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list and description of local libraries that have books and databases. How to find a book locally. How to decide if a title will work for your project.
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Pasadena City College PCC Shatford Library


Need a college-level book for a narrow topic?

Using PCC:

1.      Bring your PREP ID.

2.       Databases. Yes *on campus*

3.       Borrow books. Yes.

4.      Wi-Fi: Yes.(ask Reference Desk for password)

5.      Bring $ for parking and printing.


   1. databases *on campus* only.

   - bring money for printing

   --print rather than emailing

   2. Project Muse & Academic Search Premier = Scholarly

   3.  ART stor: images only, but lots of them.

   4. Psychology databases: Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection & PsycArticles (EBSCO)


Here is the link to PCC’s Prep Student borrowing card info.:


Art Center Library aka James Lemont Fogg Library

Art Center Library : James Lemont Fogg Library

Located in Pasadena, close to Prep.

1700 Lida Street, Pasadena, CA 91103


What you can use:

Databases: *on campus* only.

            -bring $ for copying

Photocopies: Get yourself a copy card from the copy center (located by the student art store and the cafeteria)

Computers: there are public use computers in the library

Guest wireless: yes. Ask at the front desk.

Scanners: Yes. Art Center students get first priority.

What you *must bring* (unless you are 18 years old):

*****a signed parental consent permission.*****

            -link to one (in next box below)

            -or pick one up in the Prep library


The library has “regular” hours posted, but *always* check the section called Library News for holiday and special schedules (they have a different calendar that we do).

Link to maps:




Who can help you:

Simone Fujita 626.396.2233

Robert Lundquist  626 396 2233


Other College Sources

Other University Libraries:

CSULA : Cal State LA

Books (5)

-get permission here

--(need before you go)

Databases: no database use *unless* you are 18

(get a guest login at circulation desk)



CSUP : Cal Poly Pomona

Database use: yes. On campus only.

-Bring $ for printing.

Books: only with library card ($50/year)



LAPL: Los Angeles Public Library System

Los Angeles Public Library:

LAPL system

Get a library card and access:

Books: Great source for narrow topics


Databases: set up your library card’s PIN

so you can access online.


Art Full Text(Wilson);

Fine Arts (Gale/InfoTrac) has art history



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