Library Tutorials

Below you will find comprehensive, in-depth tutorials concerning a wide array of topics. The tutorials are in a range of formats from downloadable PDFs to online interactive formats. Many of the following resources link to publicly accessible internet sites that are consistent with OGS standards and are recommended. The OGS student is strongly encouraged to remediate their skill development needs for graduate work by taking the Information Literacy Self-Assessment (download) and accessing the appropriate tutorials and helps.

Computer Basics

Useful Software


Internet Basics


OGS Website

Computer Basics  

Microsoft Office


Internet 101

DIAL Tutorial
Windows 10 Google Apps
for Education

Internet Safety

Library of Congress
Online Catalog
E-Mail Basics Dropbox Diigo
(Keeps same Bookmarks
on all devices)
Bodleian Library
Manage Bookmarks Best Ever Microsoft Word Tutorial  

Google Chrome

OGS Academic Journal
 Google Hangout Tutorial
(Like Skype)
MS Word Review/
Track Changes


Social Media


Info Literacy 1:
Identify Info Need

Info Literacy 2:
Finding Good Info

Info Literacy 3:
Manage/Evaluate Info

Info Literacy 4:
Using Info Effectively

 Information Literacy 
 in Nutshell 

Checking OGS Course 
 Reserves Lists per Course 
What is Reference
Management Software?
APA Presentation


Research Process

Database Researching Reference Management
Software Compared
APA Quick Reference


From Questions
  to Key Words 

Library of Congress
Subject Headings
What is Zotero? APA Formatting
& Style Guide


Key Word Searching

Advanced Google
Zotero Training for OGS Fair Use, Paraphrase,
and Plagiarism


Research Summary/Keyword Notesheet

   Evaluating Sources Developmental Readings