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Library Resources in Blackboard

Guide designed for instructors to add direct links to WCC Library electronic resources into Blackboard course site

EzProxy Link

To provide off campus access to research databses, articles, and   e-books you must preappend the URL link with  ezproxy address

http://ezproxy.wccnet.edu/login?url=

Provide Link to Reference Books

Providing direct access to Gale Virtual Reference Library

Why provide access to this source?

When a student begins to brainstorm an idea for a research topic, it is a good idea to a solid working knowledge about a topic.  Consulting a subject specific encyclopedia will provide an introduction to a topic.  The main use of an encyclopedia is to provide a broad overview of a chosen subject or topic. An encyclopedia can introduce language specific to the research process. This can provide a student with the appropriate language and terminology to help them identify keywords and design a research question.

Here's the link to access the Gale Virtual Reference Library from within Blackboard:

Blackboard Instructions Step by Step