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Very Short Introductions

Tutorial guide for the resource Very Short Introductions

About This Guide

This guide introduces the reference resource Very Short Introductions, an ebook collection produced by Oxford University Press that is available to TU students, staff, and faculty. Each ebook in this collection provides a short, yet thorough, introduction to the subject matter in less than 200 pages. These ebooks are great as both a starting point for research and a quick reference for refreshing your memory on a given topic. 


The contents of this guide include the following:


Learn about the main search and access features available within the Very Short Introductions platform.


Create a Personal Profile

An optional feature, users may create personal accounts in order to save their search history and personal reading lists. Tiffin University faculty, staff, and students have access to the full-text content within Very Short Introductions without creating a personal profile. Creating a free personal profile, however, allows users to create notes/highlights/annotations within Very Short Introductions ebooks, which might be helpful when conducting research.