Guide to University Libraries' First Year Success Series Sessions

Accessing Your Library Online: Getting Started with University Libraries

Register for this session with the First Year Success Series. Search for the session title or keyword "accessing."

Learn how to get started accessing and using library resources online to help you save time and stress less. In the session you will explore the library website to find ways to get help and access digital library content. We also will share tools and tricks to make reading and accessing sources quick and easy.


Learning Objectives

After completing this workshop you will be able to:

  • Access key services for assistance through University Libraries’ online interface
  • Enhance your use of digital library content through device features and web tools
  • List at least three library resources and/or services you plan to use


How to attend

This online session will be completed AT YOUR OWN PACE in Carmen. It will take about an hour to complete. You will be added to the Carmen course when that section opens, generally two weeks before the due date. You must complete the whole session to receive attendance credit. Register for this session with the First Year Success Series.

Database Tools

Academic Search Complete: A scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database providing indexing and abstracts for over 10,000 publications, including over 5,000 full-text journals

Using Databases when Writing

Article Read Aloud feature in EBSCOHost

Citation Generator in EBSCOHost


Accessing Your Library Online Schedule

The first date is the earliest date you will be added to the session. The second date is the date the session is due for you to receive credit with FYSS.

These sessions are at your own pace and you can sign up for and work on them anytime within the two week completion window. 


August 23 - September 6


September 6 - September 20

September 20 - October 4


October 4 - October 18

October 18 - November 1


November 1 - November 15

November 15 - November 29

FYSS Transition Tag

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