Campus Life


The Alvin Community College Library is dedicated to providing information access to students, faculty, staff and community members. Our commitment provides you with:

The Library’s electronic databases, webinars and study guides are available through the links below 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Login information can be found by logging into your Blackboard account or calling the Library at the number below. Additionally, login information can be found on each of the Research Help Guides along with a step by step graphic for conducting searches.

In class bibliographic, research and informatics instruction
Citation assistance
11, 000 books, 172,0000 E-books, 119 databases
Expanding research capabilities and access to digital books
Comfortable study areas with private study room
24-hour electronic database accessibility and research help and training

Need research or information HELP? Call the Library at 281.756.3559 for assistance or to schedule an appointment with our Reference Librarian.

Research Tools

Under Construction-Combined Search of the Catalog and the Ebsco and Credo Databases
Online Catalog
Credo Reference Collection
The EBSCO databases via Texshare
The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) database
Nursing and Allied Health Resources via Ovid
Archives of Course Catalogs, College Yearbooks and the Alvin Sun
Help Tools

MLA8 Citation Guide
APA Citation Guide
APA Formatting Help from Purdue University
MLA Formatting Help from Purdue University
Son of Citation Machine
Research Help Guides
Learning Tools

Information Literacy Course
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School
Teaching Children Mathematics
Digital Resources
Google Books
Audio Books Public Domain
Many Books
Alvin Community College's New Strategic Plan

How to do Research including tips and strategies for succeeding in college.

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