Become familiar with WIU Library Webpage
Find Books at WIU - Search West-Cat
Find Articles at WIU - Search subject databases,
Do NOT Limit to Full-text: Because that will limit your searches to just that database use the to find articles that we may have electronic access to through another subscription or that we have in print on the 3rd floor of the library.
Learn how to use the Thesaurus/Subject Headings/Index in the databases.
Learn how to combine search terms and limit searches and utilize the Search History feature.
Place interesting articles into a folder (only accessible during this session) or create an account (searches are saved and can be rerun at a later date)
Print or email articles from folder as well as sending the Search History and citations in APA , Chicago or MLA formats.
The need to create I-Share and Illiad accounts to Interlibrary Loan materials.