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FYS - Library Intro Videos


Hello! The videos on this page are intended for use by FYS students, but of course can be viewed by anyone who's new to Austin College and Abell Library! They are arranged as a sequence, but may be viewed separately if you just need a quick refresher from one of the segments. You may also access these videos on our Vimeo Channel.

If you have questions or issues with viewing or accessing this content, please contact Andrew Smith via email or 903-813-2470.

Covers how to find us, how to get help, getting started with using the library and its website

Covers basic keyword searching for information sources through the library's website

Covers identifying books in a search and how to get them

Covers identifying articles in a search and how to access them

Covers searching for a specific book or article by title, author, etc.

Covers searching with multiple keywords, utilizing related terms or synonyms as search terms

Covers Boolean searching, utilizing limiters to filter search results

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