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How to do Research

Searching for Information

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Places to start searching -

Subject Guides – Lists Print and Electronic Sources specific to your subject.


Catalog – A full listing of all CCU books, eBooks, CD’s, DVD’s and more

Prospector – A Collection of 30 million items available to any CCU student, faculty or staff

Interlibrary Loan – A conglomerate of many libraries throughout the world

Journal and Newspaper Articles, Primary Sources and more

Ebsco's EDS – A combined search of CCU’s subscription journal databases

Subject Guide – Provides instructions on how to access newspapers and magazines.


Google’s Advanced Search – try limiting by domain to .mil, .gov, or .edu sites. When searching for images, try limiting by Usage Rights.

Google Scholar - A search of online eBooks, Journals and more. If you can't find the full-text of something you need, try searching CCU or using  Interlibrary loan

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List of Databases A - Z Start here to begin your research!
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