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ACCOUNTING 153
Web sites
Cisco Systems
home page of Cisco Systems; see information for Investors
Hoovers.com
comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence;continuously updated information on public and private companies worldwide; premium services require paid subscription
Ten Steps In A Company Analysis

step-by-step guide from LexisNexis Academic, an online index that features business and industry news and magazine, newspaper and journal articles
Cisco Annual Report
Ask for the latest paper copy of the Cisco annual report at the Library's Reserve Desk, first floor, Des Plaines campus.
Selected Books In The Oakton Library, Des Plaines campus
Business Rankings Annual (2 volumes)
Call Number: REF HG5050.B88

Company Profiles For Students (Volume 3)
Call Number: REF HG4057.A15644

Eye of The Storm: How John Chambers Steered Cisco Through the Technology Collapse
Call Number: HD9696.2.U64C5767
Hoover's Handbook of American Business (Volume 1)
Call Number: REF HG4057.A28617
Inside Cisco: The Real Story of Sustained M & A Growth
Call Number: HD9696.2.U64C576

Magazine, Newspaper and Journal Articles
LexisNexis Academic (important: click on link for Business)
Search this online
index for the latest business and industry news; also includes a wide variety of magazine, newspaper and journal articles .
Additional online business indexes include:
Business & Company ASAP
Business Source Elite
Note
Much of the information you find will be full-text and can be sent to your e-mail account. You can search these indexes from any computer on campus. For off campus access, follow the directions below.

Off campus access
To access LexisNexis Academic, Business & Company ASAP or Business Source Elite from off campus, your ID number is 23211 immediately followed by your social security number.
(example: 23211xxxxxxxxx)

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BUSINESS 101/B. Matthews
Web sites
American FactFinder
enter a street address to find census data;good source for population, housing, economic and geographic information

City of Chicago
official web site, including Mayor Daley's key speeches

Google Directory/Small Business
well-organized selection of topics appropriate for research papers on small business topics
NorthStarNet
information network of the greater Chicago area communities managed by the North Suburban Library System, the Suburban Library System, and 64 local libraries representing 124 communities
Pioneer Press
publisher of 48 local community newspapers
State of Illinois

official web site including Illinois facts and state symbols
Selected Reference Books In The Oakton Library
America's Top-Rated Cities: A Statistical Handbook
Call Number: REF HT123.A669 (DP)

America's Top-Rated Smaller Cities: A Statistical Profile (4 volumes)
Call Number: REF HT123.A6693 (DP)
Business Plans Handbook
Call Number: REF HD62.7.B865 (DP)
Cities of The United States (4 volumes)
Call Number: REF HT123.C49677 (DP)
Encyclopedia of Small Business (2 volumes)
Call Number: REF HD62.7.H553 (DP)
Going Solo: The Best Resources for Entrepreneurs & Freelancers
Call Number: REF HD62.5.M3 (DP)
Small Business Profiles: A Guide To Today's Top Opportunities for Entrepreneurs
Call Number: REF HD62.7.S596 (DP)
State Occupational Handbook
Call Number: REF HD5724.S67 (DP)
Finding Additional Books In The Oakton Library
Search for books about small business topics in
ILLINET Online, the Library's online book catalog.
Sign-up for a Library card at the Circualtion Desk.
Magazines, Journals and Newspapers
Search Expanded Academic ASAP, an online periodical index, for magazine, journal and newspaper articles related to small business topics. Many of these articles will be full text and can be sent to your e-mail account. You can search this index from any computer on campus. For off campus access, follow the directions below.

Note
To access Expanded Academic ASAP off campus, ID number is 23211 immediately followed by your social security number. (example: 23211xxxxxxxxx)

