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Podcasts and Videocasts from the WSU Libraries

“How To …” – Help with Library Resources and Tools

Choosing your search words: This videocast takes you through the process of choosing search terms, the words that you will use to search the catalog, indexes and google. Recorded by librarian Betty Galbraith in August 2009. 8 min in length. Image of a computer monitor that displays "View". Click to view.
Starting a Research Paper: This covers the research process for writing a paper. Recorded by librarian Betty Galbraith in August 2009. 9:41 in length. Image of an iPod with text reading "Right click to save as MP3"
Choosing Search Terms: This offers help with selecting search terms for more effective searching of library catalogs, indexes, and the internet. Recorded by librarian Betty Galbraith in April 2007. 2:30 in length. Image of an iPod with text reading "Right click to save as MP3"
Narrowing Searches Using the AND Command: This explains how to use the search command AND to combine several research elements into one search, for more effective searching of library catalogs, indexes, and the internet. Recorded by librarian Betty Galbraith in May 2007. 2:17 in length. Image of an iPod with text reading "Right click to save as MP3"
Expanding your Search Using the OR Command: This explains how to use the OR command to include different ways your author may have talked about your subject, for more effective searching of library catalogs, indexes, and the internet. Recorded by librarian Betty Galbraith in May 2007. 3:52 in length. Image of an iPod with text reading "Right click to save as MP3"
Combining AND, OR, and * Commands to Focus your Search: This tutorial talks about combining the OR, AND, and * (wildcard) to focus your search to exactly the elements you want. Recorded by librarian Betty Galbraith in May 2007. 3:25 in length. Image of an iPod with text reading "Right click to save as MP3"

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