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HCTC Library Orientation and Research Guide: Find Your Sources

This guide is meant to help HCTC library users locate and use library resources and aid them in their research.

Narrow Subject by HCTC Databases

EBSCOhost Databases

Academic Search Complete

eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost)

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

MasterFILE Premier

Newspaper Source


American Doctoral Dissertations

Gale Databases

Academic OneFile

Opposing Viewpoints In Context

Pop Culture Collection




Other HCTC Databases








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EBSCOhost Databases

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Other HCTC Databases

Oxford Reference

EBSCOhost Databases

AHFS Consumer Medication Information


CINAHL with Full Text


Health Source - Consumer Edition

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition


Gale Databases

Health Reference Center Academic

Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection



EBSCOhost Databases


MAS Ultra - School Edition

Middle Search Plus

Primary Search

Professional Development Collection

Teacher Reference Center

Gale Databases

Testing & Education Reference Center







EBSCOhost Databases

Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Military & Government Collection

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection


Social Work Reference Center

Sociological Collection

Gale Databases

Criminal Justice Collection

Diversity Studies Collection

Gender Studies Collection

Information Science and Library Issues Collection

Psychology Collection

War and Terrorism Collection

EBSCOhost Databases

Literary Reference Center Plus

Religion and Philosophy Collection



Gale Databases

Communications and Mass Media Collection

Fine Arts and Music Collection

Religion and Philosophy Collection

World History Collection

EBSCOhost Databases



Gale Databases

Agriculture Collection

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

EBSCOhost Databases

Business Source Premier

Regional Business News

Small Business Reference Center

Gale Databases

Business Economics and Theory

Small Business Collection


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Library of Congress Subject Headings

Search the Catalog or one of the many databases for library resources.  You can also browse the shelves for resources.

Search Strategies Infographic

A-Z Databases

Opposing Viewpoints Google Chrome Extension

See results from Opposing Viewpoints in Context, a Gale Research Database, alongside your Google results to help improve your academic searching skills.

Research Starting Point