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Academic Writing
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Sep 6, 2014
ADMJ 322 - Professor Jensen (Spring 2015)
by Sarah Lehmann, David McCusker - Last Updated Mar 3, 2015
Suggested resources for your research.
ARC Community and Diversity Center Resource Guide
by Sarah Lehmann - Last Updated Jun 23, 2010
Resources for those who are interested in learning more about different forms of diversity, and what it means to be a culturally responsive and engaged citizen of our diverse ARC community.
ARC Library Resources for Natomas Center Faculty
by David McCusker - Last Updated Jan 15, 2014
An introduction to the library resources available to Natomas Center faculty. Don't see what you're looking for? Please let us know.
ARTPH 300 - Professor Hooker (Spring 2014)
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Feb 11, 2014
Use this guide to find sources for your Photography Research Project.
Assignment Calculator
by Deborah Ondricka - Last Updated Oct 15, 2012
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BUS 212 - Wheeler (Fall 2014)
by Sarah Lehmann - Last Updated Sep 5, 2014
Resources for Prof. Wheeler's BUS 212 "Customer Profile" assignment.
BUS 310 - Fish (Spring 2015)
by Pamela Bimbi - Last Updated Feb 23, 2015
BUS 310 - Professor Fuller - Spring 2014
by Bev Duval - Last Updated Mar 12, 2014
Prepare a work plan for a formal report, using an approved purpose statement topic. Explain why you chose the topic, the impact it has. Sources include interviews, surveys, charts, graphs, published primary and secondary sources.
Bus 330 - Professor Hurner
by David McCusker - Last Updated Mar 17, 2014
Suggested resources for professor Hurner's model organization project.
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Culinary Arts
by Lisa Andrade, Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Sep 22, 2014
Current Events - News & Politics
by David McCusker - Last Updated Feb 17, 2015
Highly respected news sources and resources for keeping on top of current events.
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EBSCO eBooks Guide
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Oct 2, 2013
ECE 325: Professor Brown-Wood (Spring 2015)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Feb 5, 2015
Suggested resources and tips for your research assignments.
Embedded Librarians
by David McCusker - Last Updated Jan 16, 2014
Do you teach using D2L? Embed a librarian in your course. This guide will show you how to enroll a librarian in your class and create a forum in which your students can ask research questions.
ENGRD 116 - Arambel (Fall 2014)
by Pamela Bimbi - Last Updated Nov 3, 2014
Using biography to highlight the criteria for success discussed in the book "Outliers."
ENGRD 116 - Professor Webb
by David McCusker - Last Updated Feb 10, 2012
Book Project Possibilities
ENGRD 312 - Professor Larabee (Spring 2014)
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Feb 18, 2014
Use this guide to research your topics from The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver.
ENGWR 101 - Frew (Fall 2014)
by Dan Crump - Last Updated Nov 27, 2014
ENGWR 101 - Professor Arellano - Fall 2014
by Dan Crump - Last Updated Oct 22, 2014
Personal Statement---grants, scholarships, fellowships, and internships
ENGWR 101 - Professor Case [NRA] (Spring 2015)
by David McCusker, Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Mar 3, 2015
Research guide on the power and the influence of the NRA.
ENGWR 101 - Professor Collins (Fall 2014)
by Dan Crump - Last Updated Nov 16, 2014
ENGWR 101 - Professor Howe (Fall 2014)
by Dan Crump - Last Updated Nov 27, 2014
ENGWR 101 - Professor Williamson (Fall 2014)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Nov 24, 2014
Suggested resources for your research.
ENGWR 102 - Professor Corcoran (Spring 2014)
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Jan 31, 2014
Research Guide for the Holocaust
ENGWR 102 - Professor Lyman (Spring 2014)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Mar 18, 2014
Suggested resources for your research.
ENGWR 102 - Professor Rodgers (Spring 2014)
by Sarah Lehmann - Last Updated Feb 28, 2014
Essay Two: Research Analysis of Hurricane Katrina - using psychological forces described in the book titled Sway
ENGWR 300 - Hess (Fall 2013)
by Sarah Lehmann - Last Updated Sep 25, 2013
ENGWR 300 - Professor Borders
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Oct 22, 2014
ENGWR 300 - Professor Buljan (Spring 2014)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Apr 6, 2014
Suggested resources for your research.
ENGWR 300 - Professor Case (Fall 2014)
by Pamela Bimbi - Last Updated Oct 17, 2014
Inside Job
ENGWR 300 - Professor Case (Fall 2014)
by Dan Crump - Last Updated Nov 28, 2014
ENGWR 300 - Professor Chambers (Spring 2014)
by Bev Duval - Last Updated Oct 29, 2014
Choose and influential person (i.e, a thinker) and argue how he/she used language to incite change. Explain why this change is important. 6-page essay; 6 credible sources; MLA format.
