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High School Preparation Guide for Chaffey College: Getting started with Research

Talk to a Librarian!

Librarians are here to help you succeed in your classes and research!  You can contact us:

College Preparation books from our collection

Below is a sample of college preparation books, available at the Chaffey Library.  You can find the following items on the shelves of the Rancho Campus Library, by using the call #.

Finding books and e-books in the Library Catalog

Chaffey College Library contains over 84,000 print books and 200,000+ electronic books (e-books)! E-books are available to current Chaffey College students, faculty and staff anywhere there is Internet access.

Search for books or e-books in our Library's online catalog or try a quick search below (title, subject, or author's last name):



Local Public Libraries: Books

Finding Articles at Chaffey

Chaffey subscribes to a number of article databases, which you will have access to as a currently enrolled student.  These databases will be essential for college-level research assignments.  Some of our most popular databases are:

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Opposing Viewpoints

We also subscribe to a number of subject-specific databases for nursing, psychology, sociology and more.  A librarian will be glad to assist you in using the databses, so never hesitate to ask!

Local Public Libraries: Databases

The following Public Libraries are located near the 3 Chaffey College campuses: Rancho, Chino, Fontana.  Many of these libraries subscribe to databases, which you can use if you have a library card.

Chaffey College • 5885 Haven Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737 - 3002 • 909/652-6000
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