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ECE and ESL Research Guide: Home

A research guide for the ECE/ESL linked courses.

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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.


Contact Info
Building 9, Third Floor
Reference Desk : (650) 306-3480
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Fridays: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Saturdays: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.


Printing costs 12 cents a page12.

All computers can play DVDs.

The library's group study rooms are closed currently due to construction, but the library classroom is available for group study.Study Rooms.

The library has many textbooks on reserve for that can be checked out for short periods of time, usually two hours but some for one day, three days or one week. Ask at the circulation desk to see if your textbook is available or check online.

The library has over 40 computers that do not require you to log in and have no time limits. Just sit down and start!


Library Assignment



1.       How can you access the library databases if you’re not at school?


2.      Search the keywords and phrases you generated in class last week in Gale Virtual Reference Library and Informe.


3.      Send yourself at least two articles.  Take some notes below about the articles you found.



Gale   Virtual Reference Library










Article   date






Article   title



Journal   or magazine title



Volume and   issue number



Page numbers



Did you   email or print the article?  Answer yes   or no.