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EFSC Librarians available:

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Friday

Service available:

10:00 a.m. - midnight, Sunday - Thursday

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday - Saturday


An EFSC Librarian will respond within 24 hours

Video: What are Databases and Why do you need them [2:34]


1. Select a database related to your topic
Academic Search Complete - college level, academic topics
Biography - about people
Daily Life through History - pre-history to the present
History Reference Center - U.S. and world history
Humanities Source - culture, art, religion
JSTOR - humanities and social sciences
World History: Ancient and Medieval 
2. Go to the Library database list [Log into MyEFSC > Library Resources > Databases tab]
3. Set up your search 
database search screen


Video: Online Research: Tips for Effective Search Strategies [3:04]