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Story Library: "How-to" Video Tutorials

Access Story Library's online catalog, database and eBook collections, interlibrary loan and ArkLink card applications, and tips for better research!

Contents of this guide

These videos will help you learn how to find books, eBooks, and journal articles at the Story Library.

Searching the Library Catalog

The catalog can be searched in several ways:

Basic Search: using search terms that you supply

Advanced Search: can search a combination of any of the following: author, title, subject, etc. 

Refining your search:

  • by material type, i.e. book, DVD, CD, etc.
  • by subject
  • by other options as listed in catalog

What is StorySearch?

StorySearch will search all library journal articles and eBooks at the same time.

You can search in a few different ways:

  1. Search All Resources at once.
  2. Search Articles only.
  3. Search eBooks only.
  4. Search eJournals only.

Finding eBooks

To find eBooks in StorySearch, limit your results to "eBooks" using the left-handed navigation column.

Ebooks can be read in StorySearch or they can be downloaded through the Ebsco eBook App (tutorial below).