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Rio Hondo College
March 17, 2006
English 101


v      Intro and Welcome

v      Overview of library resources: 

The library is located on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors.    Circulation/Reserve:   3rd floor    Reference:   2nd floor    Computers:   2nd and 3rd floors      Circulating books:    3rd and 4th floors. 

v      Rio Hondo College Library homepage:   This links to the online catalogue, and to online periodical databases and other electronic resources.    

v      Books: 

I.          Webcat.      

Click on the link for Webcat.  Begin by entering a search term in the field and click one of the search options (keyword, title, author, subject).    


child development 

Format of search results:   the most recent books are listed first.   Click on the brief citation to see full record for each book. 

v      Articles:     Some of the general databases are listed below that are useful for Eng 101 topics.    These are periodical and reference databases.   




Periodical articles Journals/magazines




Reference articles on topics from reference books/sources.  No periodical articles


Provides tips for searching

History and background on topics/pro and con


Browsing list of topics/current issues

Biography Resource Center

Biographical entries from reference sources



Pro and Con

Key legislative issues before Congress/updated monthly


v      Web Guides/Sites:


Websites/Writing Guides

RHC Library Subject Guides

Writing Workshop (Purdue University)

Research Help and Topics


Resources for Writers (Indiana University) 

Librarian’s Index to the Internet


Dartmouth On-Line Writing Materials 



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