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PLSC 310 California Poli-Sci Historical Biography: Books

Library Catalog

Searching the Library Catalog for Books

The Peninsula Library System Catalog shows print books and e-books available from libraries throughout San Mateo County. To access and search the catalog, you will need go to the library's homepage and select the Books tab. Once selected, type in the keyword (e.g. your topic) that you are researching then select the Go button.

To search for books only at Cañada, under the pull down menu select Search Cañada Library.

Books at the Library

These books are found in the PLS catalog, but may not be located at Cañada College .

Library Card

To check out any resources or access articles and ebooks off campus, you must have a library card from a library in the Peninsula Library System.

If you do not have a card from one of these libraries, you may apply for one at Cañada Library. To apply:

  1. Fill out this online application
  2. Bring a photo ID that verifies your address to the circulation desk at any library

eBooks: Academic Collection (EBSCO) Database

Google Book Search

Search Tip:  select "Advanced Book Search," and then "Limited preview and full view" to find books with full text online.

Here are some full-text Google books that have information about a founding California family or person:

Famous American Fortunes and the Men who Have Made Them by Laura Carter Holloway (1885)
Has a ch
apter on James Flood starting at page 124..