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Streaming Video from Pfau Library!

Did you know Pfau Library offers streaming video for CSUSB users? American History in Video: American history told through newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and documentaries (including PBS and A&E programs). Ethnographic Video Online: Classic and contemporary documentaries for

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Linking to Library Resources

Instructors, as you prepare for Fall Quarter, now’s a good time to think about using Pfau Library resources on your course web pages. Anything in the library’s subscription databases can be linked so long as it has a stable URL

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Ebooks from Pfau Library

Did you know? Pfau Library offers thousands of ebooks on a wide variety of subjects! If you search the Pfau Library Catalog, you’ll find all the books we own, whether it’s a hard-copy book or an ebook. Ebooks will be

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Did You Know About Library Guides?

Have you tried our Library Guides? Library Guides are convenient web pages that offer advice, instruction, and relevant resources for specific courses, for general topics, and even for library services. (For a good introduction to library basics, check the guides

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Streaming Video Databases

Now available from Pfau Library, three new databases that offer streaming video for CSUSB users. American History in Video: American history told through newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and documentaries (including PBS and A&E programs). Ethnographic Video Online: Classic

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EBSCOhost Mobile Apps

In addition to the EBSCOhost mobile web interface, there are now EBSCOhost Apps for iPhone or Android devices. Here’s how it works: From Pfau Library’s Articles & Journals web page, go to EBSCOhost Academic Search Premier. Scroll down to the

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Linking to Online Journals: Update

Instructors: If you provide links to journal homepages in your course web sites, those links might be affected by a change in the service provider for Pfau Library’s “Online Journals List.” (This change does NOT affect links to specific articles,

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Making the most of free searches

Open-access databases like Google Scholar and PubMed (a.k.a. MEDLINE) can be fantastic research tools. But while the searches may be free, the content of the articles often isn’t. When you’re using Google Scholar or PubMed away from campus, you may

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Library Vending Machine

Did you know the library has an office-supply vending machine? Located near the copy machine room on the first floor, the vending machine offers a variety of helpful supplies, such as highlighters, notecards, USB drives, and staplers.  Scantrons and bluebooks

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Citation Finder

So, you found a journal article citation in a footnote or bibliography, and you’re wondering how to get it. Does Pfau Library have it? Try this new search form available from the library: Citation Finder. Fill in as much information

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