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ECC - Online Education Users: Finding Articles

Finding Articles

Articles can be found from magazines, journals, or newspapers either by coming into the library or using our online resources.

Access of the library databases requires the use your ECC username and password. Your ECC username is your fist initial and your last name. For example, if your name was Joe Smith, your username would be jsmith. Your password will initially be the last six digits or your social security number. Step by step instructions on how to set up this process are located here. Once done this will be your username and password for all ECC functions, i.e. student email, accessing databases, self-serve, and moodle.

Credo Reference

Credo Reference is another academic database that has articles students may use for research purposes. Watch the tutorial below to learn how to use this database and it's features such as "Topic Pages" and the "Mind Map". 

Check out this link to learn more about Credo Reference and it's resources.

Scholarly or Peer-review Articles

View the tutorial below to learn how to find Scholarly or peer-review journal articles from NC Live. This will ensure that the articles used for research have been verified by experts in that field and the information is accurate and truthful. This is the difference between academic resources and other online sources, such as Wikipedia.

Check out this link will also provide instructions on how to learn how to find NC Live articles.