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Tips on secondary research

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.

Introduction to Scholarly Research

Research is not done in a vacuum.  You have to find everything you can that has been published on your topic so that you can fit your research into context.  You need to access the scholarly literature of your field, most often published in books and journals.

What is a scholarly journal?  See the handout below.

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