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Virtual Library Tour

This self-paced tour highlights library resources and services for Lincoln College students, staff, and faculty

Dorothy Ryan

on 23 August 2016

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Transcript of Virtual Library Tour

Library hours
during the semester:
Mon-Thur: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Sun: 3:30pm - 9:00pm

Hours subject to change during holidays, breaks, intersession, etc.
Looking for an article? The Library's academic articles are available online.

Use the
Databases A-Z
link to locate an article database. Not sure which one to use?
Academic Search Complete
is a good place to start.

Our electronic resources can be accessed from any internet capable device on or off campus. (Off-campus access requires your Lincoln College username and password.)
Databases A-Z is located in left navigation
Type your search terms in the box, click Search and your results will display.
Refine your results by using the limiters in the left-hand column. You can limit by date, source type, subject, and more.
To access an article, click on its Full Text link
No Full Text link? Click on the
Full Text Finder
Looking for a book? The Search box lets you search by title, author, subject, or keyword.
Here's the Search box
Did you know that you can borrow print books from other Illinois libraries?

Using the Library's catalog via the
Search for Books
box, you can request books & have them delivered to either the Lincoln or Normal Campus.

Please note that electronic books cannot be borrowed from other libraries through I-Share.
I-Share & Book Delivery
Library pictures are the copyright of Lincoln College.
Icons are available under Creative Commons, via iconfinder.com
All other pictures copyright free images via stock.xchng: http://www.sxc.hu
Videos by McKinstry Library
Based on template by Ned Potter, used with permission.
Welcome to the Library's Virtual Tour !
The Library contains many resources, both online and in print, to help you throughout your coursework.

This tour will introduce you to some of those resources.
Research Guides
Another important resource is our online Research Guides. When you're not sure where to start, check out the Guide for your subject area.
Thank you for attending this Virtual Tour.

Have questions? Contact us!

Call: 217-735-7292
Text: 217-247-4167

Requesting books via I-Share
Get help from a real, live person during our open hours!
Call us: 217-735-7292
Text us: 217-247-4167
Need specialized research help?
Here's the Library's Homepage
Click on Research Guides in the
Get Research Help
section of the Library's homepage
Choose your program or subject area
This Virtual Tour is aimed at Lincoln College - Normal Campus students, but contains information of interest to any Lincoln College student.
Requesting books from other libraries [VIDEO]
When viewing in full screen (recommended), use the
arrow keys on your keyboard
to advance through the tour.
Use the tabs across the top to find more information
Make an appointment for a Research Consultation with a Librarian.
Options available include: by phone, in person, or virtually.
Get how-to information and resources on citation styles on the "How Do I...?" tab
If an article is not available through McKinstry Library, use the
Submit an ILL request
There are many ways to get help at the Library
Academic Search Complete is the first database listed.
Use our
Ask the Library
service: search FAQs or submit your question and we'll email you back!

Video: Website Overview
VIDEO: How to create a Library account
VIDEO: Using Academic Search Complete
VIDEO: How to find & request books
VIDEO: Accessing resources off campus
VIDEO: Website Overview
VIDEO: How to find & request books
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