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Where to Look
The best place to look for articles is in databases.
What is a Library Database? (6 minute video from CLIP, closed captioning available)
Tips on how to use keywords and boolean operators for searching databases.
Scholarly articles are usually written by experts for other experts and tend to be technical and contain professional language. General interest articles are written for the general public and are less technical.
Looking for a specific magazine or journal? This search tells you which database to find it in.
Where to Look
Find books, ebooks and media
Full-text online books covering a broad array of subjects
Search millions of books on all topics
- Choose Request Item through Interlibrary Loan to request items
Begin Your Academic Article Search Tutorial (Lane Community College Library)
This tutorial will show you how to find articles on Ebsco's Academic Search Complete. It will also show you how to apply search limiters, cittation shortcuts, and save those articles through email.
Comprehensive information on how to format your paper and create citations.
Think critically! Remember, anyone can put anything on the Internet.
If CGCC doesn't have the book or article you want, you can request it from another library.
Tips on finding useful information.