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Writing 10 (Wilson): Database Tutorials

College Reading & Composition

Instructions

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
    • 1) Credo Reference
    • 2) Opposing Viewpoints
    • 3) Academic Search Complete
  • 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 below.

Quizzes

  • There are short quiz questions at the end of each tutorial.
  • You will be asked to enter your email address AND your professor's email address after you complete the quiz questions. You will need to enter this on the last page of the tutorial. You will be prompted to enter your email 2 times. Please enter it both times. Both you and your professor will receive a confirmation email with your score.
  • Your professor's email is: jwilson38@ucmerced.edu
  • These emails often go to your SPAM folder, so be sure to check there if the email confirmation doesn't show up in your inbox.  You can search for the phrase "Results for using" to find your confirmation.

Connected to the Campus Network

GOTS Academic Search Complete Tutorial

Academic Search Complete Tutorial

GOT tutorial green

Instructions:

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.  Enter your email address AND your professor's email address. Afterwards locate the email confirmation. These emails often go to your SPAM folder, so be sure to check there.  It is often easiest to search in your email account for the phrase "Certificate of completion" to find your email confirmation.

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

Academic Search Complete Tutorial >> http://gots.ucmercedlibrary.info/tutorial/using-academic-search-complete

 

GOTS Credo Reference Tutorial

Credo Reference Tutorial

GOTS graphic

Instructions:

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.  Enter your email address AND your professor's email address. Afterwards locate the email confirmation. These emails often go to your SPAM folder, so be sure to check there.  It is often easiest to search in your email account for the phrase "Certificate of completion" to find your email confirmation.

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

Credo Reference Tutorial >>  http://gots.ucmercedlibrary.info/tutorial/credo-reference

 

GOTS Opposing Viewpoints Tutorial

Opposing Viewpoints Tutorial

GOTS tutorial

Instructions:

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.  Enter your email address AND your professor's email address. Afterwards locate the email confirmation. These emails often go to your SPAM folder, so be sure to check there.  It is often easiest to search in your email account for the phrase "Certificate of completion" to find your email confirmation.

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

Opposing Viewpoints Tutorial >>  http://gots.ucmercedlibrary.info/tutorial/using-opposing-viewpoints