Web-based Tutorials

The following tutorials are intended to complement the in-person classes currently offered by the library. 


CINAHL (Ebsco) 

EndNote /  Endnote Web

InterLibrary Loan

MD Consult


Microsoft Office Software

"Office" includes Access, Excel, Lync, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint, Visio, and Word.

The Microsoft help website has dozens of tutorials (15-60 minutes), focusing on common tasks and functions. The pages also have how-to articles and printable quick-reference guides. Scroll down for 2010 and 2007 training.

Transition to the Office Ribbon - Office 2010 and 2007

Getting Started with Office 2010

PubMed: PMID and PMCID

PubMed Tutorials from the National Library of Medicine 

  • PubMed Training - a wealth of resources to help you become an expert searcher
  • PubMed Tutorial - self-paced; choose individual topic to learn or work through the whole tutorial from top to bottom. Choose a section from the list on the left side of the screen.
  • PubMed QuickTours - short tutorials on different types of searching, subject headings, and using My NCBI.

Reference Manager   


  • UptoDate - demos for institutional and individual subscriptions

Web of Science

  • Web of Science - Several short tutorials, including search tips, managing search results, saving search histories and alerts, cited reference searching, and citation reports. 10 languages 


  • Getting started with Zotero (8 minute YouTube video)- This tutorial introduces a Firefox add-on that can be used to conveniently collect, organize and cite journal articles and other research materials. The video was created for Wake Forest School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students by a laboratory technician in the Department of Biochemistry.

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