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Library "How do I...?"

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Search the collection using SuperSearch

SuperSearch is the library's main catalog for finding items in the library's collection. While it doesn't search across all of the library's databases, it does search a lot and is a great place to search by topic or keyword. Limit by source type on the left if needed.

Search for books or films

Use the catalog below to search for electronic books and physical items in the library, such as books and DVDs

Find background information

Use Gale Ebooks to locate short, overview articles from subject-specific encyclopedias

Find pro/con or persuasive articles

Find the right subject-specific database

Library "How do I?" credits

The TCC Library "How do I?" guide is adapted from the Library DIY project created by Meredith Farkas, Amy Hofer, Lisa Molinelli and Kimberly Willson-St. Clair at Portland State University Library. Several Library "How Do I?" pages are adapted from pages within the Portland Community College Library "How do I" project, as well as the Oregon State University Libraries' Library DIY project.

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