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Interpreter Preparation Program: Home

An introduction to finding resources in the library and online to assist with IPP research.


This guide contains resources to help you with your Interpreter Preparation Program assignments. Use the tabs above to learn how to find, evaluate, and cite different types of resources. This page contains information about using the ARC Library. The librarians at ARC are available to help you with your research, so please do not hesitate to contact us directly or make an appointment for assistance. 

Where to Begin:

Library Information

Research Help Desk

The Research Help Desk, located in the back, right corner from the main entrance of the library, is staffed by a librarian during regular business hours. Please stop by or call (916) 484-8458 for assistance with your library questions. If you need lengthier research help, it is recommended that you make a research appointment. If you need to check out a book or have questions about your account, please speak with the circulation desk at the front of the library. 

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Introduction to the Library

Research Help Chat

Chat online with a librarian 24/7!

Research Appointments

Research Appointments

Personalized assistance from an ARC librarian. Currently available over the phone or Zoom. 

Contact a Librarian

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More information on how to contact the library.