Resource Search Methods and Descriptions

Different ways to search the TCC Resources

  • Simple Search
    Searches everything available in the TCC catalog and most TCC electronic resources.
  • Catalog-Only Search
    Searches everything available in the TCC catalog. This includes physical items, eBooks, and streaming videos, but no article databases.
  • Databases-Only Search
    Searches almost all article databases, but no physical items or streaming videos.
  • Advanced Search
    Advanced search allows you to select any of the 3 searches listed above, but also allows you to add some filters before the search and allows you to enter multiple search criteria.
  • Course Reserves
    Course Reserve search lets you search for course reserves by course name, number, or instructor.
  • Browse Search
    With the Browse search, you can browse the TCC Catalog by subject, title, author, or call number.
  • Journal Search (A-Z)
    The Journal search lets you search for journal or magazine titles that TCC has available online.
  • Fetch Item / Citation Linker
    With the Fetch Item/Citation linker tool, you can find a specific journal article, journal or book by citation information. For best results, include a title, ISSN, ISBN, DOI or PMID.