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The Dirt at VC

  • The Dirt at VC
    VC offers both introductory and advanced ceramics classes. Follow the VC Ceramics Dept. on their Facebook page!


  • TED Ed
    Carefully curated educational videos, many of which represent collaborations between talented educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed platform. Subjects covered include arts, business & economics, design, engineering, health, literature & language, mathematics, philosophy & religion, psychology, science & technology, social studies, teaching & education and thinking & learning.
  • TED Talks
    More than 1400 TED Talks are now available online, with more added each week. Subjects covered include: technology, entertainment, design, business, science and global issues. All of the talks are subtitled in English, and many are subtitled in various languages.

Finding Articles

  • Academic Search Complete  Icon
    Provides full text for nearly 5,318 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, biological & ecological sciences, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. EBSCO/TexShare
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    Includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama and poetry in all fields of the humanities from art, classical studies, and film to journalism and more. EBSCO/H.W. Wilson/TexShare

Reference Online

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Contains the full text of several Gail reference books including History of the American Cinema, Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, and Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians.
  • Oxford Reference Online
    Covering the full spectrum of subjects: from General Reference & Language to Science & Medicine, from Humanities & Social Sciences to Business and Professional, Oxford Reference Online is a full & authoritative resource of over 100 dictionaries and reference titles. Library subscription provides access for 5 simultaneous users.Oxford U. Press/Library Subscription

Search the Library Catalog

There are many ways to search for books in the Library Catalog. One way is to use the KEYWORD search. Keep these things in mind:

  • Select keywords (generally nouns) that describe your topic
  • Use a connecting word between the keywords.  The most common connecting word is AND.
  • Put phrases in quotation marks

Here are some examples:

  • Phrase - "inorganic chemistry"
  • Two Keywords - nanotechnology AND medicine

Fine Arts Mediagraphy

  • Arts Mediagraphy
    The Library's Media Center has prepared a list of dvds and videos including art history, music, graphic design and many artists.

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