Information Literacy

Research Models & Tips
Library Research @ Williamson Library

Use this guide from the Williamson Library to learn about the steps in the research process.


Big6 Skills Overview

Learn how to use the Big6 process and skills to conduct research and solve information problems.

Access Sources

Library Catalog
Find books and other materials in Southeastern Community College’s (SCC) Williamson Library Catalog.


Online Research Databases

Use the Library’s online databases to find journal articles, eBooks, and more.

Research Guides
Use the Library’s research guides to find materials and research sources by subject or course.

Evaluate Sources
Evaluating Web Pages:  Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask
Use this guide from the University of California at Berkeley to learn how to evaluate Web pages.

Tips for Evaluating Sources
Use these tips from Diana Hacker, author of Research & Documentation (5th ed.), to evaluate print sources and Web sites.

Cite Sources
Avoiding Plagiarism
Use this guide from Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) to find tips on how to avoid plagiarism in college writing.

The Campus Guide to Copyright Compliance
Use this guide from The Copyright Clearance Center to find campus-wide copyright information and guidelines.

Copyrights and Copy Wrongs:  Fair Use & Multimedia
Use this PDF from the Williamson Library to find fair use portion guidelines and other standards for text and media.

Citation Builder:  NCSU Libraries
Use this citation builder from North Carolina State Libraries to develop citations for APA and MLA formats.

Purdue OWL:  Research and Citation
Find APA and MLA citation examples and general citation tips from Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab (OWL).

Research and Documentation Online – 5th Edition
Use this guide from Diana Hacker to find citation style manuals and general citation tips by discipline or subject.

Contact Williamson Library


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(910) 642-7141, ext. 219 
L-Building, Rm 109

Library Assistant 
(910) 642-7141, ext. 238 
L-Building, Rm 111

Archive Librarian
(910) 642-7141, ext. 266
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