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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.
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.
Reading Scientific Articles
MCC Library Info
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Summer 2021 Hours
During Library Remodeling/Renovation
We are still available to serve and help you, but we have some temporary location changes for our services for the next few weeks.
Monday through Thursday
8:00am to 6:00pm
A-212I (around the corner)
- Information and Circulation Help
- Library Research and Reference Help
- PC Computer Lab and Small Print Jobs
E-108 (downstairs in Building E)
- PC and Mac Computer Lab
- Large and Small Print Jobs, Color Printing