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Maximize your research time and search skills with these video tutorials.


Searching for Known Materials in the Finding Aids Database

This video demonstrates how to find materials when you have a good idea of what you are looking for, similar to using the catalog to look up which books a library holds by a particular author. You will learn how to search within a particular repository and construct searches using the finding aids database.


Researching a Topic Using the Finding Aids Database

This video demonstrates how to research a topic using the finding aids database. You will learn how to conduct a keyword search and how to use subject headings to find materials related to your topic.


What is a Finding Aid?

This video explains finding aids, which provide information about archives and manuscript collections, and how to use them to access these materials.