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ENC 1101 (O'Brien) - Isearch Assignment: Finding Articles

This is a guide for Professor O'Brien's Isearch Assignment

Accessing Databases

Your Valencia ID Card also serves as your Library Card.
Students, Faculty & Staff:
Log in to Atlas to search the library by going to the Courses tab.  On the far right under Register For Classes is a link for Search The Library.

Search the Library without logging in. ***Important*** Use this link during Atlas outages (Read below).

During Atlas outages, FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS to log in to the Library:


  1. Click the "Search the Library" link above.
  2. On the page that follows, click Log In in the upper right corner of the screen.
  3. When prompted, enter your Borrower ID and PIN.

    Use your VID number as your Borrower ID (include the V). (If you have a pre-2008 ID, use the 14 digit number on the back of your Valencia ID instead.)

    Use the last 4 digits of your VID number as the PIN.


Database Sample Search

1. Login to Atlas
2. Click The Courses Tab
3. Click Search The Library
4. Click Databases A-Z
5. Click Academic Search Complete

Professor O'Brien


Erin O'Brien

Professor of English

Valencia College -East Campus

701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail

Orlando, FL  32825

Office: 4-242

Mail Code: 3-20