Research Writing (WR 123) Guide

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Search many LBCC Library databases simultaneuosly

Recommended steps for your literature review
1. Check for books on your topic in
  • the library catalog
  • eBook Central
  • WorldCat
2, Look for articles on your topic in our research databases


Use our FindIT search engine to search across all Library databases

3. Check Google Scholar for additional articles
Find books outside of LBCC and order through Interlibrary Loan
WorldCat catalog

When you see an item is "held by other libraries," click on the title then on this link to order through interlibrary loan.


Ebook Central
Over 77,000 eBooks
Find an Article

EBSCO Host Academic Search Premier Academic Search Premier

Provides citations and full-text for articles published in nearly 4,500 journals, including more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full text, this database provides citations and abstracts for articles found in more than 8,000 publications.

Gale Academic OneFile Academic Onefile

Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from journals and reference sources. Covers physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, with articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text format.

Newspaper articles

Google News
A good source for recent news stories.
Ordering Library books for curbside pickup
Using eBook Central
Using Academic Search Premier
Intro to Google Scholar