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ENG 105a: American Idol

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Introduction to the Library

REFERENCE RESOURCES

American Chronicle : Six Decades in American Life, 1920-1980 1st ed.
REF E169.1 .G665 1987

The Greenwood Guide to American Popular Culture
REF E169.1 .G7555 2002

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture
REF E169.1 .S764 2000

American Decades
REF E169.12 .A419 1994

Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Culture
REF E169.12 .E49 2001


F&M LIBRARY CATALOG and E-Z BORROW

Search the catalog to find out what books, journals, newspapers, videos, maps, CDs, music, etc., the library owns.

NOTE: There are no journal articles in the catalog!

To find a book, begin by conducting a Keyword search our your topic. Analyze your topic or research question and break it down into its key concepts, which becomes the Keyword search. Once you have found a record for an item that looks useful, click on a Subject Heading to retrieve other items with similar content.

WorldCat
Features nearly 60 million records of many types of material cataloged by libraries around the world.

E-Z BORROW
A free book-exchange service among academic libraries in Pennsylvania and neighboring states. If F&M's copy of a book you want is unavailable, try E-Z Borrow to get the book quickly! (Requires your F&M ID barcode number.)


INDEXES and ARTICLE COLLECTIONS

Academic Universe

America: History and Life

Periodical Abstracts

Readers' Guide Full Text

Social Sciences Full Text


JOURNALS, MAGAZINES & NEWSPAPERS @ F&M and IINTERLIBRARY LOAN (ILL)

To determine whether or not the F&M Library owns a journal, use the JOURNALS: search our catalog of print and online journals feature on the Library's web site. If the library does not have a journal you need, and you have at least 1 week to 10 days before your assignment is due, you can submit an Interlibrary Loan: request journal articles & books request to have the journal article acquired for you by the library. Allow 3-7 days for the article to arrive.


If you have any questions, would like further assistance, etc, contact:

Lisa Stillwell, Information Literacy Librarian,
291-3844 or lisa.stillwell@fandm.edu

Last updated: 10/07 jb/ls ls