Video Tutorials

The videos in this section of the site below present helpful information about using library resources.  If there is a particular resource for which you would like similar tutorials, please contact a reference librarian.

Using DiscoverE ATLA
Using DiscoverE, Emory Libraries' Catalog

DiscoverE is the best way of searching for materials owned by Emory University. It can also be used to search for electronic resources available to Emory faculty, students, and staff. These video tutorials will teach you the most efficient ways to search discoverE, read results, and store your research. Click here to access discoverE directly.

Using the ATLA Religion Database

The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) maintains a powerful index of journal articles, essays, and book reviews in the fields of theolgy and religious studies. This is a paid resource licensed for use by current Emory faculty, staff, students, and alumni. These video tutorials will teach you the most efficient and powerful ways to search the ATLA Religion Database. Click here to access the database (Emory credentials required). Alumni will need to register with the Emory Alumni Association to access the database. 

Course Reserves Blackboard Course Management System
Using Emory Course Reserves

Course Reserves at Emory is a popular way for faculty to grant access to readings for students. Reserve materials may include physical books or electronic items, such as scans of book chapters or journal articles. The Emory Course Reserves tools lets faculty identify what materials are to be placed on reserve and lets students gain access to that materials. These video tutorials introduce both student and faculty to the use of this tool.

Using Blackboard

Blackboard is the course management system used at Emory. Most faculty use the tool to organize their courses, distribute course materials, and conduct online portions of classes. These video tutorials introduce both students and faculty to the basic and more advanced features of Blackbaord.