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Research Guides
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Research Process: Find Articles (Basic)

This guide focuses on the skills and resources needed to complete a research project.

How to access databases from off-campus?

  1. Visit the LRC-IC homepage:
  2. You may access our databases by performing a search from "All-In-One Search" and/or utilizing a "Research Guide" for your topic.
  3. Click on the link to the appropriate database or perform the appropriate search in the wanted search box.
  4. If you are off-campus, you will automatically be redirected to the EZ Proxy login page and the following screen will appear. If you are on-campus this page will not appear.

  1. You will be prompted to enter your RCCC Account login credentials.
  2. Students- Your username and password are the same credentials that you use to log in to Blackboard. Username Format: {Up to 10 characters of last name}{period}{first initial}{period}{last 5 digits of Student ID}(Example: doe.j.55555).
  3. Faculty/Staff-Your username and password are the same credentials that you use to log in to your workstation. Username Format: {first name}.{last name}(Example: john.doe).
  4. Click Log In and you will be able to access RCCC's databases.

Search Everything

All-In-One Library Search Form

Search the Rowan-Cabarrus library for books, eBooks, journal articles, and audio/visual recordings, among other resources, by using the search form below.

Basic Database Searching Tutorial

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New to Searching

If you're new to searching, or just want to do a quick search for information on a topic, try using our " All-in-One" search option located under our on our homepage.  See the other boxes on this page for instructions on running simple searches.

Boolean searches allow you to combine words and phrases using Boolean operators (AND, OR, and NOT) to limit, widen, or define your search.


Research Tutorial

Database Search Tutorial

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