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Century Library Resources Holdings: 60,000 titles Periodicals: 300 present memberships The library index incorporates electronic books, features, leaflets and different possessions, notwithstanding the books in the library gathering Subscription Databases
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Century Library Resources Holdings: 60,000+ titles Periodicals: 300+ current memberships The library inventory incorporates electronic books, recordings, handouts and different property, notwithstanding the books in the library gathering Subscription Databases Century College subscribes to a wide assortment of databases. Begin from the library landing page, and tap on "Databases from A-Z." Examples include: African American Studies Center - Articles, pictures, essential source materials ARTstor - Images of workmanship, design, and paleontology CQ Researcher - Reports on ebb and flow occasions and issues EBSCO - Academic , business, CINAHL, and MLA Bibliography, and so on. Hurricane Virtual Reference Library – Selected electronic reference books Gale - Expanded Academic ASAP, Discovery Collection, and so forth. JSTOR - Humanities and sociologies full-message articles Lexis-Nexis - News, business and lawful assets ProQuest Newspapers Reference USA - Business and private database Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 Login – username is the scanner tag on the back of your Century ID, secret key is your last name

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Library Card is Your Century College Photo ID Use your library card to: Check material out of the library Log on to membership databases from off grounds Request Inter-Library Loans (ILL) Logging on to library assets: Use the 14 digit number on the back of your understudy ID Your last name is your watchword If you don\'t have a Century College ID, or the above bearings don\'t work, call the library at (651) 747-4004.

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Classic MnPALS Library Catalog The default is: A Basic Search Searching anyplace in the record Searching Century College Library Any of these choices can be changed 1 2 3

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A drop down menu under "Select pursuit sort" permits you to determine what part of the record you need to look A drop down menu under "Library to Search" permits you to hunt parts of the Century Library Catalog, or all MnPALS Libraries Catalog - Search Options

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Catalog - Advanced Search Allows you to set up a more mind boggling seek And select Limits

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Catalog - Results List Results are sorted by date, latest at the highest priority on the rundown Change the sort by tapping on the segment headers Click on a title to see the complete record

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Catalog – Electronic Books Select Advanced Search Type Netlibrary into the main box Type your inquiry term(s) into the 2 nd and/or 3 rd boxes

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Click on the electronic connection to get to the book Catalog – Electronic Books

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Clicking on the electronic connection in the book record takes you into NetLibrary When you are off grounds you should sign on. Username: 14 digit number on the back of your Century ID Password: your last name Click "See this eBook" to get into the book Move through the eBook: via hunting down terms by paging through or by selecting a part NetLibrary 2 1 3

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Loan Periods Books - 3 weeks, one restoration Periodicals & flyers - 1 week, one reestablishment Circulating DVDs – one week, with one recharging Reserves – shifts, the credit time frame is set by the educator who put it on store Reserve Videos and DVDs - understudies may just utilize these in the library - can be looked at to staff Reference Books - in library utilize just ILL - Set by the library that claims the material

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Renew in individual, or Online Renewal Start from the Library Home Page http://www.century.edu/library 2. Click on "Supporter Info" 3. Click on "Check Library Account" Renewals - 1 2 3

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Enter 14 digit scanner tag number Your secret key is your last name Click "Logon" Renewals - 2

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Click the number by "Credits" Check boxes to choose the item(s) you need to reestablish Click "Restore Selected" Renewals - 3

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Fines It is vital to profit things for time Until fines are paid a hold will be set on you record and you won\'t have the capacity to enlist for classes, get your evaluations, or get a transcript $1.00 every day for things on store and flowing DVDs No beauty period $5.00 per thing for other Century College materials after the second notice is sent This notification charges you for the expense of the thing. After the thing is given back that charge is evacuated, yet a $5.00 per thing fine remains Fines on between library credits shift, and are controlled by the loaning library

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Interlibrary Loans Books and articles not claimed by Century Library can be gotten from different libraries They more often than not touch base inside one week Copies of articles are all yours The library that possesses the book decides the advance period and reestablishment strategies

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Interlibrary Loans - Requesting You can ask for materials in individual, or internet utilizing the Library Catalog, the Patron Info catch, Worldcat by means of FirstSearch, or MnLink When a logon is asked for, use the14-digit number on the back of your understudy ID card (numbers just) Your watchword is your last name Be certain you get an affirmation number. Until you have an affirmation number, the ILL ask for has not been effectively finished.

