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Access library databases 24/7

The library subscribes to over 100 databases that have a wide range of content to meet your information and research needs. Use your portal login to access them 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Chat with a Librarian if you have any questions. 

  • Need articles from newspapers, magazines, or scholarly journals? Try these article databases (e.g. Academic Search Complete, Research Library (ProQuest))
  • Need background information on a topic? Try dictionary and encyclopedia databases (e.g. Credo Reference, Gale ebooks)
  • Work on a current issue or controversy? Some of these databases provide you with pro/con on a topic (e.g. CQ Researcher, Issues & Controversies)
  • Look for a video clip to add to your presentation? Check the streaming video databases (e.g. Films on Demand, Kanopy)

 

Research Help Live

with a librarian on Zoom 

Book a librarian

Schedule a free 30-minute research appointment online to get one-on-one help

Attend research workshops

Sign up for Live online workshops with a librarian on zoom

Professors: 

Contact Pauline Swartz, library chair, pswartz@mtsac.edu about library instruction

 

Research Help DIY

Do-It-Yourself options

Attend research workshops

Enroll in self-paced workshops in Canvas 

Watch online research tutorials 

View video tutorials with assessment quizzes  in ProQuest Research Companion, available 24/7

Check research guides

Developed by librarians, these research guides organize selected library resources such as books, articles, and websites on a particular topic, e.g.

 

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Click "Start Chat" to get answer to your question from a librarian 24 hours a day 7 days a week

 

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