The Database Help guide provides resources to help users access and use the online subscription resources provided by Thigpen Library. This guide is not a comprehensive how-to resource; it simply answers common questions and provides solutions to common problems. The databases themselves provide tips and tutorials on how to effectively use the resource. Look for the help button when using a database
Use Vol State's Knowledge Base, maintained by the IT department, for resources that solve common tech issues.
eLearn is the name of the Vol State course management system. It is a platform where connections are made between students, faculty, and course materials. This is where "online" classes happen. Distributed Education provides resources to help with eLearn issues and learn how to use the system.
Do you have questions about NoodleTools? We have a guide on NoodleTools with information on setting upo your account, revalidating your account, and how to use this citation management software to create citations, annotated bibliographies and a works cited page.
Are you using a streaming video database? Go to our Videos guide for information on and help with these databases. The guide also has links to free web-based video collections and information on DVDs in the library.
Are you a TN eCampus student? Some information on this guide is relevant to you, but our TN eCampus guide has additional information and resources.
Want to talk to someone? Vol State library is available to assist you.