Tutorials A - Z

These tutorials and guides will help you use key resources for biology, chemistry, chemical engineering, mathematics, and statistics.

Getting started

Stanford University Libraries

SearchWorks basics guide (from Stanford University Libraries)

Searching for Journals in SearchWorks (from Falconer Biology Library, 2min 32sec)

Searching for ejournals at Stanford University Libraries (from Falconer Biology Library, 2min 58sec)

Using SearchWorks to find books, films, etc. (from Stanford University Libraries)

Web authentication (from Stanford University Libraries)

Setting up off-campus access (from Stanford University Libraries)

Setting up Google Scholar for Stanford access (from Stanford University Libraries)

More tutorials

Annual Reviews Journals

Online help (from Annual Reviews)

BIOSIS Citation Index

Tutorials (from Thomson Reuters)

Cambridge Structural Database System

Documentation (from CCDC)

Current Contents Connect

Tutorials (from Thomson Reuters)

Data Citation Index

Tutorials (from Thomson Reuters)

Derwent Innovations Index

Tutorials (from Thomson Reuters)


Tutorials (from Thomson Reuters)

Engineering Village

Get started and get help (from Elsevier)

Training videos (from Elsevier)

Essential Science Indicators

Tutorials (from Thomson Reuters)


Tutorials (from Thomson Reuters)

Journal Citation Reports

Tutorials (from Thomson Reuters)


Tutorials (from Thomson Reuters)


Help guides (from Elsevier)

Videos and tutorials (from Elsevier)

Merck Index

Help (from RSC)


Online help (from NCBI)


Various online training modules (from NCBI)

Author search (from NCBI)

Author and subject search (from NCBI)

Simple subject search (from NCBI)

Journal search (from NCBI)


Learn & Support Center (from Elsevier)


Tutorial (from RefWorks)

Researcher ID

Tutorials (from Thomson Reuters)

Science Direct

Tutorials (from Elsevier)

Science of Synthesis

Tutorials (from Thieme)


Training Materials (from CAS)


Tutorials (from Elsevier)

Web of Science Core Collection

Various online training modules (from Thomson Reuters)

Search tips (from Thomson Reuters)

How to refine and analyze search results (from Thomson Reuters)

How to do a cited reference search (from Thomson Reuters)

Zoological Record

Tutorials (from Thomson Reuters)


Help Guide and Tutorial (from Stanford University Libraries)