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One Book One College 2019-2020: Welcome

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  Chaffey College Library Online Hours

Spring 2024 (January 8 - May 16)

Monday: 8am - 8pm
Tuesday: 8am - 8pm
Wednesday: 8am - 8pm
Thursday: 8am - 8pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm

Saturday: 10am - 3pm
Sunday: 10am - 3pm

  Chaffey College Library Services at Rancho Campus Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8am - 8pm

Friday: 8am - 4pm

   Chaffey College Library Services at Chino Campus Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8am - 4pm

   Chaffey College Library Services at Fontana Campus Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8am - 4pm

 


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Chaffey College Library Holiday Closures:

Spring 2024  (January 8- May 16)

Monday, January 15  Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday
Friday, February 16  Lincoln Day Holiday
Monday, February 19, Washington Day Holiday
Monday to Friday, March 11-17 Spring Break
Monday, April 1 Cesar Chavez Day Holiday (observed)

See the Chaffey College Academic Calendar for additional information

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Welcome to the One Book One College Libguide

 

This guide will assist you in finding research sources for One Book One College.  This is a great place to start looking for a topic, finding books, articles and more.

Find a copy of  The Best We Could Do by using the Chaffey College Library online catalog.  In addition to copies that are available to be checked out, at least one copy will be kept on reserve at the Rancho, Chino and Fontana libraries for use in the library.

Use and combine search terms/keywords related to the book, for example:

  • Vietnam War
  • intergenerational trauma
  • boat people
  • refugees
  • motherhood, family
  • life during wartime

Use these search terms in various databases such as:

Gale Virtual Reference for a general overview in specialized encyclopedias

America History and Life  for resources in American history

Political Science Complete for articles in journals and other sources in political science

Academic Search Complete for magazine and journal articles

JSTOR for articles in journals and other publications

SocINDEX with Full-Text for articles in journals, magazines and other publications related to sociology

PsycArticles for articles in journals and other publications related to psychology

CQ Researcher: for comprehensive reports and analysis of issues in the news

Newspapers - U.S. Major Dailies: full-text access to The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune

The Research Process

 Steps of the research process

The Research Process consists of the following 5 steps:

  1. Researching and Selecting a Topic
  2. Selecting Keywords
  3. Searching for Sources
  4. Evaluating Sources
  5. Creating a Sources List

For more information on the Research Process, review the Start Your Research section on this guide.

 

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