Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Your End of Semester Library Resources

With SLCC Spring Term coming to a close, finals are coming right up.  Now is a great time to visit or revisit the SLCC Libraries web page at http://libweb.slcc.edu/ for all of your information needs.

Here, you will find a treasure trove of resources to fulfill your research and class work assignments.  Tabs at the top of the library web page will take you along these major pathways to quality library resources:
-One Search
-Catalog
-Databases
-Subject Guides
-Browse Journals

The databases tab, for instance, lists all databases held by the SLCC Libraries.  Some of the most popular databases are:  EBSCO Host, ProQuest Newsstand, CQ Researcher and Films on Demand.

If you would like assistance connecting with quality resources for your school work or research, SLCC librarians and staff stand by, willing to help. They may be reached at any of the following four SLCC Libraries reference locations and phone numbers:
Taylorsville Redwood Campus   801-957-4610
South City Campus   801-957-3432
Jordan Campus    801-957-6202
Miller Campus   801-957-5412


Good luck with finishing out Spring Semester at SLCC!


Article Databases
Popular Databases:

CQ Researcher
Provides overviews of controversial issues, or pro and con topics

Encyclopedia Americana
Especially strong on North American and international coverage.

Encyclopedia Britannica
Information updated much quicker than in a print version.

Ethnic Newswatch (ProQuest)
Has coverage of over 150 U.S. and international newspapers.

Films on Demand Collection:
Large collection of streaming videos in many subject areas

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Overviews on controversial issues

Project MUSE
Articles from scholarly journals from Johns Hopkins University and other university presses.

Proquest Newspapers
Access 850 newspapers on general reference

SIRS Researcher
Accesses thousands of newspaper and magazine articles on social issues.

JSTOR
Scholarly articles in many subject areas

EBSCO Host
Academic Premier: Scholarly articles
Art Full Text: Journal articles on art related topics
Education Full Text (Wilson Web)
Masterfile Premier: Popular magazine articles
Business Source Premier: Business articles
CINAHL with Full Text: Index to Nursing and
Allied Health Literature
Communication and Mass Media Complete:
Communication articles
Professional Development collection: Education
articles
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection:
Psychology articles

Oxford English Dictionary
The accepted authority on the English language.

If questions, please contact us! Reference Desk 801-957-4610 Circulation Desk 801-957-4602

To remotely access databases go to: http://lib.slcc.edu
username: SLCCID #
password: phone # (last 4 digits)