Tunxis is operating under special conditions:

As a precaution due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus), college buildings are currently closed and all classes will be held online-only starting Monday, March 23.

All students should check their student email and Blackboard Learn for directions from their individual instructors.  FULL INFORMATION HERE.

Library & Instructional Technologies

Today's Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.    See all hours

Call Us: 860-773-1550
Text Us: 860-498-4442
Email Us: tx-reference@tunxis.edu

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A great place to find background information including definitions, people, concepts, ideas and controversies around your topic is the Gale Virtual Reference Library, a collection of online subject encyclopedias.

Watch a video to help you access and navigate this database here: https://www.youtube.com/embed/7zTZBpYrqN4?vq=hd1080

Opposing Viewpoints (pro/con)
Here’s a video to help you find pro/con type articles from our Opposing Viewpoints database:
https://www.youtube.com/embed/UzuUdwIWhGs?vq=hd1080

New York Times

We have two ways for you to access content from the New York Times.

  1. A Group Pass to the New York Times website. See instructions here for obtaining your pass to free access.
  2. Searching the New York Times database for articles from 1985-present.

This short video will help you find and search the database on our website: https://www.youtube.com/embed/6wfwbGScCLQ?vq=hd1080

LIT Main: 860.773.1550   |   Circulation: 860.773.1560   |   Reference: 860.773.1556

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