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Library Basics
Database Help
Interactive Videos 
Library Skills
Information Literacy

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Library Basics

How to contact a Librarian  
How to logon to the library databases

How to use Onesearch Discovery Search Box
What is the Knowledge Base
Who can use the library

Database Help

For descriptions of these databases, click databases.


  • How to use ABI/Inform
  • How to Access ABI/Inform Global for Business and Management Classes 
  • How to find the current issue of Wall Street Journal

Biography Reference Center

Books 24x7

  • Audio Executive Summaries

Business Plans Handbook 

Credo Reference 

  • Using the Concept Map
  • Finding a Book
  • Using Advanced Search
  • Using Keyword Search


  • EBook Capabilities
  • Mobile Access to Ebooks

EBSCO (all databases) 

  • Basic Search
  • Business Searching Interface
  • Creating a MyEBSCOhost account
  • Creating a MyEBSCOhost folder
  • eBooks by EBSCOhost
  • How to use Onesearch Discovery Search Box
  • How to find a Known Article
  • How to Access the Chronicle of Higher Education
  • How to Access Harvard Business Review in Business Source Complete
  • How to email, print and save articles
  • How to do an Advanced search
  • How to setup an RSS feeds in EBSCO databases 
  • iPhone / iPad App
  • Logon Options

IEEE Explore 

LexisNexis Academic
  • Search for a Business  
  • Search for Legal Information 

Literary Reference Center

Oxford Art Online

  • How to Use Oxford Art Online

Plunkett Research Online

  • Business Research
  • Finding Career Information

Points of View


  • How to locate Career Services information in Your Portal   

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Library Skills

Academic Integrity  

APA citation guide

APA Resource Page

Library Services  
Creating a Search Strategy

  • Part 1
  • Part 2

Evaluating Websites
How to cite an electronic journal article
How to find Career Information  
How to Read a Scholarly Article
How to do Business Research
How to Find Authoritative Technology Websites (Standards and Documentation) 
How to do a Known Item Search
How to Search Google Scholar for DeVry Library Database Articles
How to use NoodleTools  
Noodletools for APA Citations
Noodletools LibGuide

Noodletools User Manual
Saving Tabs  
Using Mnemonics to Cite Journal Articles in APA
Using NoodleTools to Create Citations  
What you need to know about SIC and NAIC Codes



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      Information Literacy

      To promote the acquisition of information literacy competencies, DeVry University has adopted the Information Literacy Standards of the Association of College of Research Libraries.

      DeVry addresses the standards through a five-module program designed to present information conducive to the development of information literate students. Each of the five modules is based on one of five ACRL competencies.

    • Introduction
    • Module One
      • Information Cycle
      • Peer Review
    • Module Two
    • Module Three
    • Module Four
    • Module Five
    • Information Literacy FAQ 


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