Research Refresher

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Need to update your library research skills?  Try out one of these ways to learn tips and tricks for finding the best resources for your papers this semester!

JCCC Library Research Basics Class 

Enroll in a 30 minute live online class.  We’ll cover ways to get research assistance, search tips, and how to make your citations with just a few mouse clicks.

Library Tutorials on YouTube

Check out our short videos on key library resources and concepts.

Interactive Summon Search Tutorial 

Go through this step by step tutorial and gain valuable research skills plus an emailed certificate of completion.

Ask a Librarian

Have a quick chat with us or schedule a longer appointment to get all of your research questions answered.

We look forward to helping you this semester!

~The JCCC Library

Just-in-Time Research Help!

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From online tutorials to one-on-one Zoom sessions, JCCC Librarians are here to support all your research needs.

Need a quick answer about how to start your research or a suggestion on the best resources to use?  Try chatting with a librarian online.

During the regular semester, online research help is available:

Mon-Thu: 7:30am – 10pm
Fri: 7:30am – 5pm
Sat & Sun: 1pm – 5pm

Want to discuss your research project or paper in-depth with someone?  Schedule a one-on-one online Zoom appointment.

Ready to learn more about library research on your own?  Take a look at our frequently asked questions or visit our tutorials page.

In addition, here are a few other ways to reach us:


We look forward to helping you!

JCCC Library Research Basics Class

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Feeling unsure about a full semester of online/hybrid classes? How are you supposed to gather all your resources online? Uncertain of which resources you’ll even need? JCCC Library is offering 30 minute live online Library Research Basics sessions this fall, September – November.

Topics include:

  • Library research tools tips and tricks
  • Strategies for fixing common research problems
  • MLA & APA citation help in the library resources
  • The many ways to meet with a librarian and get individual help

Click on the class times below to register for a session.

Wednesdays, 7:00pm – 7:30pm

Fridays, 12:00pm – 12:30pm