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One Book One College 2017 - 2018: Welcome

One Book One College at Chaffey College

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Tuesday: 7:30am - 8pm
Wednesday: 7:30am - 8pm
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Chaffey College Library Holiday Closures:

Fall Semester 2020 (August 17 - December 20)

Monday, September 7, 2020, Labor Day
Wednesday, November 11, 2020, Veterans Day
Thursday-Sunday, November 26-29, 2020, Thanksgiving Holiday

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 resources 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 Book of Unknown Americans by using the Chaffey College Library online catalog. In addition to copies that are available to be checked out, at least one 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:

  • American Dream
  • special education
  • brain injury
  • Latino immigrants
  • diversity
  • alienation

Use these search terms in various databases such as:

Gale Virtual Reference for a general overview in specialized encyclopedias

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

The Research Process

 Steps of the research process

The Research Process consists of the following 5 steps:

  1. Researching 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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