When searching the catalog, Prospector, and WorldCat, try to
- Use broad keywords from your class reading to begin your search.
- Refine your searches by adding keywords.
- Click on the subject headings of interesting books to find similar materials.
- Try the Library of Congress Authorities and Vocabularies thesaurus to find variations of keywords and subject headings.
Books about education start with the letter L. See the complete outline of call numbers for education from the Library of Congress.
L7-991 Education (General)
LA5-2396 History of education
LB1025-1050.75 Teaching (Principles and practice)
LB1050.9-1091 Educational psychology
LB1139.2-1139.5 Early childhood education
LB1501-1547 Primary education
LB1555-1602 Elementary/public education
LC8-59 Forms of education
LC980-1099.5 Types of education
Use the CC library catalog to find books, DVDs, and other things in our local collection, as well as links to online resources such as ebooks and streaming video.
If you are used to the old "Tiger" catalog, that was replaced with our new catalog in the summer of 2019. It should work similarly to Tiger, but better! Please ask at the Research Desk or Circulation Desk if you need help.
When the materials you want are not available in the catalog or Prospector, you can search in WorldCat and request them through Interlibrary Loan.
The book I want is not available in Tutt and I can't wait for Prospector or ILL.
It's 5AM and I need one more book for my paper.
Try Google Books -- the book you need may have full or partial viewing.
The popular book for my class is sold out at the Worner book store.
Check out Poor Richard's Book Store just down the street on Tejon.