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LIBR 203 "How-to" Videos

The LIBR 203 peer mentors have created videos to share helpful tips related to your work as an online student in this program. Each video is less than five minutes in length. Enjoy browsing the listing below.

The Spring 2014 videos are closed captioned. To view captions, save video to your computer and open with a program such as Quicktime.

Spring 2014 Semester Videos

APA Style

Online APA Resources
Eric Alan

 

D2L

How to set your D2L email to forward to your personal email
Jen Maine

Setting Up a Collaborate Session Using D2L's Online Classrooms
Eddy Hamelin

 

Microsoft Office

PowerPoint: How to Insert a Picture/How to Insert a Text Box
Lindy Hall

 

Searching Skills

How to Use Boolean Logic
Teresa Nieto

Subject Searching in Academic Databases 
Dustin Vogel

 

SLIS-Specific

How to Organize Your Class Schedules
Amy Cote

Participating in Scholarly Communication as a SLIS Graduate Student (How to Submit an Article to the SLIS Student Research Journal)
Brighid Mooney Gonzales

 

Web Tools

How to Use Feedly to Collect and Sort RSS Feeds
Suzanne Rogers Gruber

Using Learnist for digital curration.
Jolene Kemos

How to Use Jing
Joetta Grant

 

Wordpress

Using the "Links" Feature on Word Press Blogs
Rene Radusky

How to Password Protect Your Wordpress Blog
Markita Dawson

 

 

Fall 2013 Semester Videos

Collaborate

Drag and drop PPT or slide show into Collaborate for presentations
Connie Chapman

 

Creating online meetings through online rooms of the course site
Olia Sweiss

 

D2L

How to format and spell check in D2L
Cristina Morrison

 

How to insert a link through D2L email and discussion post
Angelica Berthaut

How to view instructor feedback on assignments
Cristina Morrison

 

Google Apps

Using Google Calendar to manage team projects
Clara Lowther

 

Google Docs Collaboration
Jamie Davis

 

Creating, editing, and sharing Google Docs
Lorianna Giarrizzo

 

Internships

Internships
Cynthia Naden

 

LinkedIn

Setting up skills and experise on LinkedIn
Devon Abejo

 

Mac Tips

Mac shortcuts
Phi Huynh

 

Research Papers

A tip for successful research papers
Jane Fry

 

Web Tools

Getting started with infographics
Adele Magowan

 

Using Pinterest
Amanda Dillon

 

The basics of Twitter & Instagram
Whitni Watkins

 

Skype basics
Sarah Henriksson

 

Finding library-related Tumblrs
Jessica Chung

 

Using Dropbox to backup your work and access assignments/readings on mobile devices
Janna Bolton

 

Spring 2013 Semester Videos

Google Tools

How to Create and Share a Google Doc
Jade Torres-Morrison

 

Mac

Annotation Tools in Mac Preview
Becky Rech

 

 

SLIS-Specific

Finding Textbook Lists for Courses
Heather Andrews

How to Find the Perfect Internship
Beth Atlas

How to View Historical Course Syllabi (Greensheets)
Jeff McGowan

Laying the Groundwork for Your ePortfolio: A Way to Organize for Your ePortfolio from Day 1!
Courtney Dunham

 

RefWorks

Amelia Vaughan

 

Wordpress

How to Hyperlink a Word in Wordpress Using HTML
Robin Markel

How to Re-Blog
Linda Frankel

Uploading Pictures, Videos and More to Your Wordpress Blog
Judy Stencel

 

 

Previous Semester Videos

APA Style and Word

How to format Microsoft Word documents to meet APA style requirements
Donella Dorn

Creating Hanging Indents

Hanging Indents
Kathy Dart

How to Create Hanging Indents in Word
Jessica Creighton

How to Make Hanging Indents in Word 2011 on a Mac
Kristen Hylton

Blackboard IM

Collaborating in Bb IM
Barbara Mack

How to start a Collaborate web conference session
Erin Beard

How to Retrieve Recordings of Collaborate Sessions Initiated in Bb IM
Erin Beard

 

Blogs

Recommended LIS blogs, why blogging is important
Margaret Driscoll

 

Career Pathways

Locating & Using the Career Pathways in MYSJSU
Zem Lee

  • Video
  • Transcript (coming soon)

 

Creative Commons

Creative Commons
Jonine Bergen

 

D2L

How to insert links and images into D2L posts
Rebecca Machetta

How to follow a discussion post on D2L
Arthur Fields

How to make a new discussion post topic
Kristen Hylton

How to Reply to a Discussion Post
Kristen Hylton

How to forward email in D2L
Rebecca Machetta

Saving D2L Course Information
John Savercool

Using Your D2L Locker
Sara LaFever

 

Email

Organizing your Class Emails with Labels in Gmail
Chao Vang

How to create and manage folders in Hotmail
Amy Brinkley

 

Helpful Tools

Evernote Startup Tutorial
Natalia Tabsaura

  • Video
  • Captions included

How to Use Google Calendar to Organize Your Schedule
Lena Ryberg

Using Zamzar to Convert Files from One Format to Another
Vy Nguyen

Zotero
Lori Wienke

 

Internet Explorer

IE and view all content
Jonine Bergen

  • Video
  • Transcript (coming soon)

 

Library Resources

How to use LIS Cross Search to Locate Peer Reviewed Articles
Rosaline Gonzales

Understanding Databases and APA Citations
Camerin Poulson
A five-minute overview of how an article progresses from publication to database assignment and how its APA citation changes through that process.

 

Mac Tips and Tricks

How to Take Screenshots on a Mac
Jessica Thurston

 

MySJSU

Overview of finding and registering for classes
Jade Valenzuela

  • Video
  • Captions included

 

Professional Associations

Professional Association Memberships from SLIS
Jolene Finn

 

SLIS Web Site

How to use course schedules and course pages to inform your course selection process
Ruth Bender

 

Wikis

Using a wiki to facilitate group work
Adele Reid

Wonderful WIKIs! Part I
Lisa Houde

Wonderful WIKIs Part II
Lisa Houde

 

 

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