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Research: A Step-by-Step Guide: Find Books and Videos

This guide walks you through the steps of the research process. You'll learn about tools you can use for researching any topic, how to evaluate the sources you find, and how to get help. Especially useful for English 102 students.

Library Catalog

Library Catalog

Find Online Books (eBooks)

Kirk Library has two collections of ebooks.  You can read these web-based ebooks from any device that has internet access (computer, laptop, ipad, iphone or other smart phone, ipod, etc.).

NOTE: If you are off campus you will need to validate that you are a CC student.  You will need to enter your last name in capital letters ( SMITH) and your student number (910xxxxxx).

 

ebrary logoCentralia College's largest electronic book collection, eBrary provides access to over 18,000 books on a wide variety of topics that are likely to be relevant to community college students. (Available to CC students, staff, and faculty only.)

 

NetLibrary logo

Nearly 3,000 books from a wide variety of genres including fiction, history, business, political science, technology, and more are accessible via NetLibary. (Available to CC students, staff, and faculty.)

Find Online Videos

Kirk Library has an online video database called Films on Demand.  You can watch these videos from any device that has internet access (e.g. computer, laptop, ipad, iphone or other smart phone, ipod, etc.).

NOTE: If you are off campus you will need to validate that you are a CC student.  You will need to enter your last name in capital letters (SMITH) and your student number (910xxxxxx).

 


 

Films on Demand logoA web-based digital delivery service that allows viewing of streaming videos from Films Media Group. Includes thousands of educational titles in humanities and social sciences, business and economics, science and math, health and medicine.  (Available to CC students, staff, and faculty.)

NOTE: If this link doesn't work, go to the Library homepage and enter Films on Demand from there, through the Books & Videos box.

Search Google Books

Video Sharing Sites

Listed below are a few of the hundreds of online video sharing sites on the Internet.