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Research Strategies: More Library Information

Finding Textbooks

Textbooks on reserve can be located by filling out class information.

  • Locate the PCL number and write it down
  • Then head over to the circulation desk to check-out textbooks.

Recommended Guides

Do you need a break from your research? Or are you just looking for something fun to read?

The following guides can help find books that interests you.

Graphic Novels

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Novels since 1900

Do you prefer films over books? Try the following guides:

Film Adaptations

Foreign Language Films

All the books and films listed in these guides are available at the ARC library.

These guides provide just a taste of what can be found in the library's collection.

Requesting Books

If ARC does not have the book you wish to check-out, request it from the other Los Rios college libraries by following these steps:

  • Find the item in the Library Catalog.
  • Click on the Request button located near the top of the page.
  • Login using your username and password
  • Choose pickup location.
  • Click Submit button; confirm selection on next screen.
  • The Circulation Desk will contact you by email when the item is ready for pickup.

Requested materials should take about 2-3 business days to arrive.