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Database Tutorials

Instructions and demonstrations on how to use databases available from the Taft College Library.

Library Hours

Library Hours

Fall 2023

August 21, 2023 - December 15, 2023

Monday through Thursday

7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Holiday Closures

  • Monday, September 4, 2023
  • Friday, November 10, 2023
  • Thursday, November 23, 2023



The pages included in this guide provide demonstrations and step-by-step instructions on how to navigate specific databases.

You can access all of Taft College's databases from anywhere as long as you have an internet connection and use your Cougar Tracks username and password.

From the menu on the left, choose the database tutorial relevant to your needs. Once you are comfortable using databases, you can search the library catalog, OneSearch, or choose specific databases below.

Check back often as more tutorials are added throughout the semester.

Need help or have questions? Reach out to us--we are here to help!

Use OneSearch to find online articles, eBooks, and videos

Need to use a specific database? Use the drop down menu below to open any of our databases.

A - Z Databases