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Instructional Design & Technology

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ebooks on instructional design

Welcome to the research guide for instructional design and technology! Use the sections below to help find articles, books, ebooks, media, and web resources.

Check out the section on images and audio for public domain and Creative Commons media you can use for class projects. There are also sections for APA style citation and library contact information.


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To search by topic, use one of the recommended databases. For browsing, select a specific academic ejournal. Both options will require you to login to the library databases using your borrower ID and PIN


Academic eJournals

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The box below allows you to search for books, ebooks, and media directly from this page. You can also access the library catalog from any Seminole State library page as well. If you are ready to begin searching for books and media, then simply type your keywords below and press the "Search the Library Catalog" button or Enter on your keyboard. It is a good idea to keep your search statements and keywords basic when searching the catalog.

To access ebooks and streamed media, you will be prompted to login to the library using your borrower ID and PIN.


Note that you have the option to use the Advanced Search link. This will afford you the greatest control over your results including choosing the material type (book, article, ebook, etc.), campus location, and year of publication of your results before searching.

login icon  Borrower ID and PIN

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library login box

Current faculty, students, staff, and retirees can use the online Seminole State Library resources.

Borrower ID: MySeminoleState login name

PIN: last four digits of your social security number OR the last four digits of your student ID number

For a more thorough explanation, watch this one minute video tutorial. If you still need assistance, contact the Circulation desk at 407-708-2618 or send a message to

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Images and Audio for Presentations

Many of the free images and audio available on the Web will have a Creative Commons license. Most creators will require attribution, or credit, for using their works.

Photography and Clipart

Music and Sound Effects

citation style icon  Cite APA Style (6th Ed.)

Citation Guides

Citation Tools

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Seminole State campus libraries

Have questions? Contact a librarian!

Phone: 407-708-2305

Seminole State has four campus libraries to serve you: Altamonte Springs, Heathrow, Oviedo, and Sanford/Lake Mary. Feel free to stop by during library hours to talk with a librarian to help with your research needs. You can view our on-demand Research Foundations modules for an overview of the research process at any time.