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Interlibrary Loans - Articles regularly might be sent electronically If the article can be sent electronically, an email message is sent to your Century College understudy email account with access guidelines Questions about ILL? Call 651-779-3260

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Databases are accessible both on and off grounds You have to logon for off-grounds access Username = the 14 digit standardized identification number from the back of your Century College ID (numbers just) Password = your last name

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Database Basics All databases have one of a kind elements. For best results, spend a couple of minutes figuring out how the database functions. Attempt to answer the accompanying inquiries: What is in the database? By what method would I be able to inquiry it? What is the default seek strategy? What are some different ways would I be able to pursuit it? What parts of the record can be looked? How would I function with the outcomes?

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Default Search Method Every database has default look strategies, typically one of the 5 recorded beneath: And Search Finds records that have ALL OF YOUR KEYWORDS - in any area or request - in any searchable part of the record. On the other hand Search Finds records with ANY OF YOUR KEYWORDS in any area in all searchable parts of the record. Phrase Search Finds just records with YOUR KEYWORDS IN THE EXACT ORDER in which you wrote them. Nearness Search Finds records with YOUR KEYWORDS NEAR EACH OTHER, in any request. Scan Search Finds records beginning with your first term, and shows an in sequential order rundown of results.

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Other Ways of Searching Phrase seeking Use "cites around the expression" to discover words in that correct request Boolean looking – use to extend or breaking point AND: Finds just records containing both terms OR: Finds records containing either word NOT: Finds records with first term, however not second term Limits that you can choose before seeking Full-message just Scholarly diary articles just Etc. Expanders that you can choose before seeking Search the full-content of the archives Search for related words Etc. Truncation and Wild Cards Special characters to substitute for one or more letters in your catchphrases

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What Parts of Record can be Searched? Full-message This can frequently be chosen as an alternative Selected parts of the record Options shift from database to database, and may include: Title Author Abstract Subjects Etc.

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Search Term Tips More Terms = less results (with the exception of OR hunts) Be innovative! Consider different terms to portray what you are searching for Use the subjects headings doled out by the database you are seeking

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Working with Results Display & determination of records Databases regularly incorporate elements that permit: Saving E-mailing Printing Locating and acquiring materials Call numbers let you know where to look in the library "Diary and Newspaper Titles" connection can be utilized when finding an article from a reference Interlibrary Loan (ILL) can be utilized to get a thing that is not accessible in Century College\'s print or electronic accumulations

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Printing Not all articles are full-message. Pick this as a breaking point before you look in the event that you just need articles you can print off promptly Full-message article designs: HTML PDF

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When printing a PDF record, tap the PDF print symbol Printing a PDF Document

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Examples of databases Examples will be given for 4 databases CQ Researcher EBSCO Academic Search Premier Infotrac Expanded Academic ASAP Infotrac Gale Virtual Reference Library Tutorials for these and different databases are accessible at http://libdata.century.edu/page.phtml?page_id=33

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CQ Researcher What\'s Included Founded in 1923 as Editorial Research Reports, CQ Researcher is noted for its top to bottom, fair scope of wellbeing, social patterns, criminal equity, global undertakings, training, the earth, innovation, and the economy. Reports are distributed week after week in print and online 44 times each year by CQ Press, a division of Congressional Quarterly Inc. Every single-themed, 12,000-word report is investigated and composed by a prepared writer. The steady, peruser well disposed association furnishes specialists with an early on review; foundation and order on the theme; an appraisal of the present circumstance; tables and maps; star/con articulations from agents of restricting positions; and reference indices of key sources. CQ Researcher got the American Bar Association\'s 2002 Silver Gavel Award for a nine-section arrangement on freedom and equity issues, and in addition the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Journalism Excellence in 1999 for a ten-section arrangement on medicinal services. CQ Researcher Online offers access to CQ Researcher reports going back to 1991. PDF records are accessible for reports from January 1996; shading PDFs are accessible for reports publ

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