Use the research databases listed here to find articles and other information from sources like newspapers, magazines, and reference materials.
See the in-class learning objectives Where do you want to go?
Find books, articles, videos, and more from a single search box.
Search general interest magazines, books, primary source documents, and images.
Here's an example search that shows books from the "travel" category.
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for countries of the world.
This "Explore Europe" page by travel expert & tour planner Rick Steves offers a wealth of information about European countries, travel highlights, planning tips, and more.
For more global destinations, Lonely Planet offers trip ideas and info. Many of their travel guides are available from the Carnegie Public Library system as eBooks. If you don't have a CLP library card, now is a great time to get one!
Use TripAdvisor to explore new destinations, find things to do, and places to stay.
Use the Google Flights tool to check flight availability and costs.
Explore travel options by train with Amtrak.
An online "works cited" and "reference list" tool for both MLA and APA citation styles. This tool walks students through the process of documenting elements of a citation and allows students to generate MLA and APA bibliographies. Students can create folders and store citations for multiple projects. Provided by NoodleTools. PDF Guide Watch our Noodletools tips on YouTube
View our concise MLA Style handout (PDF) and the guide to citing in-text (PDF).
Reference librarians are available at each campus library to help you take advantage of the broad array of print and electronic resources available to you through the CCAC Libraries. For example, a librarian can help you:
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