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Research (General): Where do I start?: Research tools

Tools you can use for researching any topic, plus tutorials on research, strategies for evaluating research sources, and how to get research help 24/7

Research tools

Use a variety of types of resources when you conduct research. SCC Librarians suggest using information from:

stack of books BOOKS in the library collection including ebooks and books located at partner libraries


DATABASES of articles, streaming videos, and more which the library purchases for SCC students to use 


WEB SITES which are credible and appropriate for college-level research

When to Use a Book or an Article

From U. of Southern Florida; brief video explaining difference between these two information tools