Online Tutorials

Library websites are often confusing with the incredibly large number and diversity of resources you encounter on them. These tutorials will help point you in the right direction.

General Tutorials

Wayland Library Research Basics

Take an interactive tour of our website and see everything we have to offer.

Tutorials about Books and e-Books

How to Search the Wayland Library Catalog to Request Books

Click on this link to begin an interactive tutorial that will guide you through the process of requesting books from the Wayland Library. 

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Searching E-Books

Among the many online resources available to you at the Wayland Library, you have access to two collections of eBooks.

Complete a short interactive tutorial to learn how to access eBooks in our eBooks on EBSCOhost collection.

Searching for the Interpretation Commentary Series

Complete the following guided search to find and access the Interpretation, a Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching eBook.

Tutorials about Journals and Databases

SimpleSearch Basics

Click here to access an interactive, guided search for scholarly journal articles starting with Wayland Library's SimpleSearch.

Searching for Articles by Title

If you know the title of an article you would like to cite or your professor has required you read a specific article, you may do a title search starting with SimpleSearch. Click here to complete a brief, interactive tutorial that will guide you through that process.

Search for a Specific Journal

Complete a short interactive tutorial to learn how to find a specific journal in the Wayland Library collection.

Searching JSTOR

We frequently get questions from students about Wayland's access to JSTOR. This tutorial will demonstrate how to access JSTOR through the Wayland Library web site. Click here to get started.