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Research Guides: Subject and course guides

An organized list & links to all the guides and tutorials produced by your Tacoma Community College librarians

Subject and course guides

What's on this page?

What are research guides?

  • Guides created to support research assignments in specific courses* (updated each quarter)
  • Look at the menu to the right for the type of class (Art, English, History, etc.), click the link and find your course number and instructor's name
  • General guides, such as evaluating sources or finding scholarships

What if you don't see a guide for your course?

*If you don't see your course, it is probably because your instructor did not request a guide.   If you think a research guide would be helpful, let us know and we'll be happy to contact your instructor and get the information we need to create a useful guide.

Featured guides

Truth wordle

Fake news, fact-checking, and bias

Resources and tips for how to evaluate news sources -- in other words, how to tell the fake news from the real news.

evaluation sign

Evaluating for credible, authoritative, reliable sources

Context and tips for how to evaluate sources, including web sites, so you can use credible, authoritative, reliable sources

Student guide to Open Educational Resources (OER)

This guide focuses on open educational resources (OER) for TCC students and how to find, use, and cite openly licensed multimedia and materials.

CC BY SA license

Except where otherwise noted, the content in these guides by Tacoma Community College Library is licensed under CC BY SA 4.0.
This openly licensed content allows others to cite, share, or modify this content, with credit to TCC Library. When reusing or adapting this content, include this statement in the new document: This content was originally created by Tacoma Community College Library and shared with a CC BY SA 4.0 license.

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