This tutorial will demonstrate all of the functionality of the Guide on the Side tutorial creation software.

Add and format text

Type or copy and paste text straight into the text box.

The editor allows you to:

  • bold
  • italicize
  • undo & redo
  • insert & remove a hyperlink
  • add bullets
    • indent any text you type in the box.
  • outdent any text you type in the box


For example:

Using the library homepage to your right, place your cursor over the Search & Find tab and click Library Catalog.

You are now in the Library Catalog.


Adding an image

This is an image of the UAL catalog.

UAL catalog

Adding a page break

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A page break allows you to divide content into different pages which helps minimize scrolling.

Adding a page break

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This is some more text to show what a page break does.

Inserting a question

BEFORE MOVING ON: Hover your mouse over the ERIC database and read the description. What subject matter does the database cover?


Inserting a definition box

Definition boxes are a useful way to provide additional information without taking up screen space.

This is what a definition box looks like

Previewing your tutorial

Previewing allows you to see how the tutorial will look to your students and allows you to make sure your questions, definition boxes, and images are working the way that you want them to work.






Click the Right Arrow below to begin the quiz

Quiz: Question 1:

You want to locate a book on gardening in Tucson; what would be the best keyword search to do for this?

Quiz: Question 2:

BEFORE CONTINUING: The Boolean Operator "OR" broadens your search results when used in between two keywords that are alike or mean the same thing.

Quiz: Question 3:

A peer-reviewed article is written by experts in the field and is reviewed by experts AFTER the article is published within the journal.


Please enter your name and email address to retrieve a copy of your completed quiz.

You can enter multiple email addresses separated by commas. If you are doing this for a class, you may need to enter your instructor's email address also.