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Open Directory Project - DMOZ. Yahoo. Home Page GCC Library. Find Journals: A-to-Z. Book Search: Pro-Con. Browse the Contemporary Issues Collection by publication date (descending) : GCC North - GCC Main Note: Browses only the following series: Opposing Viewpoints, Current Controversies, At Issues, and Contemporary World Issues.

Book Search: Pro-Con

To view all titles, go to the Pro/Con table at the library. Search the Contemporary Issues Collection Web Access to Current Issues Databases In order to facilitate off-campus research and online searching, the LMC subscribes to a selection of Current Issues Databases. Collection Description The Current Issues & Pro/Con collection brings together resources on contemporary topics. As the titles of the various series (listed below) imply, many of the essays support a position on an issue or topic. Some, such as CQ Researcher, Information Plus, and Contemporary World Issues, are good sources for background information, and the others provide argumentative essays. The Current Issues collection includes the following series: Databases by Subject (title) GCC Library > Databases by Subject Page General / All Subjects One Search (Summon)One Search (Summon)One Search (Summon) creates a unified, customized index of an institution’s information resources, and an easy, yet powerful means of accessing all of that content from a single search box.

Databases by Subject (title)

Academic Search PremierAcademic Search PremierJournal, magazine, and newspaper articles in nearly every area of academic study; includes more than 180,000 searchable images. Films On DemandFilms On DemandProvides access to more than 6000 films in various subjects from Films for the Humanities & Sciences and other leading educational film vendors. Academic Video OnlineAcademic Video OnlineAcademic Video Online features access to tens of thousands of full-length streaming video titles across several disciplinary collections.

MasterFILE PremierMasterFILE PremierProvides full text for over 1,730 of periodicals. Project MuseProject MuseProject MUSE provides digital humanities and social science content. Credo Reference. Gale Power Search. Academic Search Premier. Contemporary Issues Databases. Issues: Opposing Viewpoints. Pro/Con: Issues & Controversies. Not a subscriber?

Pro/Con: Issues & Controversies

Infobase Learning has databases and streaming video collections for every school, college, and library. Please note: we do not provide trial access to individuals or businesses. If you are a student or library patron, please contact and request a trial through your librarian. Sign up for a FREE TRIAL today! Our Authentication system has recently been updated. Pro/Con: CQ Researcher. Citation Guides - LMC @ GCC. Ask-a-Librarian. ASK-A-LIBRARIAN (Chat) Chat with a librarian from one of the MCCCD libraries or other colleges for real-time help.


E-MAIL: If you have a brief question or need some help beginning your research, submit your request to us by e-mail. Just click on the email link and fill out the form. A librarian will respond in 24 to 48 (24 to 72 hours during summer sessions) hours, excluding weekends and holidays. The E-mail and other reference services are not available during semester break and holiday periods.

GCC Main: Come to the Information/Reference Desk at the west end of the Library Media Center. GCC Main: Information/Reference Desk at 623.845.3112 during library hours. BY APPOINTMENT (Reference Consultation Service): If you would like to make an appointment to meet with a librarian for an in-depth research consultation, you can contact the Information/Reference Desk or use the online form.

Google Search Commands. Cache: Show the cached snapshot of a pageSample search: Cache of The cache is the search engine's copy of a page in its index. Google typically caches the first 101K of a page and not the images. The links to the caches are shown in Google's search results and Page Info button on the Google toolbar can be used to access any cache available for the page. link: List pages which link to a page Sample search: Backlinks for Wayback Machine.