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POS 1112 State and Local Government  

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

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Politics in States and Communities Books - Thomas R. Dye
ISBN: 9781256632542
Publication Date: 2014
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.



Local, regional, and national news sources.
Current - 1985 +

1851 to 2006 - Images from every page, every issue.
2002 to present

Academic Databases

    Back issues of scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. This is not a current issues database and does not have the most currently released journal issues. (Gap of 1-5 years ).

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  • Academic Search Complete
    Scholarly and popular sources covering business, social sciences, humanities, general science and education.

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  • Gale PowerSearch
    instantly access periodical and reference content in multiple Gale databases from a single starting point while also cross-searching eBooks in the Gale Virtual Library.

    Need help searching? Tutorial. Interpreting results? Tutorial
  • OmniFile Full Text
    Multi-disciplinary meta-database providing text
    & abstracts from seven Wilson databases. 1800+ titles. Full-text 1995+

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  • Biography in Context
    Biographical articles on people ranging from antiquity to the present.

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  • More databases

"Hot Topic" Databases

SIRS Issues Researcher - Pro/con, research on leading issues.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Opinions, magazine, and newspaper articles on social issues.
CQ Researcher - Reports, graphs, articles on current topics.

Online Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Credo Reference - Dictionaries, Bi-Lingual Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Biographies, Quotations
Gale Virtual Reference Library - Encyclopedias and more, with authoritative essays on varied topics
Oxford English Dictionary

Reference Librarian


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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