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Browse a growing list of high quality open access (free to use) databases by program/subject or format here.
FInd books, media, and journal titles, but no articles. Search by keyword, title, subject, author, and more.
Search for licensed (HCC only) or open access eBooks or browse eBook collections.
Whether you are a student using library resources to complete a paper, faculty creating digital handouts for a class this guide is for you.
Collections of high-quality and user-friendly resources gathered by HCC librarians to help you with your research and assignments
These resources are all online. Some require an HCC login, but you will find lots of open access eBooks, eMedia, and articles here as well.
is the HCC Library's comprehensive guide to completing your research assignment.
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These resources will help you cite your sources correctly and avoid plagiarism.
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