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QV Research - Quick Search the Library
When do you use REFERENCE Sources?
When you are just getting started and want to find some background information on a science topic?
Reference materials include dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks which provide an overview of a topic or provide you with statistics.
790+ e-reference books in all subject areas. Use instead of Wikipedia for quick, accurate facts and background information.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
300+ e-reference books in all subject areas. Use instead of Wikipedia.
Literary Analysis & Biography
Research authors, works, characters, topics, and themes.
JStor Arts & Sciences Colletions III and X
Arts & Sciences III Draws on titles across the language, performing, and visual arts; Arts & Sciences X includes social science journals with a focus on science and social science theory, data, and analysis; includes new disciplines such as Transportation Studies and Development Studies.
These databases include many types of articles: scholarly, academic, and popular.
Choose "limit to peer review" or "limit to academic journals" to exclude popular magazines and newspapers from the results.
Be sure to also choose "limit to full-text" so you only get results that will let you access the full article.
All articles come with suggested MLA citations!
Academic Search Premier A rich collection of articles from over 4,600 scholarly journals presenting research and analysis in multiple disciplines. Also includes popular magazines and other publications.
MasterFILE Premier Scholarly journals, popular magazines, newspapers and primary sources in a variety of subjects.
Films on Demand
Films on Demand
Stream any of over 30,000 documentaries in their entirety, or view edited and searchable segments.
Citing Sources with MLA Citations
Library sources all come with suggested citations! Start there. If you are using a non-library source, these links might help.
QVCC Learning Center
The QVCC Learning Center has gone viral and now offers online, real-time appointments via Microsoft Teams. Students can make appointments as usual via https://qvcc.edu/learning-center/ click on Open for Business ( follow the instructions ) and meet with a consultant via video and text chat. Appointments will be available during the usual hours.
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