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The following content will help you with searching for articles, limiting results, and accessing information from the database Academic Search Complete.

Searching and Limiting with Academic Search Complete  (3:11)

Using the Information from Academic Search Complete  (1:39)

Videos created by TCC Librarians, September 2019. Licensed under  CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Narrowing/Limiting your Search

  • Full Text: Select this option to receive the full article immediately
  • Scholarly/Peer Reviewed: Select this option to receive articles written by experts and exclude magazines and newspapers
  • Publication Date: Adjust the date to receive current information

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The following video provides an overview of the database Opposing Viewpoints in Context. This database is a good place to start when you have assignments on controversial topics or current events.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (3:23)

Video created by TCC Librarians, September 2019. Licensed under  CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

The following video introduces various library databases that can be used to locate video sources for your assignments.

Library Databases for Videos (2:04)

Video created by TCC Librarians, September 2019. Licensed under  CC BY-NC-SA 4.0