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Ready, Set, Research

This guide is geared toward students who need to prepare research papers and/or speeches for college courses.

Get Research Help

Getting help has never been easier. Your MJC librarians are here to help.


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 Call: East (209) 575-6230 / West (209) 575-6949

 Text: (209) 710-5270
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Writing Center Tutor

Make an Appointment to Meet with Writing & Subject Tutors

To meet with a writing tutor or other subject-specific tutor, students need to make an appointment.

Call or visit the Library & Learning Centers to schedule your appointment.  

East Campus 209-575-6346 

West Campus: 209-575-6676


Drop In for Math Tutoring

Math tutoring is available on a drop-in basis in the east campus and west campus Library & Learning Centers. Check out our Web site for daily hours.

Get Help Connecting from Off Campus


To connect to article databases or eBooks from off campus, once you click on the name of the database you will be prompted to log in with your MJC ID Number (your student # without the W or your employee #) and your six-digit birth date.


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  • If you have problems connecting to databases that you could previously, make sure you have cleared your Cookies, History, and Temporary Internet Files.