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Off-Campus Access to Databases
To access any database in this Research Guide from off campus, you will need your myMCC login. You may find your myMCC login at www.mchenry.edu/myMCC. Click on Password Reset/Find Username.
You can find full-text articles covering a wide range of topics in the databases below. Make sure to combine your terms with Boolean AND (to include all terms), or Boolean OR (to include any term). The Youtube video below illustrates Boolean searching.
Selecting and Using Keywords Video (3:50)
Quick Tips and Shortcuts for Database Searching (video 5:19)
Entering Keywords into a Database (video 4:41)
Current Issues Databases
If your research assignment requires you to write about a current social or controversial issue, start here.
A good starting point for in-depth, unbiased coverage of current issues in health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.
One-stop source for information on today's hottest social issues