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Obedience: Getting Started

This guide was created to support Professor Lisa Goddard-Fitzgerald's English 1 course and library orientation session. This should help students in their study of obedience and disobedience.

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Now, let us look at the top of the screen. The top portion are parts of your browser like the address bar and the menu bars: the arrow back and arrow forward, the stop button, favorites and other tags that may have been preselected. As you go down you will find the Internet part, since we are in Long Beach Library site you can see the name of the college across the screen .  Below this is the web page where this guide is. Notice that the top of this page has tabs. If you click each tab you will learn more about our books, journal and news articles as well as other web resources. Please visit each tab if you wish to get more information about our topic on Obedience.   

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This research guide pulls together a variety of resources you may want to use if you are to write a class paper on our topic: Obedience.

At this point you may have read required class readings on this same subject. You should also have some idea on a topic to pursue related to obedience.If not, just hang on and continue exploring this guide as I am sure you will have enriched yourself with a lot of ideas and concepts about your class paper.

Have questions?  Feel free to comment or ask questions about this research guide by clicking above on the PAGE COMMENTS link.  Feel free to contact a librarian any time you need assistance. 

Good luck in your research.



It is always good to have a clear definition of the topic which you are working on. There are available dictionaries in any library whether online or from the physical shelves of libraries. If you wish to use the printed form, our Voyager catalog will show the following call numbers for our dictionaries. You may browse the rest of the shelves around the area for more.

  • PE1628.5          -  American HeritageStudent Dictionary 
    .A45 2003           [from circulating shelves,maybe checked out]     

  • PE1628
    .C68 1995 - Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English
                        [Reference Shelves, Library use only]

From the Library homepage, we have the Oxford English Dictionary online listed among the databases.This dictionary not only provides for the meaning of the words but also their history and pronounciation. Click here for the meaning of Obedience from this dictionary.


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Research Tips

These are reminders to save you time and energy with your research.

  • Try the Writing Tips for Research Papers from the the Library Homepage; click here to see.
  • If you are unable to proceed through your research, try the LBCC Library Ask a Librarian Service, or contact a Librarian via email, phone or by visiting the library's Reference Desk.
  • Do not forget to click the OFF-CAMPUS Access when you are working from home.