Our reference Librarians have prepared tutorials which will help you learn about the resources that we offer. These tutorials help students become acquainted with an academic library and learn about our many services.

Accessing Databases

A quick tutorial which shows you how to access the Library's commercial online databases.

Database Searching Tutorial

The Database Searching Tutorial is designed to help you understand how to search databases effectively. In this tutorial, you will log into a database to do searches that replicate ones that we have done and compare your results to ours.

Online Library Catalog Tutorial

The Library Catalog Tutorial will show you step-by-step how to search and find books and other materials in our online library catalog.

Virtual Reference Tour

The Virtual Reference Tour will help you find your way around the Peterson Library and should give you an overview of resources you can use for your research.