Library Instruction and Library Orientation sessions are taught by appointment. To schedule a session for a class, Instructors may call 698-1311 to speak with a Reference Librarian, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or chat live with a Reference Librarian.
Please try to give at least a one week notice when attempting to schedule a class. This time is needed to ensure the availability of librarians and library instruction rooms. Please note that most classes are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Therefore, times may not be available on short notice.
Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by DMC librarians. Know what we know - find it in LibGuides! LibGuides provide easy structured access to many different resources for your research and class needs. They have been developed by DMC Reference Librarians & Reference Staff to assist you in finding what you need. For further reference assistance or to request a custom LibGuide for your class visit the Reference Desk on the second floor of the library, use our reference chat or call the Reference Desk at (361) 698-1311 or (361) 698-1877.
Want to know more about research techniques or how to use a specific database? Come to a Personal Library Instruction Session. Sessions are open to students, staff or faculty. Learn how to harness the world of information to meet your specific needs. To schedule a session, call 698-1311 or email email@example.com and request a Personal Library Session. For further reference assistance visit the Reference Desk on the second floor of the library, use our reference chat or call the Reference Desk at (361) 698-1311 or (361) 698-1877.
Below are links to tutorials and help files for library databases available from Del Mar College Library.
In most cases, the tutorials do not provide active links to the databases. To search the databases, click on the database name headings or link from the Library Home Page or the Research Resources Page.
Some tutorials require free software to view.
|Britannica||OCLC / NetLibrary|
|Handbook of Texas||Resource Locator|
|Learning Express Library||Salem Press|
|Naxos Music Library|
Go to NAXOS Music Library, then click on the ? on the right side of the top banner for the “Member User Guide” and Video Tutorials.
Advantages of Using NewsBank Instead of the Web [Word Document]
Search Strategies and Boolean Logic [PowerPoint]
Log into WorldCat, hover over the arrow besides WorldCat to activate the dropdown menu and click help.
Del Mar College Libraries
101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78404
Phone (361) 698-1310
Please send comments/suggestions to
Merry Bortz, Head of Library Electronic and Database Services
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