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Database and Online Catalog Tutorials

If you want to view or print the PDF version of the tutorials you will need the Adobe Reader to view these documents (TIP: uncheck boxes if you don't want the extras).

If you are new to UMFK and just want a quick overview of Library tools and services, try the shorter Orientation tutorials available HERE.

Additional System tutorials are available at: http://libraries.maine.edu/mariner/tutorials/index.asp

Or, try our YouTube Channel URSUS Videos

sound available Sound available on most videos

Searching URSUS ("Find a Book"):
Keyword Searching using URSUS the Online Catalog - Mobile Friendly

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Keyword Searching using URSUS the Online Catalog - Not available on mobile devices View Print (10p)
Requesting from other URSUS libraries - Mobile Friendly View  
Requesting from other URSUS libraries - Not available in mobile devices View Print (5p)
Requesting from MaineCat - Learn how to request books from another online catalog when you can't find what you want in URSUS. View
Off Campus Access - Learn how to access library resources from off campus. View Print (3p)
Database Searching ("Find an Article"):
Tutorial 7: Understanding the Database Page - Learn what resources are available to you off the UMFK database page and how to understand and limit what databases you need. View Print (6p)
Tutorial 8: Accessing Databases Off-Campus View Print (3p)
Tutorial 9: Using Academic Search Complete Part One - Learning how to search and understand your options in Academic Search Premier. View Print (13p:set print layout to 4 pgs per sheet)
Tutorial 10: Using Academic Search Complete Part Two View Print (8p:set print layout to 4 pgs per sheet)
Tutorial 11: Using Academic Search Complete Part Three View Print (14p:set print layout to 4 pgs per sheet)
Quick Tutorials: Academic Search Complete Breakdown    

 

Other Resources/Tools:
RefWorks: Importing from URSUS YouTube Access Print
RefWorks: General Importing/Exporting - Print
RefWorks: Tutorials (by ProQuest) YouTube Access -
Eportfolio Help/Tutorials Guide -