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Journal Articles and Scholarly Research
You might be tempted to start your research with Google, but your Professor is most likely asking for you to find Scholarly/Academic sources. This means that if you go straight to a library database, you'll get results you can use right away and save time wasted scrolling through a web-based search engine.
Textbooks and Course Reserves
Looking for your class textbook? Each semester, the library expects to have copies of textbooks for in-library use. Follow this link to find out how to search the library catalog for textbooks and course reserves.
Search in the library catalog for books held by both Harold Washington College, as well as the other City Colleges.Tip: select the "In The Library" tab to search specifically for books.
The library has access to many eBook databases across a wide variety of disciplines, including: academic works, fiction, encyclopedias, reference books, and more
Learn about the different video resources provided by the library, including how to search for video and how to access videos off-campus