Instructional Media

Search for books, eBook and all other library resources using VIRGIL.

Access additional instructional videos and research tutorials below:

 This video gives an overview of how to access the library website, how to access and login to the library's integrated library system VIRGIL, and how to use VIRGIL for searching.

  This video gives a brief overview of using the Alabama Virtual Library from within Snead State's Integrated Library System, VIRGIL.

This video explains how to do research for the English 101 Argumentative Paper or "Research Paper."  It details how to use VIRGIL and how to use each database that students need to search for this assignment.  It is an exact copy of the library orientations given to students in on-campus English 101 classes.

This video explains how to use the CINAHL Plus with Full-Text Nursing database.  It shows Nursing students how to access the database using VIRGIL, how to perform searches, and how to cite reference sources.


This video teaches users how to search the Online Catalog of VIRGIL for books and electronic books (eBooks).  It also shows users how to open and read eBooks from Snead's vast electronic book collection using their own computers. 

This video teaches users about our online reference product, CREDO Reference.
This video teaches patrons how to access and use our educational streaming video database, Films on Demand.