Tutorials and Help

Ask the Librarian

Contact the reference desk for all your questions. You can call us, stop by, text us, or email us.


Library Tour

Learn about the library and what we provide.


Library Website Tour

Take a Tour of the HCC Library Website


How Do I Cite Sources?

Learn how to cite the sources you use by using citation tools within databases or writing it yourself. Here you will find resources for any situation.


How do I Find Books in the Library?

Wondering how to find books in the HCC Library? This video will show you the steps!


Scholarly Journals vs Popular Magazines tutorial

Scholarly Journals vs Popular Magazines tutorial


Help logging into library resources from off-campus

Explains how to login to the library's resources from off-campus. These resources include databases, journals and newspapers, books, and films.


Evaluating Web Resources

Learn how to evaluate online information and make sure it is: reliable, accurate, current, and objective.


Using Wikipedia Appropriately

One of the co-founders of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, discusses what he feels is the appropriate use of Wikipedia in college-level research.


Information Literacy

Develop your information literacy skills with these short tutorials

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