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  1. Hartnell College Library www.hartnell.cc.ca.us/library/

  2. Welcome to Hartnell College Library • The Hartnell Library supports classroom teaching and learning. Books, magazines, journals, newspapers, media and electronic resources are selected to enhance classes and programs that are offered at Hartnell.

  3. Hartnell College Library • The library’s web page acts as a gateway to important online resources. • You can access the library’s online catalog, search for current information in periodical and newspaper articles, and find recommended Internet sites from the library’s web page.

  4. Sources of Information for College Research • Books • Use the the online catalog to locate books • Books are a good starting point to gain an understanding and overview of your topic • Books provide in depth and historical information about subjects

  5. Finding Current Information • Use periodicals and newspapers to find current information • EBSCOhost MasterFILE Premier provides access to over 1900 full-text periodicals • ProQuest National Newspapers provides full-text coverage to recent years of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and Christian Science Monitor

  6. Other Full-Text Electronic Resources Available to Hartnell Students • CQ Researcher—In depth, balanced coverage of current and controversial topics • GaleNet Literature Databases—Biographical and critical information about authors and books • EBSCOhost CINAHL and Health Source—Articles from nursing, allied health, and alternative therapies journals

  7. More Full-Text Resources • AccessScience—Online encyclopedia of science and technology • CollegeSource—College catalogs online • CountryWatch—Detailed information about countries of the world

  8. More Full-Text Resources • Cumbre en linea—Spanish language encyclopedia • Noticias en español—Spanish language news articles • Oxford English Dictionary Online—Detailed word definitions • RAND California—Statistics relating to demographics, education, politics, etc.

  9. Using Electronic Resources Off-Campus • These resources are available to currently registered Hartnell students. Passwords may be needed for off-campus access. • Email the Hartnell reference librarian to obtain the current passwords: hartnell_ref_librarian@yahoo.com • Or call the Reference Desk at 759-6078 during the library’s open hours (see web site www.hartnell.cc.ca.us/library/ for library hours)

  10. Questions? • The reference librarians are happy to assist with your research needs. Call 831.759.6078