Find Articles & More in Databases & Indexes
Welcome to electronic research at TCC. Use this
web site to find scholarly information from books and periodicals
in subscription databases. What
are databases? What
TCC provides access to electronic research resources available
only by paid subscription. Due to licensing agreements, off
campus access for some titles is restricted to and
accessible by TCC, VCCS, and VIVA affiliated patrons
On Campus Access
All electronic resources
listed on the Library web site are available at each campus
Library. They are also available from any computer on campus
access, including computer labs and faculty and staff offices.
Off Campus Access
Access to the subscription-based
resources from off campus is available for TCC faculty, staff,
and registered students through the use of a proxy server.
for accessing materials through the proxy server can be found
by clicking on TCC
the home page or other pages.
Full Text Availability
Many of the
resources available through TCC include the full text of
the material identified. Some resources may contain only
textual information from the original source while others
may include charts, graphs and illustrations. Some of the
full text materials may be in a format that requires separate
software, such as Adobe Acrobat, to view. In some cases,
a resource may include the full text of some materials and
only identifying information
or an abstract of others.
Citations & Abstracts
If you find only a citation or abstract
you may be able to find the full text article in one of the
the magazine, newspaper, or journal, use our publication
search. TCC also provides interlibrary
loan services to retrieve materials from other libraries.
headings in databases shows how to focus your search for better results.