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Research Tutorials

Research Basics for ENGL 101

(Click on each video to open)

Navigating the SCC Library homepage (4 minutes)


Book Search: Basics (5 minutes)


Finding trade journal articles in SCC Library databases


Article Search Using the ProQuest Database


Finding a Website Using a Library Research Guide (1 minute)

Which words should I use in my searches?

One of the biggest challenges students face when doing research is figuring out which words to use when searching.

Below are two off-the-cuff videos from the SCC Library which demonstrate techniques for exploring keywords you can use while searching library databases or the open web.

Want help? Thinking of search terms can be difficult, so contact a librarian any time you want help. We're here 24/7.