Answered By: Kerry Louvier
Last Updated: Oct 27, 2022     Views: 347

Use these resources during new student orientation or show in the first weeks of class to introduce students to the great library and learning resources available at Rasmussen University. 

We recommend:

  • New students: LLS orientation slides and Nursing Quick-Start Guide; Online Library Resources and Services Video Series
  • Q2 students: Nursing Quick-Start Guide, Using the Online Library Video Series
  • Academic Writing/Plagiarism: APA Quick Start and Paraphrasing/Quoting videos


  • APA Quick Start
    • This video is a quick introduction to APA to help get students oriented to the formatting choice of Rasmussen University.
  • Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing
    • This video guides students through what is means to quote, paraphrase, or summarize resources. It allows students to understand the differences and know how to cite each one.
  • Online Library Resources and Services
    • ​Guides
      • This video provides a brief introduction to the online guides available at Rasmussen University.
    • Writing Support
      • This video demonstrates the different resources available for writing support at Rasmussen University. 
    • Tutoring
      • This video demonstrates how to access and make a tutoring appointment for a variety of subjects.
    • Discovery
      • This video explains what Discovery from Rasmussen University Library is, how to search it, the types of sources it searches, and how to identify information about sources.
    • APA Resources
      • This video provides a brief overview of resources available for APA.
    • Answers, Chat, and Research Appointments
      • This video explores the different methods of getting help with your academic questions related to research and the online library.
  • Using the Online Library
    • ​​Search Strategies
      • ​This video introduces what a search strategy is, and how to create and use a search string to find the most relevant resources for your research.
    • Subject Databases
      • ​This video demonstrates how to access and use subject databases in the online library.
    • eBook Databases
      • ​This video will help students find, access, and navigate eBooks in the Rasmussen University Online Library. Specifically, we focus on finding eBooks in our eBooks and Academic eBooks via EBSCO and eBook Central via ProQuest databases.
    • Peer Reviewed Resources
      • This video shows users how to find scholarly/peer-reviewed articles in the Rasmussen University Online Library's two most popular database platforms: EBSCO and ProQuest.
    • Accessing Full Text
      • This video provides a tutorial for accessing full-text resources in the Online Library databases at Rasmussen University.


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