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Resources for Excellence Across the Curriculum - Spring 2021: Research

This guide contains resources for students participating in the annual Student Interdisciplinary Symposium.

North Campus Library

Library

Locations and Hours

Librarians are available to assist with research needs and provide guidance on the use of resources.

Labs and Tutoring

Learning Resources Labs and Courtyards house state-of-the-art technology and software, as well as knowledgeable tutors that can provide face-to-face instruction in a variety of courses such as math, writing, reading, business, natural science, health sciences, speech and test preparation, and more.


North Campus Librarians

Angel Hernandez

aherna19@mdc.edu

Christine Schwendel

cschwend@mdc.edu

Erin Fennel

lfennell@mdc.edu

Maria Casado

mcasado@mdc.edu

Merlene Nembhard

mnembhar@mdc.edu

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday: 7:30 am to 9:00 pm

Fridays: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Saturdays: 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

Contact Information

(305) 237-1142

Room 2101

Databases & Articles

Frequently Used Databases

To log in: 

  • Borrower ID = MDC student ID number
  • PIN = last 4 digits of MDC student ID number.

Effective January 1st 2021, all users will be able to log in to library resources exclusively with their MDC username and password instead of their ID number and the last 4 digits of their ID. Learn more about the transition to OpenAthens here.

Video Databases

Swank

kanopy

Kanopy

Films on Demand

 

Films on Demand

Streaming video from large and small production companies covering a wide range of subjects to enhance college courses. These videos include public performance rights that allow them to be used in the educational setting.

Research Strategies

Effective January 1st 2021, all users will be able to log in to library resources exclusively with their MDC username and password instead of their ID number and the last 4 digits of their ID. Learn more about the transition to OpenAthens here.

Tutorial:

Suggested Topics:

There's so much information out there. How do you decide which sources to use for your research assignment? How do you know if the sources you've found are reliable? These links can help.

Diving into Research - Kanopy Database

To log in: 

  • Borrower ID = MDC student ID number
  • PIN = last 4 digits of MDC student ID number.

Effective January 1st 2021, all users will be able to log in to library resources exclusively with their MDC username and password instead of their ID number and the last 4 digits of their ID. Learn more about the transition to OpenAthens here.

Books & eBooks

Search the Library Catalog - Find books, articles, videos and more

To log in:

  • Use your MDC Username and MDC Password to login.
  • Click here to reset your password if you forgot it.

Effective January 1st 2021, all users will be able to log in to library resources exclusively with their MDC username and password instead of their ID number and the last 4 digits of their ID. Learn more about the transition to OpenAthens here.

Academic eBooks

To log in: 

  • Use your MDC Username and MDC Password to login.
  • Click here to reset your password if you forgot it.

Popular fiction and non-fiction ebooksoverdrive

To log in:

  • Use your MDC Username and MDC Password to login.
  • Click here to reset your password if you forgot it.

APA How to Write an Abstract/Proposal

MLA (Modern Language Association)

Screenshot of OWL Purdue's MLA website.