Workshops & Tutorials
The Library offers many opportunities to learn about our services and resources through Workshops and online Tutorials. To learn more, check out the options, below.
Each semester, new workshops are offered to students, faculty and staff. Take a look at our upcoming sessions for this semester!
Instruction On Demand
These short tutorials, each taking about 5 minutes or less, are a great way to get quick answers about the library and the services we offer, as you need it.
Most of our tutorials can be found on the Cheng Library YouTube account, including some not listed here! A few, like the Scholarly v. Popular can only be found on this page, though, and may require Adobe Flash Player (free at Adobe website).
- Interlibrary Loan & Article Copy Service @ the Cheng Library ~ NEW!
This short overview will explain the ins and outs of these two related services, and walk you through the process of submitting requests.
- How to Use the Fetch It Service @ the Cheng Library ~ NEW!
Find out about the Library's Fetch It service, which allows you to place holds on books and even have our staff get it for you!
- Searching Within Sepecific Journals @ the Cheng Library ~ NEW!
Some assignments ask that you only use certain sources, like the New York Times or Journal of Marriage and Family ONLY. This short demonstration will show you how!
- PsycINFO tutorial
This series of short tutorials will introduce the PsycINFO database and show you the ins-and-outs of searching, narrowing your results, and finding full-text articles for your psychology research!
- Searching Journals & Periodicals
If you're looking for a specific article, or your professor wants to you to search only in a certain journal, this short video can show you how.
- Electronic Reserves at the Cheng Library
This short video will introduce you to Electronic Reserves at the Cheng Library, and show you how to find them on the Library website.
- Scholarly v. Popular
Learn the differences between scholarly and popular articles, and the peer review process!