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Virtual Library Research Session

Gain a basic understanding of how to use Library research tools through this series of sequenced videos covering keyword development to searching strategies to interlibrary loan.

Virtual Library Research Session



With the current suspension of in-person classes and move to remote learning options, the Zondervan Library is committed to supporting students and faculty through online resources and services.This page provides videos that cover some of the basic research strategies, tools, and information needed to get started with 100-200 level course research.


Note from the
Academic Engagement Librarian



Your Taylor University Librarians are working full-time to be of assistance to you while the library building is closed to the public.  It is our hope through the following tutorials to provide you with the same information you would receive in a face-to-face library research session.

Good luck with your research! 

Do not hesitate to ask for help and stay safe.


1. Developing Keywords



2. Accessing Online Resources



3. What Are Scholarly Databases?

3. What Are Scholarly Databases?



4. Database Searching Overview





5. Evaluating Resources using C.R.A.A.P.



6. Finding Full-Text Articles by Citation



7. Using Interlibrary Loan (ILL)



Library FAQs


Recently, we have added a growing list of entries to our FAQ guide, if you need help or guidance outside of our hours. 

Please visit the LibAnswers - FAQ page. We hope to add more entries daily!