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ITEC Resources

This guide was created to help ITEC students learn about library resources.

Library Databases

What are library databases?

Library databases are electronic catalogs or indexes of published content. They contain information about articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers, reference information from encyclopedias, electronic books, and other electronic documents. This information includes things like article abstracts, citation information, and links to full text.

Sometimes library databases concentrate their content on specific subject area. The library subscribes to several databases specialized for the ITEC discipline. We recommend you start your research with one of these library databases:

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If your are looking for additional sources and you have exhausted the above databases, try these:

Electronic journals

What are electronic journals?

Electronic journals are digital versions of academic journals. Journal content (articles) is often indexed in library databases, and this is where you will most likely discover journal articles for your research, but sometimes the library subscribes to an individual journal as well. Journals contain research articles relevant to a discipline and are a good place to look up recent research activity from in your field.

Here are some journals that are focused on the ITEC discipline:

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