"I Don't Know What To Write About!"
Choose a database below and select Browse Issues (or Browse Reports in CQ Researcher) to look through an A to Z list of topics and issues.
Find more great databases to search on the library's Find Articles/Databases page!
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Library Success Seminars
Library Success Seminars are available this semester anytime online. Learn more about library research topics like searching electronic databases, finding good web sites, and completing research papers.
Online Library Success Seminars
Select from the links below to view an online seminar and take a short survey after each to get extra credit if offered by your instructor. Ask your instructor if extra credit is available for your course.
You've been assigned to use APA formatting and citations but what does that mean? You'll learn about APA and how to cite like a pro!
Learn about the different sources you can use to find help with creating citations.
Evaluating Web Resources
Learn how to check for quality and credibility in resources found on the internet.
Help Me Find and Refine a Topic
Learn why library resources are a great starting point for your research paper and can help you develop a topic for any class.
How to Find Articles
Need to find scholarly articles but don't know where to start? Google is great but not when it comes to scholarly articles. Learn how to use the OCC databases and find the right articles for your specific assignment.
Building your citations from the core up.
Using the OCC Library Catalog
This session will teach you how to find library materials effectively.
Web Search v. Research
In this seminar we compare search results in the OCC Library databases, Google search engine and the Michigan eLibrary web site. You will learn about effective search strategies.
Don't Be Stressful, Be Successful!
Other Helpful Resources
Did you know that currently registered OCC students can borrow calculators, Chromebooks and mobile hotspots? Click on the links below to check availability and request.
"I Need To Talk To A Librarian!"
Use the form below to chat LIVE with a librarian, 24/7! You can also connect with us through email or Zoom.
Visit the Ask A Librarian page to see all your options!