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How To Look Up A Book  How To Look Up A book
How To Find Your Book On The Shelves  How To Find Your Book On The Shelves 

If you need a book that isn't owned by Edens Library, search the PASCAL delivers catalog. Still can't find the book? Request it through ILL.

Use databases to find an article. Your search will yield different results in each database, so make sure you read the descriptions to find out which database is best for your research. Go to A-Z List 


When in doubt, start with: Academic Search Complete. Also view the Research Guides for help with research in a specific subject.


Use these tips to improve your search.


If you need an article that isn't available in any of our databases, you can request it through ILL.

If you're off-campus, you'll be prompted to login after selecting a database.

Username: Your full CC email address
Password: Your CC email password

Help with Research

Come by the library, email us, or call 786-3703 to get one-on-one help. You may also want to:

Search the catalog for books on your topic
Search our online databases for articles on your topic

View our guides for research help on a particular subject


Help with Writing

We highly recommend a visit to the Pearce Communication Center!

The friendly folks at PCC are ready and willing to help you! It's best to set up an appointment, but if you are off-campus, feel free to call at 786-3633.

The Pearce Communication Center is located in the library on the Lower Level in Room 119.


Help with Grammar

Browse Dr. Tuten's articles on Get It Write Online for answers to all of your grammar questions.

We  recommend the OWL at Purdue website:

Using CSE?

Using APSA?

Also, if you are in the library, feel free to use the print citation guides as well. They are located in the Ready Reference area behind the Reference Desk. 

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For a complete list of databases, click the A-Z button.

Go to A-Z List To log in from off-campus, enter your CC email address and password.

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