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Online Learning - Distance Education

A one-stop resource for STCC's online learners.

Using Databases

library database is a searchable collection of published and reliable resources.  Databases provide access to a wealth of useful and reliable research materials from academic journals, newspapers, and magazines. The resources below will get you started, including a short video introducing keyword searching.  

->Select databases are linked below. STCC Library offers 80+ databases available 24/7: listed by subject,  and as an A-Z list.

Keyword Searching

This short and helpful video will describe how to search library databases using keywords.    Courtesy of Brock University.  

Literature Databases

The following three databases will be helpful with research for English, Speech, Writing, and Literature classes.     

Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is a great database to search for information on controversial topics from each side of the issue.  The short video below will introduce you to using this database.