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One Book One College 2019-2020: Welcome

Library Hours & Contact

Chaffey College Library Online Hours

Fall 2022 (August 15 - December 16)

Monday: 8am - 8pm
Tuesday: 8am - 8pm
Wednesday: 8am - 8pm
Thursday: 8am - 8pm
Friday: 10am - 4pm
Saturday: 10am - 3pm

Chaffey College Library Services at Rancho Campus Hours

Tuesday-Thursday: 12pm - 8pm
Friday 10am - 4pm

Chaffey College Library Services at Chino & Fontana Campus Hours

Monday: 8am - 4pm

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Chaffey College Library Holiday Closures:

Fall 2022 (August 15 - December 16)

Monday, September 5, 2022, Labor Day Holiday
Friday, November 11, Veterans Day Holiday Observed
Thursday-Sunday, November 24-27, 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 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 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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