Research Guides or LibGuides are online guides to share content and knowledge, providing instruction in library resources and services and research assistance to students and faculty. Research Guides are browsable by subject as well as popular tags. They are multimedia guides and include links to library e-resources as well as websites, YouTube and other instructional videos.
Library staff can create Research Guides to meet specific class needs. Please contact Donna Miller, the Instruction and Reference Librarian, if you are interested in having a Research Guide created for a specific class or topic of study.
Bishop Library has access to a wide-range of e-resources, including online databases, electronic journals and e-books. These e-resources are available on campus as well as off-campus with your LVC username/password. Make sure that when you login to LVC databases you ONLY use whatever is before the @lvc.edu. Including your entire email as your username will fail.
Click on the subtabs under E-Resources to learn more about accessing our:
More information may be found under the Zotero and LibGuides tabs about two additional e-resources: Zotero and Research Guides. Links to these resources are located on the library's website. Links to Zotero and Research Guides are located under the "Research Help" link on the library's homepage.
Zotero is a citation management software. You can import citations from online databases, format them in various styles, arrange them in folders as well as create bibliographies.
You must sign up for an account the first time you use Zotero. You will be asked to pick a username/password as well as supply an email address.