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This guide is designed to help online students conduct research using the library's online collections.
Last Updated: Sep 8, 2014 URL: http://sdcc.libguides.com/online Print Guide RSS Updates

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Welcome

Being an online student presents some challenges for research when you don’t have access to a physical library.

However, with the increase in online academic resources, there are ways to support your research needs with a little creative thinking & effort.

This guide will show you what you need to know about doing research online through the library.

Below is a short tour of the library's website.

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