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Off-Campus Resources

Accessing Library Resources

If you are using MTC Library resources from off campus, you will be prompted to sign in.  When you are prompted, sign in with your MyMTC username and your six-digit birth date (MMDDYY) as your password.

If you have any trouble signing in, select "Get Library Help" on the left side of this page, and we will be happy to assist you.

Introduction to Research

This instructional module is designed for college freshmen and sophomores to learn about Midlands Technical College Library and how to do research using different resources.




There are several places to check for ebooks.  Start by looking in these databases:

Academic/Scholarly Journal Articles

The best place to look for articles is going to depend on the subject area of your research topic.  Check out our other Topic Guides to see which resources we recommend for each subject area.  If your topic could fit into more than one subject, do not be afraid to try databases from more than one Topic Guide!

Magazine & Newspaper Articles


The library provides over 100 guides to help you with your research. Librarians have organized books, websites, databases and other resources on a variety of subjects. They’re a great tool to begin your research.


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