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Library Resources: Finding Articles

Databases

 
You will be able to search for journal, magazine, and newspaper articles; and you will also have access to several college prep, and career tools in the databases:

 

To Access the Databases:

  • Go to http://www.mdc.edu/learning-resources/libraries/
  • Click on "More databases"
  • Select your College (Miami Dade College)
  • Enter your Borrower ID (Student Number)
  • Enter your PIN (Last Four Digits of your Student Number)
  • Click on "Subject"

Recommended Databases:

Database Searching Video Tutorial

Help with Databases

If you need additional help to know how to search the databases in an efficient and effective manner, the search guides listed below will help to guide you in navigating the databases:

Academic Search Complete

CQ Researcher Plus Archive

Click on the image or on the link below for tips on how to use databases.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar

Yes, scholarly articles are also available in Google.  However, the full text is not freely available for all the articles.  A few are free, and if the article is available in any of the Miami Dade College databases, this link (Find Text Via LINCCWeb) will provide access to the full text.

 




Click on the link below for  a PDF handout tips on how to use Google Scholar on campus or off campus.