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ESLW 320 - Professor Roome (Spring 2020): Finding Books and Articles

Off-Campus Access

To login to library databases from off-campus, you will need your eServices username (w+student ID) and password. 

Search Tips and Examples

Search Tips:

  • 2-5 keywords often works well
  • Take advantage of the filters inside of OneSearch
  • Try different keywords - think synonyms!
    • Example: dog, puppy, hound, etc.  

Your Topic: Is bilingual education a good option for K-12 classrooms in the United States? 

Search examples: 

  • bilingual education
  • bilingual student
  • english language learner

CQ Researcher

Browse Topics Search by keyword
Go to “Browse Topics” to get ideas for controversial topics

Use the search box to find information on a topic you have in mind.

Remember to use simple keywords (using 1-4 keywords maximum).

Email the article and citation to yourself:

  1. Click on the title of the article to access it List of search results in CQ Researcher
  2. From the menu on the right click "Cite Now!"
  3. Select MLA from the list of citation styles citation options in CQ Researcher
  4. Select the citation, right click and copyhighlight citation and copy
  5. Click on email in the menu
  6. Right click and paste the citation into the message field of the email formpaste the citation into the email in CQ Researcher
  7. Enter your email address in both email fields and click send e-mail

OneSearch

OneSearch Los Rios Libraries

Find books, articles, ebooks and more

OneSearch is exactly what its name implies: one place to search for many different kinds of sources -- including books, eBooks, scholarly articles, news articles, videos, and more!

Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints search and browse issues

Search Browse Issues

Use the search box to find information on a topic you have in mind.

Remember to use simple keywords (using 1-4 keywords maximum).

Go to "Browse Issues" to get ideas for controversial topics

Email the article and citation to yourself:

  1. Cick on the title of the article to access it
  2. From the menu on the right click CiteOpposing Viewpoints Cite
  3. Click Select then right click and copy citation Opposing viewpoints citation select
  4. Close the Citation box, and click on E-Mail in the menu below the article informationOpposing Viewpoints email
  5. Right click and paste the citation into the message field of the email formOpposing Viewpoints email form
  6. Enter your email address in both email fields and click send