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ENGL 1006: First-Year Composition

This class guide introduces quality and types of library resources.

Searching for Books




  • To find books located in the CSU Stanislaus Library Annex or in digital format, change the dropdown menu on OneSearch from “Everything” to “Books & Media Stanislaus.”
  • Books and media items available on campus will have a location designation of  "Green Collection." A librarian or library staff member can help you find books in Library Annex Building LX25.
  • To find additional resources available in all California State University Libraries, change the dropdown menu to “Books and Media, CSU +

CSU+ is an online borrowing system available to all faculty, students, and staff at CSU Stanislaus. Books will be delivered to the library at Turlock or Stockton in 2-3 days.  More information about CSU+ can be found here.

Librarians are skilled at helping students find books and articles needed for research. If you are not finding what you need, ASK!

Basic Article Sources

Scholarly Reference Sources

Articles compiled by scholars and researchers providing a high-quality introduction to a topic.

Good Search Terms to Use

Search tips:

Break your topic into two or three key concepts, and search for keywords that represent those concepts.

For example, you might try California and one or two words from a topic:

  • California and environment
  • California and smog
  • California and history
  • California and World War II
  • California and education
  • California and bilingual education

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