Use books to read broad overviews and detailed discussions of your topic.
You'll use the library catalog to search for books, ebooks, articles, and more.
What if MJC Doesn't Have What I Need?
|Unfortunately, during the COVID-19 emergency, we are unable to process requests for materials from other libraries. We'll have this service up and running again as soon as campus opens and we're fully operational.|
Choosing the correct search terms helps you locate the sources you need.
Examples of broad search terms to use in databases like Gale eBooks:
Examples of more specific search terms to use in larger databases like Gale, EBSCO, and the library's catalog:
All of these resources are free for MJC students, faculty, & staff.
Search using the Key Search Words in the left hand column of this guide, or use words more specific to your topic.
If you're working from off campus, you'll need to sign in. Once you click on the name of a database, simply enter your student ID (without the W) and your six-digit birth date.