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Instructional Materials

This page includes links to instructional materials created by the California Digital Library and campus library staff. Library staff are encouraged to submit materials to Jayne Dickson.

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General Information Topics

Resource Name Guide/Instruction
How to Cite Your Sources video How to Cite Your Sources (UCD) Spring 2011 [3/15]
Finding Articles video Finding Articles: How to Choose an Article Database (UCD) Summer 2013 [3/15]
Plagiarism video Avoiding Plagiarism (UCD) Spring 2011 [3/15]
Tutorials -- Research html view Begin Your Research (Systemwide) October 2010 [3/15]
html view Library Research Resources (UCSC) [3/15]
Tutorials -- Sciences video Finding Information in the Life Sciences (UCB) Spring 2010 [3/15]
html view Science Information Life Cycle (UCI) [3/15]
Tutorials -- Various Topics html view UC Merced Tutorials [3/15]
Tutorials -- Specific Topics pdf Navigating Article Search Results in ANY Database (UCSC) December 2011 [3/15]
html view Evidence-Based Practice: Improving Patient Care Tutorial for a Therapy Question (UCI) January 2010 [3/15]
Using the VPN video How to Use the VPN: Off-Campus Access to Library Resources (UCD) Summer 2013 [3/15]

Library-Related Materials

Resource Name Guide/Instruction
Ask a Librarian
(QuestionPoint 24/7 reference services)
pdf view UCSB Poster April 2009 [3/15]
pdf view UCB Poster April 2009 [3/15]
LibGuides html Creating a Drop Down Box (UCI) April 2011 [3/15]
doc view Your Data Counts [Data Citation] (UCR) October 2015 [10/15]
Library Home Pages doc Best Practices for UC Library Home Pages (UC) October 2010 [3/15]
Library IDP html Library Instructor Development Program [IDP] Blog (UCB) [3/15]

Individual Resources A-Z

Resource Name Guide/Instruction
ARTstor html view Shared Shelf Cataloging Guide (UCSD) [3/15]
html view How to Use ARTstor (UCLA) [3/15]
html view ARTstor Subject Guide (UCI) [3/15]
ASTM SEDL pdf ASTM Science & Engineering Digital Library (UCI) Oct. 2012 [3/15]
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
BIOSIS Previews (ISI) video view Creating Alerts in Web of Knowledge Databases (UCB) 2010 [3/15]
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
CDL html CDL Press Releases [3/15]
html Off Campus Access FAQ [3/15]
Compendex html Compendex Overview (UCR) [6/16]
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
EndNote html view Endnote: Getting Started LibGuide (UCD) Spring 2013 [3/15]
html view EndNote Basic Help (UCSC) [4/15]
video Importing Citations from PubMed to EndNote (UCB) 2010 [3/15]
html EndNote Importing Tips for Bioscience Databases and Catalogs (UCB) 2010 [3/15]
html Importing Results from Google Scholar into EndNote (UCB) 2010 [3/15]
html view Using UC-eLinks with EndNote (CDL) [3/15]
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
Factiva html Factiva Overview (UCLA) [7/16]
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
Google Scholar video Getting Full Articles from Google Scholar (UCB) May 2010 [3/15]
html Getting Articles from with Google Scholar with UC-eLinks (UCB) Nov. 2013 [3/15]
html Importing Google Scholar Results into EndNote (UCB) Nov. 2013 [3/15]
html Importing Google Scholar Results into RefWorks (UCB) Nov. 2013 [3/15]
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
Landolt-Börnstein (via Portico) pdf view Using SpringerMaterials to Locate Your Landolt-Börnstein Volume and Chapter (UCSD) May 2015 [6/15]
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
Melvyl® (WorldCat Discovery)
UC-specific information
doc pdf Melvyl Quick Reference (CDL) August 2015 [DOC] [PDF] [8/15]
Melvyl® (WorldCat Discovery)
Generic WCD information
doc Item bibliographic data (OCLC) 2015 [8/15]
doc FirstSearch & WorldCat Discovery differences (OCLC) 2015 [8/15]
doc Searching WorldCat Indexes (OCLC) 2015 [8/15]
Melvyl® (WorldCat Local)
UC-specific information
doc Expanded article content in Melvyl (CDL) January 2012 [3/15]
docPDF LibX Browser Toolbar (CDL) June 2011 [DOC] [PDF] [3/15]
doc Exporting Records from Melvyl (CDL) May 2011 [3/15]
pdf Melvyl WCL Shortcuts (UCD) Sept. 2010 [3/15]
Generic WCL information html Index labels/expert search in WorldCat.org and WorldCat Local (OCLC) [3/15]
html Index values and MARC fields in WorldCat.org and WorldCat Local (OCLC) [3/15]
pdf FRBR Work-Set Algorithm, Version 2 (OCLC) Aug. 2009 [3/15]
doc OCLC Record Type Quick Guide (CDL) June 2011 [3/15]
Merritt pdf Merritt (UC3) User Guide Sept 2010 [3/15]
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
PubMed (NLM) video PubMed Tutorials (UCB) [3/15]
html view Search Guide (UCB) [3/15]
html view Quick Guide (UCB) January 2010 [3/15]
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
Reaxys Microsoft Word view Chemical Literature Subject Guide (UCSB) [3/15]
HTML Reaxys - Beilstein/Gmelin/Patent Chemistry LibGuide (UCI) [3/15]
Reference Manager html view Using Citation Management Software with Vendor Databases (CDL) [3/15]
Request pdf Getting Started with Request (CDL) June 2011 [3/15]
video Request an Article – Flash Tutorial (UCM) January 2008 [3/15]
video My ILL Request – Flash Tutorial (UCM) January 2008 [3/15]
video Melvyl ILL for Boalt Students (UCB Law) November 2013 [3/15]
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
SciFinder html SciFinder at University of California (CDL) [3/15]
pdf SciFinder Scholar LibGuide (UCI) [3/15]
HTML view SciFinder LibGuide (UCSD) [3/15]
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
UC-eLinks html view UC-eLinks User Guide (CDL) June 2015 [6/15]
video Request an Article via UC-eLinks & Request– Flash Tutorial (UCM) January 2008 [3/15]
video UC-eLinks Tutorials [Getting Articles, in general, from PubMed, and Google Scholar] (UCB) [3/15]
html view Using UC-eLinks with EndNote (CDL) [3/15]
Resource Name Guide/Instruction
Web of Science html view Cited Reference Search (UCD) [3/15]
video Finding Articles Using Web of Science (UCD) Summer 2013 [3/15]
video Finding Review Articles Using Web of Science (UCD) Summer 2013 [3/15]
Last updated: July 26, 2016
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