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Library Resources for Distance Education & South County Students
Library Resources for Distance Education & South County Students

Electronic Resources
Available to Hartnell students, faculty and staff

Your CatCard number and library record are used to access electronic resources from off campus.

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Email: reference@hartnell.edu

Phone: (831) 759-6078 (Main Campus)

A to Z list of all research resources

Online Catalogs and Digital Library Resources:
Hartnell Online Catalog
Check to see if your instructor has placed materials on reserve
MOBAC Libraries
World CAT California Libraries Catalog [Online catalog for selected California libraries]
Hartnell E-books
Hartnell Periodicals
Films on Demand – Educational videos online

Article Databases:
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
CQ Researcher [Current Issues]
EBSCOhost [Magazine, newspaper, nursing, book index and health periodicals.]
Homestead Review [Literary journal of poetry, fiction, art work and reviews]
Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context [One-stop source for current social issues]
Points of View Reference Center
ProQuest Newspapers [Selected Newspapers]
Science Direct [Full text journal articles in the social, behavioral, life, health and physical sciences]

Reference Databases:
Auto Repair Reference Center
Biography Reference Center
Book Index With Reviews
College Source [College Catalogs Online]
CultureGrams [Information about world cultures, facts about U.S. states]
Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
History Reference Center
Literary Reference Center
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary

Bureau of Justice Statistics
Center for Disease Control National Center for Health Statistics
FedStats [Gateway to statistics from U.S. Federal Agencies]
National Center for Education Statistics
RAND California [Statistics]
RAND (off-campus)
U.S. Dept. of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
World Health Organization Statistical Information System

Below are some links especially designed for students taking online classes or classes in south county. Their goal is to introduce students to the Hartnell College Library and its resources. The exercises are designed to give students hands-on searching practice using the online catalog and full-text electronic resources such as EBSCOhost MasterFILE Premier, ProQuest National Newspapers and CQ Researcher.