ENGWR 300 - Professor Corbin (Fall 2014)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Oct 22, 2014
Suggested resources for your research.
ENGWR 300 - Professor Engler (Spring 2015)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Mar 9, 2015
Suggested resources for Professor Engler's Glass Castle research assignment.
ENGWR 300 - Professor Frew - Summer 2013
by Bev Duval - Last Updated Sep 12, 2013
Melting pot issue: race, ethnicity, immigration; or a gender issue
ENGWR 300 - Professor O'Brien (Fall 2014)
by Sarah Lehmann, David McCusker - Last Updated Nov 18, 2014
Suggested sources for your research.
ENGWR 300 - Professor Shapiro (Spring 2014)
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Apr 9, 2014
Use this guide to find resources for your research paper.
ENGWR 300 - Professors Goldbar, Borders, and Bronstein (Connors) - Spring 2015
by Bev Duval - Last Updated Mar 5, 2015
Argument Essay / Controversial Topic
ENGWR 301 - Professor Buljan (Spring 2014)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Apr 4, 2014
Suggested resources for your research.
ENGWR 301 - Professor Schneider (Spring 2015)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Mar 17, 2015
Suggested resources for your research.
ENGWR 301 - Professor Shapiro (Spring 2014)
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Mar 31, 2014
Use this guide to find resources for your author/story essay.
ENGWR 302 - Professor Corcoran (Spring 2014)
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Mar 26, 2014
Research Guide for the Rwandan Genocide
ENGWR 302 - Professor Porter (Fall 2014)
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Sep 2, 2014
Resources for Language
ENGWR 480 - Professor Rodgers (Spring 2015)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Feb 10, 2015
Is health care a human right? Suggested sources.
ENGWR 50 - Professor Flynn (Fall 2014)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Nov 6, 2014
Suggested resources for your research.
ENGWR 50 - Professor Lovering (Fall 2014)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Nov 5, 2014
Suggested resources for your research.
ENGWR 50 - Professor Lyman (Fall 2014)
by Deborah Ondricka - Last Updated Oct 30, 2014
Essay explaining how Brafman's discussion of succeeding connects to and fits within the Big Five personality factors.
ENGWR 50 - Professor Moser (Fall 2014)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Nov 13, 2014
Suggested resources for your research.
ENGWR 50 - Professor Padda (Fall 2014)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Nov 7, 2014
Suggested resources for your research.
ENGWR 50 - Professor Tabrizi (Fall 2014)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Nov 3, 2014
Suggested resources for your research.
ESLW 340 - Professor Travis - Fall 2014
by Bev Duval - Last Updated Oct 15, 2014
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Fashion Design, Costume and Textiles
by Lisa Andrade, Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Sep 29, 2014
This guide provides fashion related resources from the ARC Library and Web.
Film - American Women Film Directors
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Sep 13, 2013
This is a guide to films directed by American Women
Film Adaptations
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Sep 13, 2013
Books made into Film
Foreign Language Films
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Dec 8, 2014
Located in the ARC Library DVD collection
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HCD - 310 Professor Katy Herman
by Bev Duval - Last Updated Sep 10, 2014
1-2 page career research paper is due from students. Your professor would like to be familiar with the library catalog and research databases, and understand what the library has to offer.
HCD 310 - Moore
by David McCusker - Last Updated Apr 3, 2013
Suggested resources for researching careers.
HCD 310 - Professor Jennie Econome- Summer 2014
by Bev Duval - Last Updated Jul 17, 2014
Students will find information on searching the catalog and databases. Sample topics include communication, health, diversity, and money.
HIST 308 - Bethel (Fall 2013)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Sep 30, 2013
Suggested resources for the historical essay assignment.
HIST 310 - Professor Rankin (Spring 2015)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Feb 18, 2015
Suggested resources for your research.
HIST 311 - Professor Pearson (Spring 2015)
by Dan Crump - Last Updated Mar 18, 2015
HIST 311: African American History in California Before 1865
by David McCusker - Last Updated Feb 28, 2014
Suggested resources for researching the influence of African Americans in California before 1865.
How Do I...?
by Lisa Andrade - Last Updated Mar 3, 2015
HSER 310 - Professors Senna and Bertaccini
by David McCusker - Last Updated Sep 15, 2014
Suggested resources for your research assignments.
