Welcome to the Cañada College Library! We can help you find information for your class assignments from many different sources, including Books, Articles, and Websites.
Building 9, Third Floor
Reference Desk : (650) 306-3480
Printing costs 12 cents a page. Buy a printing card for 50 cents and add money near the copy machines.
The library has many textbooks on reserve that students can check out for 2 hours, one day or three days. Ask at the front desk to see if your textbook is available or check online.
Library computers do not require you to log in and there are not time limits.
Research Appointments with librarians give you the help you need with research or citations.
While there's a LOT of information available for free online, it can be very difficult to sort out what is credible and what is not. Use the tab above for Websites to find recommended websites and tips for better Google searching.
The Library's databases, though, have a much higher percentage of scholarly, professional, credible information; using those can save you time and effort. Use the tab above for Articles to find recommended databases and tips for searching.
If you want more general context than is in your course text:
If you want more specific information on DAP than is in your course text:
If you want an overview of a specific early childhood program or curriculum (for example, Montessori or Waldorf or Parent Participation):
DON'T STOP THERE!
Next - click on the tab at the top for ARTICLES to look for information in article from professional education journals.