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TCC Library: Database tutorials

What's here?

Short tutorials -- most are 3 to 4 minutes -- about how to use several databases. (Note: Some of the interfaces have changed since we made these videos, but the concepts are the same.)

What are databases?

TCC's research databases provide full text (and indexing) of magazine, newspaper, journal, and subject encyclopedia articles. Access library databases through the "Research databases" tab above.

Using the library catalog tutorial

Library Catalog Search Tutorial

Find books using the library catalog.

Academic Search Complete tutorials

Explore the Academic Search Complete Database

Find academic, scholarly, and peer-reviewed journal articles.

Searching Tutorial

Gale eBooks tutorials

Search the Gale eBooks Database

Search subject encyclopedias for background information.

Gale eBooks Tutorial

Database: JSTOR

Explore the JSTOR Database

Find scholarly journal articles, dating from the 1800s through about 3 years ago.

Video Tutorial

Super Search tutorial

ProQuest tutorials

ProQuest Tutorials

Quick Guide

General Video Tutorial

Database: CINAHL

Explore CINAHL

Find academic, scholarly, and peer-reviewed journal articles in the the fields of nursing and allied health.

CINAHL Tutorial

CQ Researcher tutorials

Search the CQ Researcher Database

Choose or research a social, political or economic issues through reports in the CQ Researcher database.

Search Tutorial

Database: PsycArticles

Explore the PsycArticles Database

Search this databases for Scholarly articles in the field of psychology.

Video Tutorial

Database: PubMed

Explore PubMed

Find more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content (i.e. not all articles will be available to you)

PubMed Tutorial

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