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Begin Research: How Do I Choose a Database?

How Do I Choose a Database?

Choosing from among the many HCC Library databases can be daunting. Here are a few quick tips:

  • Multi-Subject Databases
    (these cover many different topics, includes scholarly and news articles, and are often used for assignments)
  • Reference Sources
    (provide background information and quick facts)
  • JSTOR
    (scholarly articles from different fields, most recent 3-5 years not included)
  • Ask A Librarian
    (if you aren't sure where to start)

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