Finding Books and Book Reviews




Finding Primary Sources 

History 595   Prof.: C.Srole  Date: 9/25/01

Holly Yu
JFK Memorial Library, CSULA

hyu3@calstatela.edu; (323) 343-4993

Introduction to LWeb / 10 minutes
  • Services & Forms 
    • Available Services
    • InterLibrary Loan Form
    • Style Manuals
    • Search Engines
    • Web Sites--History
  • What's New
    • eBooks
  • 5 minutes to explore or for questions
Finding Secondary Sources / 15 minutes
  • Databases
    • JSTOR (Full-text)
    • America: History & Life (Index & Abstracts)
    • Historical Abstracts (Index & Abstracts)
    • EBSCOHost (Mixed Full-text and Index & Abstracts)
  • Library Catalog and CSU Pharos
  • 5 minutes to explore or for questions
Finding Primary Sources / 35 minutes
  •  Using the Online Catalog              
    • Searching by subject
    • Searching by keyword
  • Using Periodical and Newspaper Indexes
  • Identifying Popular Fiction, Movies, and Plays
  • Using Indexes to Government Documents
  • Searching Primary Sources on the Web