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Valencia Village Research (HUM 1020 - Prof. Faulcon): Home

Welcome!

Valencia Village LogoWelcome to the Valencia Village Research Guide! This guide is designed to help you with some fast e-resources to help you as you prepare your artifact project for the Valencia Village Virtual Fair. View some of the sources below to get some ideas in your chosen subject area. 

How to Access Library Resources

At times you may be prompted to log into the library site using a borrower ID and PIN. Use your VID number (with the V) as the borrower ID. Your PIN is the last four digits of your VID number.

To access all of our databases, log into your Atlas account and click the "Search the Library" link in the right column on the "Courses" tab. Once the library catalog opens, you will see the "Databases A-Z" Link in the top center of the page, above the search box. Then find the database you want in the alphabetical list, and connect. Click the icon below to access the Atlas login page.

Login to Atlas

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Ask a Librarian

Need help with research or library resources? Get help from Valencia College librarians at Ask-a-Librarian.

Get help from Valencia College librarians and librarians from around the state of Florida.

During the Fall 2020 term, students can chat live online or text a Valencia College librarian during the hours of 

  • Monday - Thursday 8am-9pm
  • Friday 8am-5pm
  • Saturday 8am-4pm
  • Sunday 2pm-6pm

During off hours, students can send an e-mail that librarians will retrieve when the virtual desk reopens.

Ask a Librarian is a statewide service. In addition to the Valencia College hours, librarians from other libraries throughout Florida are available to chat live with students until midnight, Sunday through Thursday. 

Commerce and Trade

Science and Medicine

Art & Architecture

Culture & Society

Reference - People & Major Events

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Library Databases

World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras

World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras is also helpful for discovering what life was like in ancient Rome. Some of the entries are focused on historical events from the time period, and many mention how those historical events affected daily life.

 

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Daily Life Through History is a useful resource that explores ordinary life through time and across the globe. It can be used for researching historical topics such as food and cooking, celebrations, clothes, romance, work, religion, housing, language, and social customs.

 

History Reference Center offers full text from more than 750 history reference books and encyclopedias, and cover-to-cover full text from nearly 60 history magazines. Further, the database contains 58,000 historical documents; 43,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 12,000 historical photos and maps; and 87 hours of historical film and video.

Librarian

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Adam Johnson
Contact:
Valencia College Winter Park Campus Library
(407) 582-6814