Start on the library’s website:http://library.pgcc.edu
Click on theResearch Databaseslink on the left side menu (A new window or tab will open)
This is the landing page for the research databases
There are three options for finding databases on this page
Option 1 Navigate by scrolling down the page until you find the database that fits your needs. Databases are listed in alphabetical order.
Option 2 If you know the name of the database, use the alphabet tabs at the top to access databases that start with that letter.
In this example - We clicked on the P tab… …for PROQUEST Click the database title (blue link) to access. (Selection will open in a new window or tab).
This view also has a description of each database. Database Name Database Description
Option 3 View Databases by Subject by clicking on the “By Subject” tab
Choose your Subject from thelist on the left side of the page OR Scroll down thepage – each box is an individual subject
In this example we usedHumanities, Literature & Philosophy Click on the Humanities, Litera ture & Philosophy link on the left side menu to “jump” to that box.
These are all thedatabasesavailable underthe subject –Humanities,Literature &Philosophy Click on the database title to enter/access the content and commence your research
WHAT DO ALL THOSE ICONS MEAN? The icons represent the type of resources or content formats that each database carries. Each individual icon is explained in the ICON LEGEND located on the right side of each page.
EXAMPLE: Computer Database includes content from the following resources and in the following formats: • electronic articles from journals / magazines • e-books • images • streaming videos The lock icon means that it is a subscription database.
OFF-CAMPUS ACCESS To access the resources off-campus (remotely) you needthe following information: Students: enter your Owl Link user ID & password Faculty & staff: use your network login & passwordTo report technical problems with your login contactthe Help Desk at 301-322-0637 or send an emailto email@example.com
Questions or comments? Send an e-mail to: Maria Bonet firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you for watching.