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Library Orientation for Eng 101
B. Halonen, instructor -- A. Enright, librarian
Monday October 8, 2007

  • Intro & welcome

  • E-Literate Video

  • Rio Hondo Library Web Site - the best place to start your research

  • Overview of the library

  • How to find books

    • Library Catalog (Sirsi)

      • Illegal immigration

      • Elections United States

      • National security

      • Gambling

      • Animal rights

        The most recent books are listed first. Click on the brief citation to see full record for each book.

        Library Reserve
        Click on Reserve desk
        Enter eng 101 as your search term and click on Course Number.

        Power Search
        Click on Power Search on the right menu

        Example 1: Find books on illegal immigration, opposing view series


  • How to find articles in online databases 

    • Difference between on-campus and off-campus access


      ProQuest provides access to newspapers, journals, and magazines. 
      Begin by entering in your search terms in the fields.   

Search examples:  
Iraq AND reconstruction
monopoly AND Microsoft 
illegal immigration cost

Article display includes:     

Citation, full text, Email and Print buttons at top left.  Tabs at top indicate types of articles:  Newspaper, scholarly, magazine, Trade publications

  • How to print : the copy card and "Release key"
  • Library tour

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