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Forsyth Library Tutorials

Use these videos, tutorials, and other tools to learn about Forsyth Library, how to use Forsyth Library's resources and services, and tips for research, writing, and citing.

How to Use This Guide

How to Use

From the table to the right, click the image or title to link to the VidGrid video or guide in a new tab.

  • VidGrid Videos: Look at the description area of the video to copy/paste the embed code or share link
  • Guide Links: Any links to subject and course guides can be used directly


For questions about these tutorials or how to use them, please contact or call 785-639-6180

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Download the Forsyth Library App

The FHSU Research Help App gives you quick mobile access to Forsyth Library tutorials, subject and course guides, and Ask A Librarian. Scan the QR code or click the link above and follow the on-screen instructions to add the app to your device.

how to download Forsyth Library Research Help App

About the Library

About the Library

Forsyth Library Building Tour

This video provides a brief tour of Forsyth Library and Learning Commons, including:

  • Main Level
  • Lower Level
  • Upper Level

Forsyth Library Building Tour Screenshot

Why Forsyth Library Resources?

This video discusses why searching with library database is more effective than searching the internet, covering the following topics:

  • What are scholarly sources and/or peer-reviewed articles?
  • Advantages of using library databases instead of searching the internet
Why Forsyth Library Databases vs. Internet tutorial video

Library Vocabulary

Use this guide to find definitions of unfamiliar library and university terms to help you navigate research assignments and library resources.

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Collections Overview

This video introduces Forsyth Library's resources including:

  • Library databases and electronic resources
  • Print resources
  • Special collections
  • Government publications
Collections overview video tutorial - What can you find at Forsyth Library

Library Services

Library Services

Ask a Librarian

Ask a Librarian is a research help service to help find, use, and cite library resources. This video discusses:

  • Ways to contact Forsyth Library
  • Types of questions Forsyth Library can help with
  • Research help hours

Ask A Librarian Tutorial Video

Software Assistance

This video provides an overview of the Software Assistance at Forsyth Library and Learning Commons, including:

  • Software help
  • Locating software video tutorials
  • Software available on library computers
  • Software available for FHSU students

Software Assistance Video tutorial

Support for Students

Support for Students

Online Student Support

This video describes the various library services and resources available to FHSU Online students through the library website:

  • Ask a Librarian Research Help
  • Online Resources and Borrowing Physical Materials via ILL
  • Online Tutoring and Writing Help
  • Software Assistance 

Tutorial for online student services

Transfer Student Guide

This guide is designed for transfer students to learn more about:

  • Library Services
  • Finding Information via Forsyth Library
  • FHSU Campus Resources
  • Hays Community Resources
  • Research, Technology, and Writing Help

Tutorial for Transfer students

Chinese/English Library Guide

This bilingual guide is designed for students at the cross-border partner institutions (Sias and SNU) to learn more about:

  • Where to search
  • How to search
  • How to cite
  • Bilingual Tutorials
  • Library Vocabulary
  • Contact Forsyth Library


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