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Welcome to the Video Tutorials LibGuide!

Succeeding in Online Classes

Library Tutorial Links

Getting Started Tutorials - These basic guides give you instructions for locating the library website, a quick orientation to our website, and helpful tips for evaluating resources that you find at the library or on the internet.



OneSearch Tutorials – With the HCC Library OneSearch tool, users are able to search HCC databases, eBooks, and additional relevant full-text material all in one search.  These tutorials provide tips on how to complete a basic and advanced search to find scholarly journal articles, as well as, how to search for print items and books instructors have placed on reserve at the Brish Library and Learning Support Center.


 Database Search Tutorials  This series of database tutorials is designed to explain the features of a variety databases that are useful in locating scholarly information for research assignments Databases discussed include Academic Search Premier, JSTOR, and CQ Researcher.



 APA Style Tutorial  The American Psychological Association (APA) has created a system of citing the sources that are used in writing research papers. This three-part video series provides information on formatting the research paper, creating the list of sources or References page and using internal documentation to cite sources within the research paper.


 MLA 8 Style Tutorial   Has your instructor required that you use “MLA style” for your research project? If so, this is the video tutorial for you. Learn how to use the 8th edition of the Modern Language Association’s (MLA) manuscript style for writing research papers.



About the Library

Due to the pandemic, the library is currently operating remotely.

Hours of Operation

During Summer 2020 online classes, HCC librarians will be available for live chat M-Th 8am-8pm and Fri 8am-5pm. Outside of these hours, please email us for assistance.

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