Books are a great place to start your research because:
Click on the online Library Resource and a login window will open. Enter your MyChaffey ID and password, then click on the Login button.
Use MyChaffey Portal credentials for access.
Click to login using MyChaffey credentials.
Type in search term(s) and press the Search button.
Hint: Scan the titles/subjects listed for ebooks in your results to more quickly locate items more relevant to your topic.
Another useful tool for scanning for relevant information is the Search this eBook tool accessible via the magnifying glass icon on the right side of the full-text page. Type in a word or phrase, and page(s) containing those term(s) will appear in the upper portion of the web page.
To move between pages of a book, use the navigation buttons at the bottom of the webpage. There are icons for printing, downloading, emailing and citing in the Tools area to the right.
Note: This is our one database that limits downloading, printing, emailing, & saving to 60 pages per session.
Want to see if we have a book on your topic? Or, need to check if we have a textbook on reserve at one of our Libraries? Search here:
When viewing the search results list, an item's status is shown in green text. An item's location is shown in blue text. In the example below, the book "Paula" is shown as Available at Chaffey College Rancho in the General Collection. The item's call number is 863. A43. Click on the title or image of a book in the results page to view more information.
Chaffey ID required for check-out of books and use of Reserve items.
To access an e-book, click on the title or the Available Online link.
Then, click on the link(s) shown in the "View Online" area.