Video Tutorials

Want to learn how to use the online library catalog? We'll show you tips and tricks for searching as well as placing items on hold in these videos.
Library Catalog Search Tips: How to Search by "Title" and "Author"
Want to know if the library has a particular item or not, but not sure how to use the library catalog from home to find out? Learn how to search by “Author” and “Title” in this easy-to-follow instructional video tutorial. 
Library Catalog Search Tips: How to Search by "Word" and "Subject"
Need to find materials for a research project? Learn how to use keywords and do subject searches to enhance your search results and find more materials in this easy-to-follow tutorial on searching by “word” and “subject” in the library catalog. 
Library Account Tips: How to Request an Item
Want to request a specific item to pick up at the library? Learn how to request it online through our catalog with this video tutorial.
Navigating the Watsonville Public Library Website: How to Find Library Databases
Need to do research for a report? Learn how to access library databases and get materials entirely online. We will show you how to access the databases, search within them, read the records, save a copy of what you find, as well as generate citations for your bibliography.