Research Guides

The library website offers a number of research guides, online tutorials and database demonstrations to help users with research and the use of the online resources offered by the library.

How Do I… Video Series: (Link opens in a new window)

  • Videos on many general aspects of the library and resources offered
  • Great place to start for information on how to find information using the library website
  • Subject-specific research

Research guides, tutorials, etc.. (Link opens in a new window)

  • Basic Tutorials On – These offer a good introduction to the library website including catalog and database searching. Our users can learn how to find books, videos, and journal articles. These videos describe library resources and services and offer demonstrations of database searching.
  • Tutorials on selected subject areas – These guides focus on specific subject areas
    • Business & Management
    • Counseling & Psychology
    • Education
    • Gerontology
    • Legal Studies
    • Nursing

Other pages of interest:

  • Faculty Resources (Link opens in a new window) – These resources link to information on electronic reserves, Internet sites of interest to faculty.
  • Subject-Specific Research Portals(Link opens in a new window) (Link opens in a new window):
    • Behavioral & Social Sciences portal (psychology, sociology, anthropology)
    • Communications
    • Counseling
    • Education
    • Gerontology
    • Legal Studies
    • Nursing

You can learn a lot from the Research Guides page but sometimes you may want to connect with a person. Research help by phone or email is also available. Faculty and students can contact a reference librarian at Emerson Library on the St. Louis campus. Use the toll free number (800) 985-4279 or send us an email using the Ask a Librarian service. You can also contact your subject liaison librarian here for more in-depth assistance: http://library.webster.edu/services/liaison.html (Link opens in a new window)