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PrepSTEP for Community Colleges: Home

This guide explains how to register for an account and begin using the PrepSTEP interface.

Locate PrepSTEP on the LLCC Library Homepage

1.  From the Library Homepage (http://library.llcc.edu/homepage), click the "Articles & Scholarly Resources" tab to access drop-down menus of LLCC Library databases and electronic resources.  

The "Articles & Scholarly Resources Tab" is home to all of the LLCC Library databases.

 

2.  The top drop-down menu is a list of all library databases and indexes with full text.  These resources are listed in alphabetical order; scroll until you locate PrepSTEP (EBSCO).  

Drop-down menus of library resources are in alphabetical order.  Scroll down the list until you locate PrepSTEP.

 

3.  One you have selected/highlighted PrepSTEP (EBSCO) from the list of databases and resources, click the "Go" button to open the interface. 

Once you locate PrepSTEP on the drop-down menu, click the "Go" button to access the interface.

Off-campus Access

If you access PrepSTEP from an off-campus location, you must first authenticate using your LLCC network email address and password before accessing the resources.  LLCC students, faculty, and staff must enter their LLCC network credentials (email address & password used to access LLCC email, Blackboard, and WebAdvisor) to access Library resources from an off-campus location. 

1.  Enter your LLCC email address then click next.

To authenticate to LLCC Library resources, first enter your LLCC email address and click next.

2.  Enter your LLCC network password, then click "Sign in."

Enter your LLCC network password, then click "Sign In."

3.  Finally, you can choose if you would like to stay signed in; click yes or no.  

You can choose if you would like to stay signed in; click yes or no.

 

Intro to PrepSTEP Interface: Registration/Sign-In

1.  Although you can browse PrepSTEP content without registering for an account and signing in, you must register and sign into PrepSTEP before using the resources.  Registering for an account allows you to store tests, eBooks, tutorials, flashcards, and articles for future use.   

Although you can browse PrepSTEP Content without registering for an account and signing in, you must register and sign in to PrepSTEP before using the resources.

2.  In order to register, you must verify your institution (Lincoln Land Community College should be shown in the institution box), then answer yes or no to specify whether you are a European Union citizen.  Next enter your first name, last name, email address, then confirm email address, create a password (between six and ten characters in length with no spaces), and click the register button.  Your email address will be your username for future visits.  

In order to register, you must verify your institution (LLCC), then answer yes or no to specify whether you are a European Union citizen.  Next enter first name, last name, email address, then confirm email address, create a password between six and ten characters in length (with no spaces), and click the register button.

 

Additional Help

About PrepSTEP for Community Colleges (includes title list)

PrepSTEP (LearningExpress) Quick Start Guide

LLCC Faculty and Staff, please contact Amanda Wiesenhofer, Electronic Resources & Library Systems Administrator, if you would like a direct link to any of the PrepSTEP Centers to share with your students.Image shows a screenshot of available PrepSTEP Centers.

Electronic Resources & Library Systems Administrator

Link to PrepSTEP for Community College & Additional Information


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