Welcome to the Wayne G. Basler Library at Northeast State Community College
Before you actively begin looking for information, it helps to complete a couple of tasks first.
Check out this video on how to choose keywords, from the McMaster Libraries.
McMaster Libraries. How Library Stuff Works: How to Choose Keywords. YouTube. Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed)
Some questions to ask yourself before you begin searching include:
Using your keywords and the answers to these questions, you are now ready to start finding your information.
Take a look at the video below from Oklahoma State Libraries to learn more about where and how to search for different types of information.
Finding information through the Northeast State Wayne G. Basler library can be done in a couple different ways.
You can use the Online Library Catalog to search for physical books in the library, eBooks available online, streaming videos, DVDs, and articles of all types.
The video below is an introduction to using the Library Catalog.
Instead of using the Online Library Catalog, you can search the databases (collections of online sources such as articles, eBooks, and streaming video) directly for our online content. Below are videos of how to use our most popular databases and providers.
Sometimes you need to do a general Internet search for information, using a search engine such as Google. This video from ISU will help you learn how to use the advanced search options available in Google. Google Scholar is another option for searching for information on the Internet.
Emma Wilkes. Google Advanced Searching. YouTube. Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed)
Google Scholar is another option for searching for quality information on the Internet. To get results available from Northeast State, you can go to Settings -> Library Links and add Northeast State Community College to your list of libraries.