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DVS (Prof. L. Ready): Researching with the CCAC Library

This research guide is for Prof. L Ready's DVS classes. It includes resources for finding books and articles, an MLA guide, and contact information for getting help. The URL for this guide is http://libguides.ccac.edu/Ready

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.

Find books, articles, videos, and more from a single search box.

OneSearch

Advanced Search

These academic streaming video collections are available to students both on- and off-campus. Use them to gather background information, explore new topics, and for showing during class presentations.


View our concise MLA Style handout (PDF) and the guide to citing in-text (PDF). 

MLA Guide
MLA in text citing

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:
  • Select and focus a research topic.
  • Devise an effective research strategy.
  • Locate relevant books, articles, and other information sources.
  • Evaluate the quality of resources.
  • Use research tools such as the library catalog and our many periodical databases.
  • Obtain materials not available on-campus.
  • Cite and document resources using a style guide like MLA or APA.
  Visit Us
Visit the reference desk at any of our library locations during regular business hours to get personalized research assistance. View our locations and hours to get started.
   Chat with Us!
Chat with one of our librarians to get library and research help. Our chat service is typically available during regular business hours.
 
   Send Us a Text Message Question
Prefer to contact us via text message? Text your library questions to (412) 312-3206 to get help from the library.
  Email Us
We can also be reached through email. Send your questions to library@ccac.edu

Questions will be answered within 24 hours, Monday - Friday.
  Check our FAQ
Search our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page to see if your question is covered. If it's not, get in touch with us using one of the options found on this page.
   Call Us
Not on campus? Give us a call and get answers to your research questions.
Reference Desk Telephone Numbers
Allegheny 412-237-2585
Boyce 724-325-6798
North 412-369-3602
South 412-469-6374
If you want to contact a specific librarian, check our staff directory to find his or her contact information.
   Submit a Question
You can use our online form to send us a question.

Questions will be answered within 24 hours, Monday - Saturday.

Librarian

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Christopher Galluzzo
Contact:
North Campus Library
Community College of Allegheny County
8701 Perry Highway
Pittsburgh, PA 15237-5372
412.369.3663

cgalluzzo@ccac.edu
 

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