Guides, Tutorials & Tools
The CUA Libraries Guides provide information on a wide variety of subjects. Here you will find everything from how to use ebooks, to information on Greek papyri, to information on conducting music research, and more.
Video Tutorials are available to help you explore the libraries and research resources.
- How to... Find A Book at Mullen Library
- How to... Locate CUA Libraries' LibGuides
- How to... Access CUA Resources Off-Campus
- How to... Contact Your Subject Librarian
- How to... Log Into Your Library Account
- How to... Request a Book Through CLS
- How to... Request an Article Through CLS
- How to... Request an Article Through ILL
- How to... Make an ILL Book Request
RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography and database manager that allows you to create your own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases and other sources. RefWorks will help you to use these references in writing papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds. You must create an account at the first time, and log into that account each time you use RefWorks. Click here for basic information that will help you get started with RefWorks. For more detailed information, check out our RefWorks Rescue Guide or look at these video tutorials.
EndNote is powerful reference management software that collects, stores and organizes references for books, journal articles, and images that you've collected. EndNote helps you import references from databases, library catalogs, and websites into a document as you write it and then format your paper according to thousands of styles, including Turabian, MLA, APA, and Chicago Manual of Style.
lyndaCampus at CUA: The lynda.com online video library is an excellent resource offering more than 2,000 self-paced training classes on a wide range of computer and project management skills for beginning, intermediate, and advanced users. It’s free to the CUA community; sign up now! A quick overview of this service can be found in the lyndaCampus introductory video.
BrowZine is a tablet application that allows you to browse, read and monitor some of the library’s best journals, all from your iPad or Android tablet. Items found in BrowZine can easily be synced up with Zotero, Dropbox or several other services to help keep all of your information together in one place. To learn more, please take a look at this short two minute video: http://thirdiron.com/browzine-ipad-app/video/.
To get started, search for “BrowZine” in the App Store and download the app for free; when initially launching BrowZine, select our school from the drop down list. Enter your last name and CUA ID number..