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Research Guides@TCC Libraries

Research Step by Step

Academic Search Complete (2:57)

This video provides tips for using the database Academic Search Complete to locate articles from newspapers, magazines, and scholarly/peer-reviewed journals.

Video created by TCC Librarians, February 2021. 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

*Click on image below to magnify.*

image of Academic Search screen

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (3:18)

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.

Video created by TCC Librarians, May 2021. Licensed under  CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Databases for Videos (2:09)

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

Video created by TCC Librarians, March 2021. Licensed under  CC BY-NC-SA 4.0