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Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Education: Home

This information in this guide was originally written by Tracey Mayfield and has been updated and adapted by Karin Griffin.

Accessing CSULB Library databases from off campus

To access the CSULB databases off campus, you must have a University ID number and a Library Password. The Library Password is one that you assign yourself.  To set up your Password, please go to: and then click on My Library Account. Fill in your name, your CSULB ID number and set up your Password.

Forgot your Password?  On the My Library Account page there is a "Forgot your password?" link to reset it.

Finding Search Terms

"In order to conduct good searches...need for good search terms..." 

Select databases provide vocabulary to assist in conducting effective searches in Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Education. These are excellent resources to review definitions of terms and discover related terminology. Click on the 'Subject Terms' or 'Thesaurus' link in:

Department of Family & Consumer Sciences