Tutorials & More


These short, interactive videos will help you get started with your library research. Choose from the following topics:

  • Finding Articles and Off Campus Access (English)
    Get help finding articles using the Southwestern Library's website and databases

These videos provide instructions on how to use and search the EBSCOhost Online Databases:

  • EBSCOhost Search Alerts
    Search Alerts save valuable research time, and can be set up to provide automatic e-mail notification whenever your searching topic become available.
  • EBSCOhost Journal Alerts
    This online tutorial demonstrates Journal Alerts which allow you to set up automatic e-mail notification when a new issue of a specific journal becomes available in an EBSCOhost database.

These tutorials cover the online resource NexisUni (available at Articles & Databases) which provides access to a wide range of news, business, and legal information from nearly 5000 sources

These instructional videos will present instructions on how to use the ARTstor digital library (available at Articles & Databases) of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences:

These instructional videos provide instructions on how to use the Films On Demand Streaming Media Collection. This collection includes unlimited, 24/7 access to more than 3,000 videos in the areas of Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Science & Mathematics and Health & Medicine.


Go to Articles and Databases to search.


Go to the Library Catalog or to the EBSCOhost eBook Collection to search.

Finding Media

Specific Topics

Citing Sources

Go to the Research and Citation Guides for more help.