View Online Tutorials
These short videos:
- Introduce different sections of the State Library's website.
- Guide you through many of our online services and resources.
Using the State Library catalog
- Searching in the State Library Catalog (4:29)
- Search our catalog quickly and easily; narrow your search.
- Advanced Searching in the State Library Catalog (3:47)
- Perform an advanced search for items in our catalog for more precise results.
- Finding Journal Articles and Citations (3:30)
- Find, read and download articles from journals and other sources via the library catalog.
- Books by Mail for State Employees (3:57)
- Order State Library books, delivered to your desk at no charge.
- Collection Portals, Part 1: Finding Government Information (4:19)
- Search in the State Publications, Federal Documents and Capitol Branch collections.
- Collection Portals, Part 2: Florida Special Collection (4:43)
- Search in the Florida Special Collection and its sub-collections, including maps and genealogy.
State Library services and collections
- Using the State Library e-Resources Portal (2:32)
- Access and search our research databases.
- Uploading Your State Publications (2:42)
- Submit your agency's electronic state publications.
- Placing a Book Request With FLIN SHAREit (4:13)
- Request books and media from other libraries with your State Library card.
- Researching the Laws of Florida (5:05)
- Access the historical Laws of Florida online and in print.
- E-Books From the State Library of Florida (8:01)
- Check out e-books with your State Library card.
- Free Nursing Continuing Education From the State Library (5:29)
- Earn free nursing CE credits from the State Library of Florida.
On demand webinars
- Library Services for State Employees (35:38)
- Watch an overview of our services and how to access them.
- Collecting Florida's Published History (26:51)
- Learn what makes the State Library of Florida unique.
- Criminal Justice and Forensic Science Resources (24:49)
- Learn how to find criminal justice studies and forensic science information online.
- Agriculture Resources (23:38)
- Learn how to quickly find agricultural information online.
- Resources to Support Policy Analysis (39:56)
- Learn how to use State Library resources to research public policy.
- Finding Grants Through the State Library of Florida (26:43)
- Learn how to find grant funding for your agency, for partners and for customers.
- Forestry Resources (30:40)
- Learn how to find forestry-related information quickly online.
- Legislative Research (43:29)
- Learn about the legislative resources in our collections and how to use them.
- Business Resources (52:14)
- Learn how to quickly find business-related journal articles, e-books and other business information online.
- Newspapers (38:14)
- Learn about the State Library's newspaper holdings in print, microfilm and digital formats.
- State Agency Publications (18:28)
- Find publications produced by Florida’s state government, and contribute your agency's own publications.
- Find It Like a Librarian (37:08)
- Search beyond Google and use our free electronic resources as part of your online research strategies.
- Environmental Resources (28:28)
- Find journal articles and technical reports in our research databases and navigate the environmental science resources in our catalog.
- Public Health Research (36:21)
- Find public health information, free continuing education opportunities and key resources for public health outreach.
- Nursing Resources (32:09)
- Find nursing information, free CE opportunities and resources for nursing outreach.
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If you have specific information needs or suggestions for additional tutorials, contact our reference staff.
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