A basic guide to finding information and conducting research in the Mott College Library.
Using the Library at Mott Community College is a self-paced instruction worksheet designed to guide you through the typical steps of gathering information for a research paper you may be required to write. Learning how to locate information is a valuable skill, not only for your academic career, but for your life. When you break down the research process into manageable steps, you will have the tools you need to inform yourself on any topic, issue or concern that is of interest to you and your family
Contact a librarian if you need assistance.
Books: Looking for a book by title or author, or need books on a particular subject or topic?
Magazine and Journal Articles: The Mott Library offers many online databases that contain articles from a wide variety of magazines, journals and newspapers. Below are links and descriptions to our most popular databases. Currently enrolled students will be prompted to enter the 14 digit number above the barcode on their MCC ID cards when accessing the databases from off-campus. The Mott Library’s Online Resources page has links to over 18 databases for our students. Ebsco OneSearch and Gale Powersearch are vendor platforms that allow you to combine multiple databases for a search. Visit our A - Z Databases for a complete list of over 70 individual databases (includes descriptions).