Helpful Research Tips
Starting a research project?
Most students start with one of the most popular databases. These open the door to thousands of journals covering most academic topics. Also check out Periodicals A - Z.
Can't find what you need in one of the general databases?
Explore research databases or check with a librarian for help.
Not sure where to begin your research project?
Take a look at the SFCC research guides or the SCC research guides. They provide helpful research tips and tricks for topics ranging from anthropology to writing.
Finished writing a paper and wondering if you cited all your sources properly?
Check out our citation guides. You can even find a citation tool that magically formats a citation using the MLA, APA or Chicago style.