Online Tutorials

CSU Library has a comprehensive set of online tutorials on all aspects of finding and using library resources.

Most of these tutorials are short video tutorials, and there is a set on How to use Journal Databases.

See Training Tutorials & Videos.

Online Library Workshops

Online Library Workshops

Each session CSU Library runs a series of Online Library Workshops which are open to all students, both on- and off-campus. Using an online classroom, Library staff will take you through different resources and tools that will help you with your study and research. The workshop Finding Online Journal Articles includes an introduction to databases.

The workshops are:

  • Introduction to Library Services
  • Finding Online Journal Articles
  • Finding and Using eBooks
  • Using Library Databases
  • Getting Started with EndNote (PC users)
  • Getting Started with EndNote (Mac users)
  • Getting More out of EndNote (PC users)
  • Getting More out of EndNote (Mac users)
  • Learn to Connect: Developing Your Personal Learning Network (PLN)
  • Learn to Connect: Managing Your Online Information.

All you need in order to take part is an Internet connection, but you do need to register for each workshop.

For more information, and for details on how to register, go to Online Library Workshops.

Contact the Library

There are many ways you can contact the Library for help:

Academic staff and Higher Degree Research students can get help from the Faculty Liaison Team

For a full list of ways to contact us for help, go to Library Help & Contacts.