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Research Help

Finding Library Resources

Trying to find a book or article? Use these video tutorials and links to help you navigate the Library catalog and our online resources. 

Below you'll find more information on our various digital catalogs and online resources. Whether you're searching for an eBook, hoping to place a hold on a library book, or in need of scholarly articles for an upcoming project, you'll find extra help below. 

Look for more help with research and writing? Visit the Academic Success Center's Success Tips and Resources page. 

Books & Media    Articles & Databases    Google Scholar

Books & Media

Below are a few helpful video tutorials and handouts to assist you in your search for books and other media. 


Using the Library's collection

These guides and tutorials help you navigate our online catalog. Consult this quick chart to guide you through your search. 

Find Library curated lists on various topics such as racial justice, mindfulness, faculty favorites here


Placing holds on Library materials

We offer both a mailing service and on-campus for items you place on hold. Please watch this short tutorial or consult the step by step guide below to learn more about how to place holds and receive your library items.


Searching for eBooks in our collection




Downloading eBooks & audiobooks from EBSCO or ProQuest

These tutorials show you how to download eBooks depending on which database that eBook is held. 

Articles & Databases

Below are a few video tutorials and helpful guides for finding scholarly articles in our Library databases and on Google Scholar. 

Library Databases

These guides and tutorials help you understand how library databases work and how to find scholarly articles in our most popular databases. For help using a database not listed here, feel free to contact the librarians! We can help you navigate these websites, or direct you to additional support tutorials from each library database. 

What is the "Get It" Button? 

Search with Google Scholar

Looking for a specific article? Try using Google Scholar!

Type the title of the article, an author's name, or keywords into the search box below to connect with resources available through the Library on Google Scholar. 

Look for the “Find-text @ Erikson" link next to each result. You can then access the article via the Library's subscriptions. 


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You can also configure Google Scholar to show you full-text results on any device by linking Erikson Institute and Google Scholar.