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Library print and electronic resources supplementing POS 1112, State and Local Government
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Welcome to the State and Local Government guide

State and Local Government (w/ MyPoliSciLab)(CUSTOM) - Murgo
ISBN: 9781256632542
Publication Date: 2013
This course textbook is custom for TCC and is available in the TCC bookstore. Two copies are also on reserve on the 1st floor of the TCC Library; items can be checked out for one hour at a time.

TCC Library Databases

  • Credo Reference
    Search encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, quotations and more.

  • American History
    14,000+ entries. Features include “Spotlight On” section for particular historical events or issues. Includes “Living History” and “This Day in History” with images, video, audio files, quotes, chronologies, court cases, documents, time lines and more.
  • Academic Search (Ebsco)
    is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals

    Need help? View the Tutorial!
    Full-text of back issues of over 700 core scholarly journals in 45 discipline areas in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. It is not a current issues database and has a gap of 1-5 years between current issues and back issues. Need help? View the Tutorial
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    An online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

    ***Need help? View the Tutorial!***
  • CQ Researcher
    Articles about current and controversial issues on such topics as environment, health, education, and science; includes charts, overview, background, chronology, pros/cons, and bibliographies. 1923+
  • Issues and Controversies.
    Current topics, including pro/con discussions, newspaper editorials, photos, graphics, and some historical documents.
  • More databases

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Newspaper Databases

  • Tallahassee Democrat (2002 - present)
    This is a subscription based service that accesses through a database digital articles from the Tallahassee Democrat. Search within the publication or browse issues using the date range links.
  • Americas Newspapers
    Updated daily, this comprehensive national news resource offers the complete electronic editions of more than 600 U.S. newspapers, many of which are not available in any other library database. The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post are all included. America's Newspapers also includes many local Florida newspapers, and their Spanish-language versions, where available.
  • New York Times - current
    Provides national and international news, opinion and commentary; published in a national and a New York metropolitan edition. Includes local, and state news, science, sports, arts and entertainment, and business and finance news. Covers January 1, 1985 - Current
  • New York Times Historical.
    NYT Historical - full-image archive of the entire historical run of The New York Times - coverage since 1851 - 2006. Every page of every issue from cover to cover, with full-page and article images in downloadable PDF. A new year's content is added annually. Current New York Times articles are available in NewsBank's Americas' Newspapers.

Accessing eResources

To view database articles, you may be prompted to login. If you see a pop-up box asking for Username and Password, enter the information you use to login to Blackboard


If you see the LINCC Web screen (below) asking for a Borrower ID and PIN, use the login information provided on your TCC ID Card.

Once you receive your TCC ID Card you may access the TCC library’s electronic resources, or databases, via the TCC Library website or directly from LINCCWeb.

If prompted to log in with a 'Borrower ID' enter the bottom number on your ID card (it should begin with 25801…).  The PIN is the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number.

You may change your PIN at any time via the Library’s My Account feature.


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