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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:     http://library.riohondo.edu/.   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).    

cloning

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

Database

 

Periodical articles Journals/magazines

newspapers

Reference

Database

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

Proquest

Provides tips for searching

Facts.com

History and background on topics/pro and con

SIRS

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:

Guides

Websites/Writing Guides

RHC Library Subject Guides

http://library.riohondo.edu/subject_guides/index.htm

Writing Workshop (Purdue University)

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
 

Research Help and Topics

http://library.riohondo.edu/research_help/

 

Resources for Writers (Indiana University)

http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/wts/resources.html 

Librarian’s Index to the Internet

http://www.lii.org/

 

Dartmouth On-Line Writing Materials

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~writing/materials/ 

 

 

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