MDC students have free access to over 100 subscription-based databases containing popular and scholarly periodicals, ebooks, videos, and other types of information resources.
The following videos by Yavapai College (Arizona) provide a good introduction to library databases.
What Are Databases & Why Do You Need Them?
The databases listed below are useful for art, architecture, and interior design. (See also this printer-friendly PDF handout.)
How to Log In: You might be prompted for one of the following two logins when entering a database.
You might be familiar with using Google Scholar to search for information from scholarly sources, but did you know there's a trick to making it even more useful? The video below shows you how to plug Google Scholar into our library databases for increased access to full text materials.
Using Google Scholar
For MDC databases that can help with your research on topics other than architecture and interior design, visit Research & Writing Guides: Recommended Databases.