This guide is intended to connect you to our library resources and reliable websites to assist you in your research. Click on the tabs above for information on how to find books, articles, streaming videos, citation assistance, and more. Contact your librarian with any questions.
Find books, DVDs, government documents and more from any of the 5 CAC Libraries and all of the Pinal County Public Libraries.
If the book you want is at a different campus or one of the public libraries, hit the request button and enter your login information. Your barcode is found on your ID (not your 880 number) and your password is the last 4 numbers of your phone number.
Your student or staff ID is your library card. Check out 10 books for 3 weeks and 3 DVDs for 10 days.
Use the call number to find items on the shelf.
P – Language and Literature
P (subclass) – Philology. Linguistics
PA – Greek language and literature. Latin language and literature
PB – Modern languages. Celtic languages
PC – Romance languages
PD – Germanic languages. Scandinavian languages
PE – English language
PF – West Germanic languages
PG – Slavic languages. Baltic languages. Albanian language
PH – Uralic languages. Basque language
PJ – Oriental languages and literatures
PK – Indo-Iranian languages and literatures
PL – Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
PM – Hyperborean, Indian, and artificial languages
PN – Literature (General)
PQ – French literature – Italian literature – Spanish literature – Portuguese literature
PR – English literature
PS – American literature
PT – German literature – Dutch literature – Flemish literature since 1830 – Afrikaans literature – Scandinavian literature – Old Norse literature: Old Icelandic and Old Norwegian – Modern Icelandic literature – Faroese literature – Danish literature – Norwegian literature – Swedish literature
Complete, full-text eBooks covering most topics including subject-specific encyclopedias. Search by keyword, or select Literature from the Subject list.
*Databases and eBooks are available only to CAC students, faculty and staff. For this reason, authorized users who are off-campus must log in through Blackboard to access online journal articles and eBooks. InBlackboard,select ‘Library,’ then select ‘Databases: Articles, eBooks, and Streaming Videos‘.
Enter your keyword(s) into the search box at the top of the homepage. In addition to using search terms in a keyword search, Academic OneFile provides a type of search that gives you a good overview of the amount of material available for a search term. For example: click on Subject Guide Search and enter the Author’s Name as a search term.
Access journal articles by entering your keyword(s) into the Search box. OmniFile also lets you search by subject. Click the Advanced Search link and select SU Subject from the drop-down Select a Field (optional) menu to the right of the search box.
*Databases and eBooks are available only to CAC students, faculty and staff. For this reason, authorized users who are off-campus must log in through Blackboard to access online journal articles and eBooks. In Blackboard, select ‘Library,’ then select ‘Databases: Articles, eBooks, and Streaming Videos.’
Find full length streaming video by entering a keyword in the Search box. Under Browse Subjects on the main page you can find the subject English. Once can narrow that subject further under Filters to American Literature, British & Irish Literature, and World Literature.
The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. This website offers a list of every medal and honor book from 1938 to the present.
Here are some reliable websites. Remember that anyone can put information online so it is always important to verify that what you find is accurate and unbiased.
The Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) is a very respected website that can provide guidance on many of the finer points of citing in MLA or APA style.
RefWorks is an easy to use citation manager that can help you…
Access and manage research information online, from any browser.
Import references from CAC Library databases and websites.
Generate and format bibliographies in virtually any style (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.) in seconds.
RefWorks is offered free to all CAC students and you can set up your account any time you are ready. Simply follow the link below and create your account using your campus e-mail address. After you create your account, RefWorks offers an easy tutorial when you get started. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact a librarian or the Learning Center staff with any other questions you might have.