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Writing 10 (Van Bebber): Database Tutorials

College Reading & Composition


Hello Writing 10 Students!

Database Tutorials

  • In preparation for in-person library instruction, you will be using online tutorials to learn how to use library databases. These databases are
  • Once you start each tutorial, you will follow the instructions on the left hand of the screen and, as needed, complete activities in the main screen (right).
  • Links to the tutorials are located to the right >>>.


1. Connect to the campus network via the VPN if you are off-campus. You will need this connection to access one or more library databases while taking the tutorial.

2. Take the short quiz at the end of the tutorial. You will also answer questions as you move through the tutorial. Enter your email address AND your professor's email address, separated by a comma, on the last screen. Afterwards, locate the email confirmation. These emails may go to your SPAM folder, so be sure to check there. The email will be called "Results for Using Academic Search Complete" or "Results for Using Opposing Viewpoints."

3. You are ready! Click on the link below to start the tutorial. Follow the instructions on the left hand side of the screen, and, as directed, complete activities in the main screen (right).


Tutorial Links