CAMS at the
Toro Library General Research Hints Library access for CAMS Using the Library Website OR
How to research for and
write a research paper using
the CSU Dominguez Hills library. Contact Info Stewart Baker
LIB SOUTH 2037O
firstname.lastname@example.org Borrowing Books Overview Different Sources Check out up to 5 books
Borrow books for 3 weeks
Renew books online Library 'Databases' Access newspapers, journal articles, and e-books online, when on campus or in the CAMS building.
Please note that CAMS students are unable to access our online materials from home. Where is the library? Finding Books Newspapers and Articles How can I get access? CAMS students need to fill out a User application form before they can use the materials at the library.
These forms are available from your teacher. Take it home and complete it, and then return it to your teacher.
Before you can check out materials, you will need to take your CAMS ID to the circulation desk to be activated.
Library staff will schedule a time with your teacher for you to do this. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Print Books e-books Newspapers Secondary Sources
* Most Books
* Peer-reviewed Journals
* Review Websites
* Memoirs Web Research Wikipedia (the right way) Check Credibility - Is it easy to figure out who's behind the information? Does whomever it is know what they're talking about? Do they have qualifications in the field or some other reason to be trust-worthy in it?
Check Accuracy - Are the sources cited well? Is the information up-to-date? Are there any broad, sweeping generalisations that are impossible to verify?
Check Reasonableness - What is the page's point-of-view? Is it a corporate page trying to sell you a product? Is it a government or educational site where the main purpose is to educate people?
Check Support - Is it possible to double-check the information in another location? Advanced Google Search .edu - Educational (usually University) websites
.gov - US Government websites Journal ArticlesSee the full transcript