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Academic Resource Center

The ARC hosts the College's Library and Learning Center.

Welcome to the ARC

Academic Resource Center

Hiring Fall 2018 Tutors

Hiring Tutors for Fall 2018

Peer Mentoring

Peer Mentoring

Bagel Thursday

Bagel Thursday

April 19 - Budgeting

May 17 - Resumes

Textbook Lending Library

Textbook Lending Library

Other Resources






EBSCOhost is a database that includes full-text articles and abstracts of articles in magazines, journals and newspapers.

Here is an EBSCO Basic Search tutorial if you need additional information.

Here is an EBSCO Advanced Searching tutorial if you need additional information.






ProQuest provides current and historic content that is contained in ebooks, databases, newspapers, and primary sources.  Its resources support vocational and technical studies such as business, nursing, and criminology. 

Here is a ProQuest tutorial if you need additional information.






22,000+ feature length videos on all topics curated for colleges          

more info about FOD

26,000+ films on all topics including recreation you can stream any time.

more about Kanopy



The portal for statistics:  Immediate access to over one million statistics and facts.



Since 1971 IBISWorld has provided thoroughly researched, accurate and current business information. IBISWorld employs dedicated expert analysts who research economic, demographic and government data. IBISWorld provides valuable insight into America's 700+ industries.

CountryWatch is an information provider for corporations, government agencies, universities & colleges, schools, libraries and individuals needing up-to-date news and information on each of the recognized countries of the world.  CountryWatch provides critical country-specific intelligence and data to a global audience including public and private sector organizations with overseas operations and global interests.  

The CountryWatch covers demographic, political, economic, business, cultural and environmental subject matter.  In addtion, CountryWire provides daily news coverage for every country in the world and maintains a news archive.

CountryWatch’s products feature:

  • CountryWatch Data
  • CountryWatch Map Gallery
  • CountryWatch Image Gallery

CountryWatch delivers the Forecast, which includes a five-year macroeconomic forecast for each country, and a 20-year forecast of energy demand, supply, and pricing for every country.                                 





Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs.

This link provides one help to using Chilton's Online Vehicle Repair Manual:  Help






Modern Language Association (MLA; 8th ed.) style is mainly used in the liberal arts and humanities, and

American Psychological Association (APA; 5th ed.) style is mainly used in the social sciences.

Free Citation Makers:


  • 4 Citation Styles
    Whether you are using MLA, APA, Turabian or Chicago, BibMe can help you reference your work effectively.
  • Variety of Sources
    Journals, websites, books and many other sources covering both digital and print format.
  • Plagiarism Checker
    Check your content for plagiarism against a great deal of sources on the Internet to avoid using somebody else’s words.

  • Vast Citation Style Variety
    Citation Machine can help eLearning content developers reference in all 4 major styles, namely APA, MLA, Chicago and Turabian. However, it provides an immense library of 7.000 additional citation styles for many different fields.
  • Resources and Guides
    The platform offers a guide on how to properly cite in APA, MLA and Chicago.
  • Plagiarism Checker
    Much like BibMe, this platform also offers this feature that only comes if you subscribe though.
  • Numerous Sources
    Citation Machine allows you to cite content from books, magazines, newspapers, journals, films and many other sources.



  • 3 Citation Styles
    APA, MLA and Chicago to cover all your basic reference needs as well as an in-text citation generator.
  • Good Variety of Sources
    Webpages, books, journals, newspapers and online videos along with many other digital and print sources.
  • Style Guides for All 3 Citation Styles
    Comprehensive list of style tips for APA, MLA and Chicago.

  • Personalized Resource Libraries
    By embedding this plugin, you are able to store digital sources of virtually any kind in your library by a single click.
  • Support for Many Sites
    From university libraries to news sites, Zotero provides all the research assistance you need.


Citations are used for a variety of reasons:

  • to give credit to the work of others
  • to help readers find more information
  • to share useful resources
  • protection from plagiarism.  


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