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Research Guides

Our Library Resources: Home

This guide will help students go through the common library resources available on campus or online.

Getting Started

Hello, thank you for your visit. To make this visit fruitful, you need to become familiar with this guide. To start, let us take a good look at this screen. From left to right you may notice that there are 3 frames across, and each frame discusses a different subject. Please do not fail to scroll down as you read each frame.

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. As you go down you will find the Internet part, which tells you that you are at Long Beach City College 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 the resources and study aides you can use for your assignment. Please visit each tab if you wish to get more information.   

About our Catalog

Long Beach Library's Catalog is called WorldCat. Through this, we are able to search our collection and the collections of many other libraries worldwide using WorldCat, the world's largest network of library-based content and services. To start any search using WorldCat, we can click FIND at the navigation tab on top of the screen or click BOOKS AND MEDIA  at the middle of the screen. this would bring the search box of WorldCat.


A huge amount of the Library's annual budget is spent for books, tools, devices and other materials that would support the learning environment of the College. It is therefore important to know what these resources are so that we can maximize their use and reach our individual goals as students of this college.  It is the aim of this guide is to help you, get an access to these resources. A description of the library resources will be presented in detail in the succeeding pages.

If you are ready to start, you may use the tabs on top as your navigational buttons.

This is our Library Homepage


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