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Electronic Resources

E-books, streaming videos, and other electronic resources from CCC Library.

E-Book Databases

CCC subscribes to a number of e-book collection databases. To use these databases you will need to be on campus or have CCC credentials. If you are a CCC student, faculty, or staff, and experience difficulties logging in, contact the library using the chat box on the left, or emailing us at reference@clackamas.edu.

Search strategy overview - databases

Use these tipsWork smarter, not harder. when you search in CCC Library databases. Your search results will be more focused and relevant to your topic!

  1. Use quotation marks around phrases and search terms to search for the words in the exact order you would like, instead of separately.
    Basic search, "emotional support animals"
  2. Use different search boxes for each different idea that makes up your overall topic.
    Advanced search

 

Too Many Results? Too Few Results?
  1. Add in additional search terms.
  2. Limit to peer-reviewed journals.
  3. Limit by date.
  4. Limit by subject.
  5. Limit to items with full-text availability.
  6. Change the search box dropdown menu to "Abstract" or "Subject."
  1. Verify that you spelled everything correctly.
  2. Erase unnecessary search terms.
  3. Try different search terms.
  4. Use the Boolean operator OR between search terms.
  5. Remove any limits you may have added to an earlier search.
  6. Change the search box dropdown menu to "All Text" or "Entire Document."

Need help with too many or too few results? Call, email, chat with, or stop by and see a librarian!

CCC Catalog

Use the CCC Library Catalog to find books, e-books, videos, and more!

Image of red arrow pointing at "Full Text Online" in library catalog filters.TIP: To find electronic sources, use the "Refine my results" filters (on the left if you are on a computer). Under "Availability" there is an option called "Full Text Online" - select it to narrow your results to only ebooks, electronic articles, and evideos.

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