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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. If you need to reset your password, go to the myMCC login page and click on Password Reset/Find Username.

Choosing a Topic

If you need help choosing a topic, try these databases, which have a Browse Issues feature that you can scroll through to find something that interests you.

Focusing Your Topic

Once you have a general topic for speech, these databases can help you focus it a bit more.

The Research Process



The Research Process

  1. Identify your information need
  2. Pre-research
  3. Create a research statement or question
  4. Develop a search strategy. Where will you look for information? This will depend on your information need.
  5. Locate information
  6. Evaluate sources
  7. Revise search, find more sources, and evaluate
  8. Answer question and cite sources

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