To find books, audio/visual materials, or print periodicals on your topic, conduct a keyword or subject search in the Library Catalog.
Try synonyms and related terms:
jobs OR employment
education OR training
accounting OR accountant
From the information you find in the Catalog, be sure to note:
To become more familiar with finding materials in the Library's print collection, here's a guide to using Library of Congress call numbers:
Research Guides describe and provide access to the most useful resources available through Truxal Library for particular fields of study, including the best databases to use. Use Research Guides to discover and develop research topics within a particular discipline:
Click on the links below to search for articles from periodicals (magazines, journals, newspapers, etc.) and for information from electronic books and multimedia resources. From off-campus, you will need to enter the barcode number from the back of your AACC photo ID or Truxal Library card.
Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)
Search for college, graduate, specialty and career programs in the U.S. and abroad; prepare for dozens of placement, licensing, and entrance exams with online test preparation books and timed practice tests
Business Insights: Global
Search for industries, companies, and professions to find newspaper, magazine, trade publication, and journal articles; company histories; financial reports; investment reports; market share reports; SWOT analyses; and more
Business Source Premier
Search for industries, companies, and professions to find newspaper, magazine, trade publication, and journal articles; market research reports; industry profiles; SWOT analyses; and more
National Newspapers and The Sun
Find newspaper articles from The Sun, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Times, and more
Over 20,000 electronic books covering many subjects, including many related to finding careers and jobs
EBSCO eBook Collection
Around 50,000 electronic books covering many subjects, including many related to finding careers and jobs
Small Business Resource Center
Articles, reference books, and legal forms dealing with the creation and maintenance of small businesses
NEED MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION? Looking for a career in a specialized field? Try using a subject-specific database (like a Criminal Justice database, or one in Education, Health and Wellness, Science, etc.): DATABASES BY SUBJECT
Find these materials in the Reference Section of Truxal Library:
MLA-style and APA-style guidelines change over time, especially for citing sources accessed electronically. For the most up-to-date information about how to cite sources correctly, visit these pages:
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