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This guide was created to help students navigate the beginning of their educational career at GHC from a former GHC student! Here you will find how to's such as connecting to GHC's internet, the basics of how to use Microsoft, and much more.


Let's say your professor wants you to have three credible sources for your

paper. "Credible sources? Can I find that on Google?" Maybe, but you shouldn't

chance it. (Seriously, professors get crazy about their credible sources and

citing!) I have found the best and easiest way to find credible sources is

through GALILEO.




Yes, GALILEO! GALILEO is a doorway to a wealth of information. Through it you can potentially access over 150 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 7000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include an encyclopedia, business directories, a collection of over 10,000 full-text books and government publications.

That's right! All you have to do is go to your library home page and search the

GALILEO databases. I will add photo's here so you can see step by step how to

search and cite those credible sources to help you write that amazing A+

paper that we all know you're capable of! 


Good 'ole GALILEO! Here you can search for those credible sources. Be specific, this is not Google. The more specific you are the more likely you will find that perfect article for your paper. I have provided images of an example search. 

This is the GALILEO home page. Type in your subject of interest in the search bar.


Once you've typed in what you're looking for you will come to a page that looks like this. You'll notice a side menu on the left side of the page. Here you can filter your results. Try playing around with it until you feel more comfortable and can get the results you're looking for.

Citing that Galileo Source!

The best part of using GALILEO for your sources is how easy it is to cite those sources! I've added a few photos on how to cite in GALILEO! :D

Step 1: Once you've found an article you want to use for your paper, click on the title. On the right side of the page you will see a list of options, one being Cite.



After clicking on Cite, you will see Citation Format as pictured below. 

Scroll down until you see what you're looking for...







After you decide which option works best for you, you can copy and paste the citation to your papers Work Cited/References page. Always double check those citations since nothing is perfect. You can check APA here or MLA here.

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