SHSU - The Woodlands Center Library Services

This is intended as an introductory guide to help students of SHSU -- The Woodlands Center best utilize Newton Gresham Library's resources and services.

General Research Databases for Getting Started


Newton Gresham Library provides access a wealth of information in the form of scholarly journals, e-books, newspapers, etc. Much of the full-text is available online, and those that aren't can often be acquired through Interlibrary Loan. See below for research tutorial videos and suggested databases.

Subject-Specific Databases

Research Strategies: Three Part Series

The videos below focus on Education, but the concepts are transferrable to most subject-areas. If you have specific questions, please reach out for assistance!

Library Website Overview and Selecting a Database gives highlights a few important features of the library web site and helps you select appropriate databases. If you access the video on its home site you will find timestamps beneath the video if you would like to jump ahead to a specific topic.


Developing Keywords discusses some pre-research strategies for figuring out your keywords before beginning your search.


Database Search Strategies takes you through the search process and covers some tips and tricks for a successful search. A number of topics are discussed so feel free to access the video on its home site and use the timestamps beneath the video to jump around.

Research/Instruction Librarian

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Tyler Manolovitz


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