The databases listed on this page require a login. For access:
Note: If you do not access this guide through Atlas, you will be prompted for a Borrower ID and PIN when you click on the links to the databases
Remember that although many of the library databases provide MLA citations for electronic sources, it is your responsibility as a student to ensure that all of your citations are correct.
Be sure to compare any database generated citations to the library's MLA guides online (link below), the official MLA Handbook (located at the second floor Reference Desk), or your Little Seagull Handbook.
Access Smartthing within Atlas. Follow these steps:
A library database:
These databases will help if you just want a list of topics to browse.
Opposing Viewpoints has a particularly large number of potential topics: click the Browse All Topics button to see them all.
The following databases are a good place to start for scholarly journal articles.
Scholarly journals (also commonly referred to as refereed, academic or peer-reviewed) have:
Visit the West Campus Librarians on the 2nd floor of building 6.
Call us at 407-582-1432.
To set Google Scholar to work with Valencia databases:
Search results will now have Full Text @ VCC in the right column if they are in a Valencia database.
Login through Atlas is still required.