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Last Updated: May 22, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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The book (monograph) is an  important avenue  for communicating scholarly research. 

Use ONESEARCH to find historical research available at Sacramento State.

Use WORLDCAT & UC Davis' Harvest catalog to locate material we don't own.


Keyword Searching:  •Searches only for the words, not the concepts.
•Is often the best search to do initially, until you know what the Subject terms are.
•Can be used in conjunction with an outline to conceptualize a topic.

Subject Searching: •Searches the concept (as defined by the Library of Congress Subject Headings)
•Is often better done when the keyword search isn't garnering material appropriate to the topic.
•May take more work, but will yield better results than a keyword search.

  Other Catalogs

Other catalgos allow one to find material not owned by CSUS.

  • WorldCat (OCLC)
    WorldCat database is the online catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide that contains 57 million records.
  • UC Davis Catalog
    Search for books, journals, and other items in the UC Davis librarie contains records for books, journals, archives, music scores, maps, government documents and other material in the UC Davis libraries (excluding Law and departmental libraries). CSUS students can go to the libraries and borrow up to 5 books. Some material doesn't circulate.

Subject Guide

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Ben Amata
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916 278 5672 Voice
Office: Library 2505
Mail Stop: 6039
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Subject Guide

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Melissa Cardenas-Dow
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Sacramento State University
University Library, Room 2502
Phone: 916-278-7508

I am available for research appointments! Please call or email to set up a time.
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California State University, Sacramento | University Library | 2000 State University Drive East | Sacramento, CA 95819 | Phone: 916-278-5679


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