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Library Introduction Part 1

Which Source Should I Use?

Books and e-books may be your best source if:

  • Your topic is related to history or a historical event
  • You need biographical information about a person
  • You need background information about your topic

Articles may be your best source if:

  • Your topic concerns a current or recent event or controversy, or an existing person
  • You need the most up-to-date information available about your topic
  • You need scholarly, academic research about your topic

Library of Congress Call Numbers

The DSC Library uses the Library of Congress Call Numbers and Subject Headings to organize the resources in our collection.  The following links will teach you the basics and test you to self-asses your knowledge. 

Using the Library Website to Find Sources

This PowerPoint presentation will take you through all the basics of using the Library to find books, e-books, and articles.  Remember, if you need more help please stop by the Research Assistance Desk at the Daytona or Deland Libraries or call 386-506-3518.