All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its scheduled stops on Thursday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

HOW-TO VIDEOS

How to Access Biography in Context through the Library's Databases

If you're looking for biographical information on a celebrity, infamous outlaw or historic figure, Biography in Context is the place to start your search. Watch this how to video for tips on using this comprehensive database.

How to Access Consumer Reports Through the Library's Databases

Consumer Reports has been providing the public with reliable consumer information since 1936. The Library makes this valuable information available to the public in two different ways. We subscribe to print copies of Consumer Reports magazine and make those copies available for use in our branches. We also provide online access to Consumer Reports. This tutorial will walk you through how to access Consumer Reports through the Library's databases.

How to Look Up Phone Numbers Online

Long gone are the days when our only source for phone numbers was a paper phone book. Now, many telecommunications companies keep directories of their users on the Internet. Learn how to use two online tools, AnyWho and Reference USA, that you can use to look up addresses and landline phone numbers.

How to Access Gale Legal Forms Through the Library's Databases

Whether you're selling your car, renting a house, or even changing your name, at some point you're probably going to need a legal form. Learn how to use the Gale Legal Forms database to search for and access Missouri specific legal forms in this brief tutorial.

Navigating the Redesigned Value Line Database

Redesigned to streamline -- in this video learn more about Feature Content, Highlights, Commentaries, Proprietary Data, and Analysis offered by Value Line. Experience the new features and functionality of the new digital platform.

How to Find Your Next Great Read

So you've just finished reading an amazing book and want to find out whether there are other books that you might also like. Well you're in luck, because the Library's catalog can help you find similar books that you might be interested in. This brief tutorial will give you tips on finding them.

How to Use COOLcat

Have you ever wondered if the Library has an item that you would like to read, view or listen to? You can determine whether the Library owns an item by checking our online catalog, COOLcat. Springfield-Greene County Library's catalog can be searched from any Internet accessible computer.

How to Place a Hold in COOLcat

This brief tutorial demonstrates how to place an item on hold in COOLcat, the Library's online catalog.

How to Find the Next Book in a Series in the Library Catalog

Have you ever wondered what book comes next in a series that you are reading? The Library catalog can help you determine both the title of the next book in the series and where you can locate this book in the Library.

How to Find Your Reading History

Have you ever had difficulty remembering whether or not you have checked out a book before? Watch this video to find out how to use the Reading History feature of your online Library account.

How to Make a Suggestion for the Library to Purchase a Book, CD or DVD

Sometimes you may find that the library does not own an item that you would like to read, view or listen to. While many items can be borrowed from other library systems through MOBIUS or Interlibrary Loan, in some instances the Library prefers to purchase an item for its collection so that many people in the community have an opportunity to enjoy the item. Watch this how to video for tips on how to make a purchase suggestion.

How to Request Items Through MOBIUS

Have you checked our catalog and still can't find the book that you're looking for? Don't stop your search there! The library has other tools available to help you find what you need. This brief tutorial will show you how to request materials from MOBIUS.

How to Request Books Through InterLibrary Loan (ILL)

Have you checked our catalog and still can't find the book that you're looking for? Don't stop there! There's a good chance the Library can still help you find the exact item you need. Through the Library's InterLibrary Loan service, books and other materials may be borrowed from other libraries.

How to Request An Article Through InterLibrary Loan (ILL)

This brief tutorial will show you how to request a copy of an article through the Library's InterLibrary Loan service. While the Library maintains access to many newspapers and journals either in print or electronically, on occasion you will find that a particular article you are seeking is not available. In these cases, the Library can request for another institution that has access to send a copy of the article on your behalf.

Introduction to Google Chromebooks @ The Library

Join Computer/Periodicals Assistant Trint Williams for a brief introduction to the Library's Google Chromebooks available for in-library checkout. For more information, see the Google Chromebooks page.

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