The HCC Brandon Campus Library has a variety of resources and tools available to help you to complete your research for all classes.
Video Tour of Library Resources:
The librarian created a video that will guide you through the library resources that are most useful for your research paper.
Frequently asked questions about research for this assignment:
How do I find information about my topic using the library resources?
- All library resources can be found by going to the HCC Libraries Online - click on the link in the left navigation area of this course
- To find books - or other items in the library - type in several keywords related to your topic (e.g. technology reading, video games, technology imagination) in the search box
- Limit your search results by Clicking on Hillsborough/Brandon and Books in the Library
Select the General Databases, specifically Academic OneFile, Academic Search Complete, and Omni File Full Text Mega, to locate current articles about your topic.
Select the Pro/Con Databases, specifically Opposing Viewpoints in Context, to locate information that examines your topic and might highlight the negative or positive aspects of the topic.
How do I cite my sources?
Each of the library tools typically will create MLA style citations for you. Each tool is a bit different - look for "Cite", "Citation Tools", "Format Citation", and "Citation Examples".
If that doesn't help - check out the library's list of websites that help with citation styles.
Still not finding what you're looking for?
Contact your campus librarians, Kristin Heathcock and Ilene Frank. They can be reached by using the Inbox tool in MyHCC or by regular email, telephone, or in the library.