College Credit Plus: A Guide to Librarian and Instructor Resources: Library Resources

A collection of instructional resources for high school librarians and CCP instructors for use in school-based CCP courses

Video Tutorials by Database

The Columbus State Library YouTube page contains a variety of instructional videos, including demonstrations of popular databases and topic-specific research tutorials. 

CQ Researcher SIRS Issues Researcher Issues and Controversies
Academic Search Complete - The Basics Academic Search Complete - Advanced Academic Search Complete - Refining and Limiting

Locating Resources Tutorial

Research Guides


Research Guides include a variety of credible print and online sources. Search by Subject or by guide types that include Course Guides, Research Support, and Academic Topics. Columbus State Librarians continually update and create new research guides. 

Embedding Research Guides in Blackboard

Finding Resources

Whether it is a periodical, book, audiovisual material, or online resource, students have access to a variety of sources. As Columbus State Community College students, access to collections of appropriate academic materials is free and readily available. View the video (2:29) below to see how to access academic book and audiovisual materials even when you are not on campus.

Using Google Scholar

Chat With a Librarian


To chat with a librarian during virtual service hours, just click "Chat Now" and enter your name, your email, and your question. Library staff will be available to chat with you in real time!

Catalog Search

CS Library

Use the Columbus State library catalog to search for books, journals, eBooks, and audio-visual materials owned by Columbus State Community College.

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