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Start with one or more of these article databases. Each database contains a variety of resources, including, professional/trade magazines, news articles, academic journals, videos, and more.


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Video and Image Collections

The Library provides a wide variety of streaming videos. These videos include tutorials, documentaries and educational films, and can provide an interesting way to learn about a new topic. Search video collections for the subject you are interested in, such as Automotive Technology, Construction, Residential Energy Efficiency, and so on.



Image collections are a great resource for pictures that are available for educational use (make sure you cite your sources!). Use images to enhance your presentations and essays, or just to help clarify tough topics.

Training Guides

Training guides (also referred to as training manuals) help you learn how to use a particular resource or tool (such as software). They often include videos, practice tests, and other practical learning tools.


General Resources

These resources provide good introductions to topics, and include general information from resources such as videos, encyclopedia entries, case studies, and opinion pieces.

Search for Magazines, Newspapers and Journals by Title

Example: Search for Quality Progress.