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Research Guides

A to Z List of Databases

  • A complete list of databases available to JTCC students.  Databases are also organized by subject.  

A to Z List of Print Periodicals

  • A complete list of the printed publications owned by JTCC libraries. Contains both peer-reviewed/scholarly and popular publications. List is also organized by subject. 

Research at the JTCC Libraries

  • General guide to using the JTCC library website and popluar resources
  • Identifying various types of information sources
  • Evaluating information sources

Biology 101

  • General subject guide to assist students with topics and subjects covered in Biology 101 courses. 
  • Guide includes current events in Biology and learning resources to aid students. 

Citation Styles and Formatting

  • General guide to creating citations and formatting written documents in APA, MLA, and Chicago style. 

Effective Online Searching 

  • General guide to help students search with 
    • Google 
    • Google Scholar
    • Library Resources

English Second Language (ESL) Guide

  • General guide to assist those learning English as a second language

Film Studies

  • Subject guide to help students find films in the JTCC collections, understand film content, analyze films, and make their own films.

Funeral Services

  • Subject guide to assist students enrolled in the Funeral Services AAS program at John Tyler. 

Graphic Novels at the Tyler Libraries

  • General guides for students and library guests to provide information on graphic novel, how to read them, various genres, publishers, and research and anlysis using graphic works. 


  • General guide that covers multiple areas of literature
    • American Literature
    • English Literature
    • World Literature
  • Guide includes databases, books, web resource, videos, and other information for Literature students. 

Nursing and Healthcare Resources

  • Guide for students in the nursing or healthcare professions. 
  • Databases, books, web resources, citation help, and other information for healthcare studies. 

Nursing- Professional Nursing Concept (NSG 130)

  • Course guide to assist students with resources and information related to professional nursing concepts and topics. 
  • Topics include: ethics, legal issues, professionalism, evidence based practice, teamwork, and care/advocacy. 


  • General guide to assist students with various aspects of photography. 

Technology Services

  • General guide for students and library guests to provide information on library computers, printers, WiFi, Microsoft Office, and more.

Theatre Resources

  • General guide for students providing information on theatre history as well as play scripts, monologue books, and scene books.

Writing Center

  • General guide developed by the Writing Center to assist student with:
    • Essay Writing Basics
    • Grammar Fundamentals
    • Reading and Writing Skills
    • Types of Writing Assignments
    • Style Guides
    • Writing in Different Fields
    • Testing Resources
    • Computer Basics

More research guides coming soon!