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UALR Collections & Archives Research Guides

Ottenheimer Library | Sequoyah National Research Center (SNRC) | Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC)

Video Tutorials

Contents of this guide

These videos go over research concepts and skills that the library recommends for your BlackBoard course - use them in class, or assign your students to watch them before class. 

Remote Access

Overview : College Level Research at UALR (2:23 Minutes)

How to use the Library Online Catalog (5:34 min.)

The library online catalog allows you to search for books, ebooks, journals, DVDs/CDs, and many more materials the Ottenheimer Library has in its collections.

Basic Quick Search for Popular and Scholarly Articles (4.5 Minutes)

Journals v. Databases (17:37 min)

Google Search Tips (7:11 Minutes)

Google Scholar Tips (6:38 Minutes)

How to use ARKLink (4:07 min.)

ARKLink is a reciprocal borrowing program between college and university libraries within the state of Arkansas. Ottenheimer Library’s participation in ARKLink allows UALR students, faculty, and staff to physically go to other college and university libraries and borrow materials directly from them. Watch the video to find out more.

How to submit an Interlibrary Loan Request (3:57 min.)

Interlibrary Loan is also known as ILL and is the process of borrowing from and lending to other libraries. If Ottenheimer Library does not have the material that a patron needs, materials may be requested to be borrowed locally, nationally, and internationally from other libraries.

How to use ArkReach