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ENGL 05 Rocha: Essay 3 Resources

Introduction to Fiction

Today's Plan

Recommended Databases

Recommended Books

Database Tutorials

"Introduction to EBSCOhost - Tutorial" (4:17) is by EBSCO Tutorials.

EBSCOhost provides a number of databases, and most work in the way the video shows. However, there may be different filters to narrow your results between the databases provided by EBSCOhost.

"Searching the JSTOR Database" (6:08; video clip starts at 0:24) by Pace University Library

"Literature Resource Center" (starts at 1:01 and ends at 5:46) is by Erie CC.

White three on a blue background with Merced College Library written belowTake the Merced College Library's "Using OneSearch" tutorial independently to learn how to use various aspects of OneSearch.

In this 30-minute tutorial, you will learn how to:   

  • access OneSearch
  • use filters to specify the kind of source you are interested in
  • find locations for physical items, including books & textbooks
  • place holds (excludes textbooks)
  • cancel holds
  • renew items
  • find & access articles
  • describe the advantages and disadvantages of using OneSearch vs. a subject-specific database

You can take the tutorial as often as you'd like, and you can also download a PDF certificate of completion with your name, score, and timestamp. 

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