Welcome the First Year Research & Resources page. This guide features resources that will help you do research in your first year and beyond. These resources will assist you in finding background information in encyclopedias and other reference sources, finding scholarly articles in databases, and learning how to cite your sources.
Librarians are available online or at the library to help you navigate through information. The library also offers weekly research paper clinics during the fall and spring semesters where students can get help with research and writing from a librarian and writing center tutor.
First Year E-Resources
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MCC Research & Resources
This guide contains all the activities for your MCC in-class session, as well as recommended databases for articles.
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Academic Search Complete
This is a large, multidisciplinary database, and is a great place to start your search for scholarly or popular articles on almost any topic.
The Writing Center
Includes resources for any type of citation style (such as APA and MLA) as well as information on how to set up an appointment for writing help with the Burns Peer Tutoring Center. You should definitely take advantage of this fantastic resource.
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