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).
Finding Empirical Studies in PsycInfo >> http://ucmercedlibrary.info/guide_on_the_side/tutorial/finding-empirical-studies-in-psycinfo
Use MeSH Database (controlled vocabulary) from the National Library of Medicine
Limit in a variety of other ways, such as by population, language, type of article, age group etc.
Find related articles
Learn how to access and search Academic Search Complete, a database with a wide range of materials on many topics (UC Merced Library, 2:00)