Shoreline Library Databases and Reference Sources

Indexes

For finding periodical articles on a variety of topics related to class projects.

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Academic Search Ebsco Host

        Provides full text for nearly 1,850 publications, including more than 1,250 peer-reviewed journals. Indexing and abstracts are provided for all 3,250 journals in the collection.  Access from home using Shoreline CC email account name and password.  Get an email account from http://mail.shore.ctc.edu/register.

 

bullet Expanded Academic Index (Infotrac)
Over 1500 journals and magazines indexed. Scroll to the bottom of the page and follow the link.
(Users must be connected to the UW computer network.)
http://www.lib.washington.edu/types/databases/E.html
bulletLexis-Nexis Universe
"The Lexis-Nexis database system includes an extensive array of full-text news, business and legal resources." (Users must be connected to the UW computer network.)
http://www.lib.washington.edu/databases/LexisNexis/
bullet ProQuest Research Library, 1986+
Select from a number of databases, including Washington Newsstand (Washington newspapers) and Research Library Periodicals (magazines and journals, some with full-text.)  Access from home using Shoreline CC email account name and password.  Get an email account from
 
http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?ReqType=301&UserId=IPAuto&Passwd=IPAuto&JSEnabled=1&TS=909074303

Catalogs and Other Resources

bullet Shoreline Community College Library Catalog

          For finding books in the SCC Library.  

            http://shoreline.library.ctc.edu

 

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Dewey Decimal Classification System

            When you want to know what call number(s) relate to your interest.  This call number system is used at Shoreline CC 

            and all public libraries.

            http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dewey_Decimal_Classification

 

bulletGeneral Reference Tools

 

bullet Library of Congress Classification System
When you want to know what number(s) relate to your particular interest. This is especially for those who would rather browse the shelves in the book stacks than do a computer search.
http://geography.miningco.com/library/congress/bllc.htm

Useful Reference Books

bulletRustavo, S.T., ed. Black American Culture and Society: An Annotated Bibliography.
New York: Nova Science Publishers, 1994.
Suzzallo General Stacks, Z1361 .N39 B498 1994
bulletRune, Anne. Oral History Index.
Olympia, WA: Washington State Oral/Aural History Program, 1974-1977.
Special Collections (Allen Basement), F891 .W3 1977
bulletUniversity of Washington. Libraries. University Archives and Manuscripts Division. Comprehensive Guide to the Manuscripts Collection and to the Personal Papers in the University Archives.
Seattle: University of Washington, 1980.
A guide to a collection begun by the Seattle branch of the NAACP and housed in the Manuscripts and University Archives. This collection includes personal files, oral history tapes and transcripts, organizational records, and community newspapers. The Afro-American Project begins at entry number 1725.  Undergraduate Reference, Special Collections, Suzzallo General Stacks, and Suzzallo Ready Reference,
Z6621 .W37 1980

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Last updated:  October 5, 2002