General Resource Links
Most of our online indexes, ejournals, and full-text articles can be accessed both on and off-campus. Off-campus access requires an ISU Borrower ID (last 11 digits of your ISUCard) and password. See Set your Library password for more information.
ISU Distance Education students & instructors, please see our Distance Learning page, our fuller DL Guide, and the ISU DE website's New Student Information (pdf) for more specifics about off-campus access and getting your ISUCard number.
This guide is intended to help researchers locate tutorials or workshops on a specific database or interface - basic and advanced. Links are provided to each database as well as links to training sessions, tutorials and/or live workshop opportunities.
Videos from Past Library Seminars
The Library at Iowa State University offers a variety of seminars and workshops for the ISU community each fall and spring semester. Topics include: Copyright & Fair Use, Open Source Software: Its Impact on Higher Education, What WorldCat Can Do For You, Niche Social Network Sites, Zotero, Endnote, Endnote Web, Cited Reference Searching, Getting Your Grant, Social Networking & Facebook. Video episodes from Spring 2008 & 2009 are viewable at: http://www.lib.iastate.edu/info/6378