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Modern American History - Lawson - Plant City: Home


Photo of US Marine jacket used in 1943Welcome to this Research Guide built for Ms. Lawson's Modern American History class.  The following guide pages will have information and resources on how to best locate, evaluate and use resources for the research project.  The materials that will be presented on this research guide will be in the format of books (print and eBook), articles, streaming videos and authoritative websites.  Any questions regarding this guide or on locating appropriate research materials, do not hesitate to contact your librarian.



"Jacket - Uniform, United States Marine Corps, Australia, 1943" by Deborah Tout-Smith is licensed under CC BY 4.0 

Logging in to library resources

There are multiple ways to log-in to HCC Libraries online resources depending on how you are linked to them:

  • 1. Your username: first initial of first name, last name and any number assigned by the system. i.e. John Smith = jsmith27
  • 2. Your default password: first initial of first name CAPITALIZED, first initial of last name (lowercase) followed by your 7-digit student number, e.g., Jsmith1234567
  • 3. Library log-in with Net ID
  • 1. In a Canvas course, click "HCC Libraries Online" from the leftnav or left navigation menu.
  • 2. Click the "Launch HCC " button
  • 3. You are logged into the Library Catalog Search (Note: use the tabs (Library Home, Databases, etc.) to access other library resources. (Click to see screenshots)
  • 4. Library access though Canvas
  • 1. Skip the OpenAthens login and instead search "Hillsborough" in the "Find your Institution" search box.
  • 2. Use your NetID login as described above.
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Ways to access the HCC Libraries website: