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Library Orientation: Video overview of library services, basic research strategies, and database directions.  You can pause the video, move forward or backward by clicking the button on the lower toolbar.  If the viewer/student would like to receive a score after taking a test linked from the last slide, please check with your instructor.   

Library Orientation with closed captions

Orientation test for visual impaired students

Citation Skills and Plagiarism Prevention: Instructional video on creating citations, avoiding plagiarism, and formatting documents using APA and/or MLA style.  You can pause the video, move forward or backward by clicking the button on the lower toolbar.    If the viewer/student would like to receive a score after taking a test linked from the last slide, please check with your instructor.   

Citation skills and plagiarism prevention test for visual impaired students

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 (EBSCO) 
  2. Biography in Context (Gale)
  3. CINAHL with Full Text
  4. CQ Researcher
  5. eLibrary (ProQuest)
  6. JSTOR
  7. Learning Express Library-Assessment/Licensing Test Preparation
  8. Literature Resource Center (Gale)

 

 

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