How To Search

The Parker University Library is committed to supporting learning and research by providing various resources and services, including access to online tutorials as well as library instruction for students and faculty.

Access additional videos and tutorials for specific databases by clicking on the tabs to the left. 

Library website forms for assistance and interlibrary loan willl be sent to staff at


Bibliographic Information

Instructional sessions cover a range of library resources and services, can be tailored to specific needs,  and can be delivered to groups both large and small. One-on-one appointments are also available. Sessions can include multiple topics, and generally last anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, depending on number – and nature – of topics covered.

Current offerings include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:

 Library resources and services overview

  • Basic and advanced database searching (includes PubMed and EBSCO databases)
  • Introduction to EBP and research (including PICO question formulation; focus on applying these concepts when performing research)
  • Reference management tools (the Library currently provides instruction on Zotero 5.0 reference management software)

 Instructional session requests can be submitted by emailing at



How to Renew Your Library Books

You can renew your library books quickly and easily with Primo. Watch the following video to learn how.

You can also renew your library books by emailing us at or by calling us at (214) 902-2480.

Writing Papers in the APA Style: Interacitve Tutorial

Writing Papers in the APA Style: Interacitve Tutorial

Learn how to avoid plagiarism by documenting and citing your sources in the APA Style.

Instructors: Contact to embed the tutorial in your course.

APA PsycArticles

EBSCO Database Tutorials

How to conduct a basic search on EBSCOHost:


How to conduct an Advanced Search on EBSCOHost:


Still have questions? Reach out to us using by emailing or 24/7 by clicking on the Ask Parker Library chat feature!

Mango Languages

What is Mango Languages? Take a quick tour below:


Ready to get started? Click here to navigate to the Parker University - Mango Langauges Site. Once logged in, you can exlpore the features as a guest, or create an account to save your progress. 

ProQuest Tutorial

Basic Searching on ProQuest:

For more training tutorials on ProQuest, visit: or the ProQuest YouTube Channel

PubMed Tutorial

Meet Alt HealthWatch, an alternative and complementary medicine database.

Asynchronous Library Webinars