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Library Orientation: Video overview of library services, basic research strategies, and database directions. Click on notepad button on the lower toolbar to access an interactive table of contents. Viewer receives a score after taking a test linked from the last slide.

Citation Skills and Plagiarism Prevention: Instructional video on creating citations, avoiding plagiarism, and formatting documents using APA and/or MLA style. Click on notepad button on the lower toolbar to access an interactive table of contents. Viewer receives a score after taking a test linked from the last slide.

Finding Library Books: Instruction from Library Catalog-OPAC-Discovery (EOS)

Please note:  A registered student can log in remotely to our subscription databases 24/7 through the library proxy server at http://libproxy.wcjc.cc.tx.us/login or the WCJC web site at http://www.wcjc.edu. Select Library, choose Find Articles, and click on Databases (Proxy Server).   Enter Username: last name (either upper or low case is fine) and Password: birth date (enter as MMDDYYYY, example: 01211985)

Finding Databases:

  1. Newspaper Articles - Instructional video and Pathfinder (handouts) 

  2. Literature Criticism - Instructional video and Pathfinder (handouts)

  3. Medical Articles and Reference - Instructional video and Pathfinder (handouts)

      4.   Contemporary and/or Controversial Issues- Instructional video and Pathfinder (handouts)

Finding e-Books : Instruction from EBSCO

Vendors Host Tutorials/Help Guides:

  1. Academic Search Complete and CINAHL nursing database-EBSCO
  2. JSTOR Journal Archive
  3. eLibrary ProQuest
  4. Literature Resource Center-Gale
  5. CQ Reseacher
  6. Assessment/Licensing Test Preparation-Learning Express Library

 

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