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Welcome from ACC Library!

Please use the research guides below if you need help locating books, databases, websites and other materials for your ACC courses.  If you have any questions regarding using and locating library resources, please call, email or stop by the library for assistance.  We're here to help!

 

Access to ACC's Library Research Databases

In order to use any of the library's databases, please use your Web Advisor log in information.  You will need to enter this information for both on campus and off campus use of  library research databases.

Subject Research Guides

ACC Library's A-Z Subject Guide List
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Jan 12, 2015
This guide contains a full list of resources organized by name.
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Anatomy and Physiology
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Jan 19, 2015
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BUS 260 - Business Communications
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Feb 2, 2015
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Business & Industry Research (Business 237)
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Mar 4, 2015
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Certified Nursing Assistant
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Jan 19, 2015
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Culinary Arts
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Jan 19, 2015
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Developmental Reading and English (DRE) 098
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Jan 21, 2015
Please use this research guide for your DRE 098 research paper assignment.
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EDU 221 - Children with Exceptionalities
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Jan 21, 2015
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English 111 - Writing and Inquiry
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Jan 23, 2015
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English 112 - Writing/Research in the Disciplines
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Mar 3, 2015
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English 114 - Professional Research and Reporting
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Jan 30, 2015
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Film, Television and Video Gaming (English 111 - Dr. Paul Craven)
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Jan 15, 2015
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Geology 111 (Watson)
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Jan 26, 2015
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Guide to E-Books at ACC Library
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Jan 23, 2015
This guide will provide you with information on how you can access E-Books through the library via electronic databases and E-Book readers that are available for checkout.
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Literature Research
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Jan 19, 2015
18 views this year
Nursing
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Jan 19, 2015
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Psychology
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Jan 19, 2015
This research guide will help you locate psychology resources in the library and online.
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Using Google for Academic Research
by Sara Thynne - Last Updated Jan 15, 2015
32 views this year
 

Contact Us!

Learning Resources Center

3rd Floor, Gee Building

Main Library number:  336-506-4116

Email:  lrc@alamancecc.edu

 

 

 

Learning Resources Center

 

 

 

Book a research consultation with the Reference Librarian!

What is a Library Research Consultation?

Research consultations are one-on-one blocks of individualized, uninterrupted time with the reference librarian on how to effectively use the library for research.   Research consultations are given priority to Alamance Community College students.  If you need more immediate assistance, please contact the library at 336-506-4116 or stop by the reference desk for assistance.

What is covered during a research consultation? 

It depends on your assignment and what kind of information you may need.

The following areas may be covered during a consultation:

1.    Use of the library’s online catalog to find books and AV materials.

2.    Searching electronic databases for articles pertaining to your assignment.

3.    Searching the Internet for appropriate sources.

4.    Finding an effective search strategy for your assignment or topic.

5.    Assistance with citing your sources.

What is NOT covered during a research consultation?

1.    Writing, editing or proofing your assignment.  Please register for an appointment with the Writing Center at https://alamance.mywconline.com .

2.    Answering questions pertaining to your assignment.

How long do research consultations last?

Consultations may last from 15 minutes to one hour depending on the nature of the assignment. 

How do I contact the library to schedule a consultation?

Email the library at lrc@alamancecc.edu to schedule an appointment.  Please allow two business days for us to get back with you.

Please include the following information in your request:

1.    Your name and phone number.

2.    Date and time for your appointment. Please give an alternate date/time in case your preferred time does not work.

3.    Class and instructor’s name.

4.    A few details about your assignment.

5.    Due date for your assignment. 

 What do I need to bring to the research consultation?

1.    Your assignment or syllabus.

2.    Any information that you have found for your assignment.

3.    A positive attitude and a smile.

When are research consultations available?

Research consultations are available Monday - Thursday – 8:00 am – 3:30 pm and Fridays 8:00 am – 3:00 pm. If you need an evening appointment, appointments will be made depending on staff availability. Please note that during the summer schedule, availability for appointments may vary depending on staff and the library’s operating hours.

If you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment, please email lrc@alamancecc.edu at least 24 hours before the appointment or call 336-506-4116 to speak to a library staff member.

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