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Finding Books


The library organizes its collection by subject matter. 
  You can often simply locate a book of a specific subject area. Call numbers are roughly assigned by subject areas according to the Library of Congress classification system, and incate books location on shelves. Here are some examples of subject headings and subdivisions under Asian Studies.

Afghanistan China 
India Iran
Iraq Japan
Middle East Pacific Islanders
Philippines Vietnam

OneSearch

Use OneSearch to search for books, eBooks, magazine, newspaper and journal articles, streaming videos, DVDs, CDs, images, and more, all in a single search.

 

 


 



 

by Course by Instructor by Title
 
 

 

Recommended and New Books

Course Reserves

The library has some current textbooks, but not all, on reserve. It depends on whether your instructor placed materials on reserve for student use.

Search CityCat by course or instructor. CityCat will show which library has the course material, whether it is available and also the length of time it is available for check out. Below is an example of a textbook we have on reserve for HIST 37. 

How to Access E-books

The library provides access to over 130,000+ eBooks.  Search both the Ebscohost EBook Collection and OneSearch to find ebooks.   

An active RAM ID (student ID number) and RAM ID password is required for off-campus access to CCSF Library e-books. When accessing these resources from off-campus, users will be prompted to log in with RAM ID, then will be able to view resources as if they are on-campus.

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