FInalized Project 3

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How to access databases on the TSTC website.

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FInalized Project 3

  1. 1. Two words: Research Paper! They always seem to be around and find us students when we least expect it. But it’s ok because I can help assist you find the information that you may be looking for on the TSTC online library databases. It is so simple that by the end of this tutorial you will have gotten the basics of researching completed. Not only will it be easy but your time will be cut in half with this simple method of researching or just finding general information for yourself.
  2. 2. A bit of spare time  Access to a computer with internet  The topic you have chosen for your research  A printer or a jump drive to save  information
  3. 3. Today you will be informed about the TSTC databases available to you as a student. What are databases? Databases are basically information that has been found and available for searching specific information. You always want data that is current and not something that was a couple of years ago. With the internet available, there are always ways of finding current information. From articles, books, or journals, you can find it just by using the TSTC databases. Here I will explain the easy steps on how you can be minutes away from getting some information that you need.
  4. 4. ***************************************************************** It is significant to always site your information especially if it is not common knowledge. Trust me! You can never slide by without doing it the proper way. This will also prevent you from being accused of plagiarism. At the beginning, it seems difficult because it is a different style when siteing from a book, article, website, or journal, but after a few times of having to site your resources it will become repetitious and by the time you know it, it will become natural to you. *****************************************************************
  5. 5. Now that you have taken the time to view this power point on how to access databases on the TSTC website, you shouldn’t have any problems finding valid information. The more you use this site, the more knowledgeable you will be with databases. So what are you waiting for? Feel free and start navigating the site! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~

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