Dental Library Video Tutorials

These tutorials are provided to help you become familiar with library databases, features and services.  Click on the links to view instructional videos for each resource.

Tutorials for EBM | Tutorials for EndNote | Tutorials for Interlibrary Loan | Tutorials for Ovid | Tutorials for My NCBI | Tutorials for Scopus 

Tutorials for EBM

 Tutorial Link (Length of movie)  Description
 EBM - DARE (3:30) Steps for using the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE) in Ovid
 EBM - Cochrane (2:52) Steps for using the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews in Ovid


Tutorials for EndNote

Tutorial Link (Length of movie) Description
EndNote Online User Guide X7 PDFs available for EndNote X7 (Windows and Mac; links to the complete user guide and individual chapters)
EndNote Training YouTube Channel Video tutorials for multiple EndNote features (primarily for versions X6 and X7; covers EndNote for Windows, Mac, online, and iPad)


Tutorials for Interlibrary Loan

 Tutorial Link (Length of movie)  Description
 Activating Your ILLiad Account (0:48) Demonstration of how to activate your Interlibrary Loan account for document delivery
 Requesting an Article through Interlibrary Loan (1:41) Demonstration of how to place a request for an article through one of the library's databases
 Retrieving Articles Directly through a Database (1:13) Demonstration of how to obtain an article that's already available through the library's database subscriptions
Placing a "Manual" Interlibrary Loan Request (1:11) Demonstration of where to find the blank version of the article request form
 Retrieving Your Requested Articles (1:56) Demonstration of how to access your requested articles


Tutorials for Ovid

Tutorial Link (Length of movie) Description
Setting up an Ovid account (2:49) Instructions for creating a personal account in Ovid Medline; also includes a demonstration of saving searches
Use Ovid limits (1:20) Instructions on how to narrow down a search by applying limits in Ovid Medline
Use Ovid Medline to find articles (7:20) Detailed demonstration of searching for, and accessing, articles through Ovid Medline


Tutorials for My NCBI

 Tutorial Link (Length of movie)  Description
 Creating a My NCBI Account (2:22) Demonstration for creating a user account in My NCBI
 Creating a My NCBI Account via Google (Gmail) (1:21) Demonstration for using Gmail to create a My NCBI account
 Using Selected Preferences in My NCBI (2:20) Demonstration of how to set specific preferences in a My NCBI account (highlighting, Outside Tool, and Result Display Settings)
 Saving a PubMed Search in My NCBI (2:30) Demonstration of how to save a search in a My NCBI account, including settings for email updates (frequency, format, number of items) and options for editing a saved search
 Saving a Collection of Articles in PubMed via My NCBI (2:18) Demonstration of how to save a collection of citations in a My NCBI account (including both creating a new collection and updating an existing collection)
 PubMed Online Training: Quick Tours Extensive list of brief tutorials, available from the National Library of Medicine


Tutorials for Scopus

Tutorial Link (Length of movie) Description
Scopus Quick Reference Guide PDF file; covers the steps for searching by topic, sorting & refining results, analyzing citations, and other features
Scopus tutorials Multiple tutorials covering topics such as performing a document search, browsing and analyzing journals, cited reference searching, and personalized features


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