Have to write a research paper? Don’t panic!
DO NOT reach for Google but DO REACH for the CSULB Library’s home page! We have a LOT of authoritative, credible sources for you that will save you time to find relevant resources on any topic!
Off-Campus Access (via your Campus ID and password)
My Library Account (via your Campus ID and password)
Reference - Encyclopedias etc. that cannot be checked out
Reserve - Books and other items for courses selected by instructors
Call Number - Number on the spine of a book or journal determining its place on the shelf
Database -searchable list of article titles and abstracts
Citation - identifying information of an article (title, author, etc.)
Abstract - summary of an article found at the beginning and in databases
Peer Reviewed - A premium quality journal article that has been reviewed by others knowledgeable in the field prior to publication
Journal - a published collection of articles (previously in print, now frequently online only)