA.

MLA-Style Works Cited Page: This tutorial is useful for students who wish to compile a works cited page for their MLA-style paper.

World of Opportunity Wizard

Wow! Did you know Daemen students travel to help people in need!

Health Care Studies Professor Justine Tutuska, accompanied by her students, traveled to the Dominican Republic to work on Public Health Issues and school building.

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Student Profiles

Nick Kaczmarek

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Nick held several student leadership positions at Daemen and also completed an internship for graphic design. He recently traveled abroad to Italy with students and the department chair of the program.