Other Database Resources

Provided below are some basic resources to help get you started using TGIF more quickly:

  • Quick Start Guide to Using TGIF (video opens in YouTube) - this video is designed to show you how to quickly get started using the Turfgrass Information File (TGIF) database.
  • Getting Started with TGIF Guide (pdf) - this guide is intended to give some basic hints and tips for using both Basic and Guided Search.
  • TGIF Academic Worksheet - this worksheet provides information on the topics the TGIF database covers, how to login to TGIF, and ten search tips for using TGIF.
  • What is TGIF? (video opens in YouTube) - this brief video provides an overview of the types of materials found in TGIF, as well as who TGIF is designed to help.
  • Finding Your Desired Item (pdf)  - this document outlines how to retrieve items/articles found within the TGIF database (both physical and digital).