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Information Bias/Viewpoint
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Mar 3, 2015
This guide will help determine the general viewpoint of various publications, Web sites and television and radio chanels.
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Lifelong Learning - Educate Yourself
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated May 8, 2013
This guide lists sites on the web that will help you master a variety of subjects.
Literary Theory
by Pamela Bimbi - Last Updated Feb 18, 2015
An overview of theoretical approaches used when critically analyzing literature.
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MGMT 304: Professor Welch
by Sarah Lehmann - Last Updated Oct 6, 2010
Library resources for Professor Welch's Management 304 class.
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Online Library Orientation
by David McCusker - Last Updated Oct 5, 2012
These tutorials will familiarize you with the library and the best resources for your research. Instructors, please use as much or as little of this content as you would like. Questions? Send an email to mccuskd@arc.losrios.edu.
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Paramedic Research Resources
by Deborah Ondricka - Last Updated Oct 3, 2013
Peace and Diversity Children's Book Collection
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Nov 7, 2013
In conjunction with the Early Childhood Education program at American River College the ARC Library has created a Peace and Diversity Collection for children. There are over 100 books in the collection and it will be continually added to.
POLS 301 - Professor Jeydel
by David McCusker - Last Updated Feb 24, 2015
Suggested resources for researching your congressperson.
POLS 302 - Professor Tabares
by David McCusker - Last Updated Feb 7, 2014
Suggested Resources for the Current Event Report and the Problem-Solution Project.
POLS 310 - Professor Collihan (Fall 2011)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Apr 2, 2013
The tutorials on this page will show you how to get both the academic and foreign sources you need for this assignment.
POLS 342 - Professor Jeydel (Fall 2014)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Sep 17, 2014
Suggested resources for your research.
Primary Sources
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Mar 11, 2014
This guide defines primary and secondary sources and suggests resources for primary documents.
PSYC 310 - Professor Soicher (Spring 2012)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Sep 17, 2012
Suggested resources for the topic proposal and literature review assignments.
PSYC 340 - Professor Senna
by David McCusker - Last Updated Jan 18, 2012
Suggested resources for Professor Senna's writing assignment.
PSYC 356 - Professor Hokerson
by David McCusker - Last Updated Oct 8, 2014
Suggested Resources
PSYC 365 / HSER 330 - Professor Hokerson
by David McCusker - Last Updated Feb 6, 2015
Suggested resources for the isms assignment.
PSYC 370 - Professor Scott (Fall 2014)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Oct 15, 2014
Suggested resources for your research.
Psychology films
by David McCusker - Last Updated Oct 28, 2011
Films of possible interest to psychology faculty.
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Reading Lists From the Web - Fiction and Nonfiction
by Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Jan 30, 2015
This guide gives lists of recommended fiction and nonfiction reading from the web.
Recommended Reading: Graphic Novels
by David McCusker - Last Updated Jan 31, 2014
Research Strategies
by Lisa Andrade - Last Updated May 14, 2014
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Services for Distance Students
by David McCusker - Last Updated Jan 31, 2014
Library research guide for students who are off-campus.
SOC 320 - Professor Cannon (Spring 2015)
by Dan Crump - Last Updated Mar 23, 2015
SOC 320 - Professor Chao
by David McCusker - Last Updated Feb 6, 2015
Suggested sources on systemic racism.
SOC 342: Professor Welkley
by Sarah Lehmann, David McCusker - Last Updated Feb 24, 2015
Suggested resources for your research.
SPEECH 301 - Professor Harder (Fall 2014)
by David McCusker - Last Updated Oct 8, 2014
Suggested resources for your research.
Speech 311 - Professor Duax (Fall 2014)
by Margaret Keys, Linda Shoemake - Last Updated Sep 29, 2014
Library and Web resources for social issues arguments.
SPEECH 331 - Professor Duax - Spring 2014
by Bev Duval - Last Updated Feb 13, 2014
3 Projects Social issue (Include statistics, credible sources) Discuss a work of art. Group communication topic: 5-7 sources, MLA citations
Sustainability Resources @ the ARC Library
by Sarah Lehmann - Last Updated Sep 4, 2012
Learn more about environmental issues like sustainability, conservation, and how to live a more earth-friendly lifestyle.
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The Myths of Post-Racialism and Equality
by David McCusker - Last Updated Dec 13, 2012
January 2013 Flex Activity
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Web Evaluation In-Class Exercises
by David McCusker - Last Updated Nov 12, 2013
A series of three hands-on exercises for practicing evaluating web sites.
WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH
by Sarah Lehmann - Last Updated Mar 15, 2010
A selection of readings on women's history and women's issues.