Library Quick Start Guides

A quick start guide is a short, getting-started document that enables users to quickly gain access and skill at use of a system. Our quick start guides on the library catalog, interlibrary loan, and eResources will help you to use these programs right away.

Library Catalog Quick Start Guide

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Quick Start Guide

eResources Quick Start Guide

Video Resources

Library Catalog Tutorial

This tutorial guides users through the Welder Library online resources. It demonstrates use of the online catalog and provides guidance on how to effectively conduct a search, including tips for use, rules, and best practices for finding research material.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Tutorial

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) supports the research and scholarly activities of University of Mary students, faculty, and staff by obtaining research material not owned by the Welder Library from other lending libraries. Nearly all media including print, eBooks, and periodicals are available by request through ILL. This tutorial takes users through the process of setting up an interlibrary loan account in ILLiad, the Welder Library interlibrary loan utility.

eResources Tutorial

This tutorial guides users through the Welder Library online eResources, which consists of search tools to more than 300,000 eBooks and databases providing access to over 70,000 journals. The tutorial demonstrates use of the online databases and provides guidance on how to effectively conduct a search, including tips for use, rules, and best practices for finding research material.