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COLLEGE 101
Look at the following resources to help you to find information on careers.
Web sites
Occupational Outlook Handbook
nationally recognized source of career information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics; revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations
Note
You can also find the Occupational Outlook Handbook in paper format in the Library's reference collection.
Call Number: REF HF5381.U62 (DP & RHC)
Selected Books In The Oakton Library
Encyclopedia of Careers & Vocational Guidance (Volumes 1-4)
Location: REF HF5381.E52
(DP)
Exploring Health Care Careers
Call Number: REF R690.E97 (DP)
Exploring Tech Careers
(Volumes 1-2)
Call Number: REF T65.3.E95 (DP)
Health Professions:Career & Education Directory
Call Number: REF R697.A4H4 (DP)
100 Top Internet Job Sites:Get Wired, Get Hired in Today's New Job Market
Call Number: HF5382.7.A25 (DP)
Quick Internet Guide To Career and Education Information
Call Number: HF5382.U6W65 (DP)
The Top 100:The Fastest Growing Careers for the 21st Century
Call Number: REF HF5382.T59 (DP)
VGM's Careers Encyclopedia
Call Number: REF HF5382.5.U5C337 (DP)
Locating Additional Books In The Oakton Library
Search for books about careers in
ILLINET Online, the Library's online book catalog.
Make sure to get your library card at the Circulation Desk.
Magazines, Journals and Newspapers
Search Expanded Academic ASAP, an online periodical index, for magazine, journal and newspaper articles about specific careers. Many of these articles will be full text and can be sent to your e-mail account. You can search this index from any computer on campus. For off campus access, follow the directions below.
Note
To access Expanded Academic ASAP off campus, ID number is 23211 immediately followed by your social security number. (example: 23211xxxxxxxxx)

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ENGLISH 101/M. Deshmukh
See the following for information on Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye.
Web sites
Internet Public Library (IPL)/Literary Criticism
contains critical and biographical web sites about Toni Morrison; search by author or title;
created by a team of librarians and supported by the School of Information, University of Michigan, this award winning web site was one of the first subject directories on the web.
Selected Books in The Oakton Library/Ray Harstein Campus
Note! Ask for these books at the Reserve Desk.
American Decades
REF E169.12.A419

Contemporary Literary Criticism, Volumes 4, 22, 55, 81, 87
REF PN771.C59
Critical Essays on Toni Morrison's "Beloved"

PS3563.O8749 B434
Literature and Its Times, Volume 4
REF PN50.L574

Modern Black Writers
REF PN841.M58
Novels for Students, Volume 1

REF PN3385.N68
Toni Morrison
PS3563.O8749 Z894
Toni Morrison: Critical Perspectives, Past and Present
PS3563.O8749 Z91
Toni Morrison's Fiction
PS3563.O8749 Z65
Toni Morrison's World of Fiction
PS3563.O8749 Z595
World Authors 1990-1995
REF PN771.W675
Additional Books In The Oakton Library
Search for books on Toni Morrison in ILLINET Online, the Library's online book catalog. Try a "guided keyword title search" and enter the word "Toni Morrison" to see some of the possibilities. Search the online catalog for other related topics of interest.
Magazine and Journal Articles
Search Expanded Academic ASAP, an online periodical index, for literary criticism in magazines and journals. Search this index for other related topics of interest. Many of these articles will be full text and can be sent to your e-mail account. You can search this index from any computer on campus. For off campus access, follow the directions below.
Note
To access Expanded Academic ASAP off campus, ID number is 23211 immediately followed by your social security number. (example: 23211xxxxxxxxx)

ENGLISH 102/L. Lazarus
Web sites
Online Dictionaries/Google Directory
wide variety of dictionaries available via Google's subject directory
Oxford English Dictionary
authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium; unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past; traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.
Finding Dictionaries In The Oakton Library
Search for dictionaries on a variety of subjects in
ILLINET Online, the Library's online book catalog. Try a "guided keyword search" title search and enter the word "dictionary" to see all the possibilities.

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ENGLISH 117/M. Skelly
Web sites
Internet Public Library (IPL)/Literary Criticism
The Internet Public Library literary criticism collection contains critical and biographical web sites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period;
created by a team of librarians and supported by the School of Information, University of Michigan, this award winning web site was one of the first subject directories on the web.
What is literary criticism? How do I find it?
Pathfinder to sources--many in the Oakton Library--from the Internet Public Library.

Selected Reference Books in the Oakton Library
Tip
Many of the following books are encyclopedia sets located on the 2nd floor of Library, Des Plaines campus. Use the index volume of the encyclopedia set to locate what you need.
Critical Survey of Poetry (multi-volumes)
Call Number: REF PR502.C85 (DP)
Masterplots II: Poetry Series (multi-volumes)
Call Number: REF PN1110.5.M37 (DP)
Poetry Criticism (multi-volumes)
Call Number: REF PN1010.P499 (DP)
Poetry for Students (multi-volumes)
Call Number: REF PN1101.P64 (DP)
Finding Books In The Oakton Library
Search for books on poets and their works in ILLINET Online, the Library's online book catalog. Try a "guided keyword search" title search and enter the word "Emily Dickinson" or "Langston Hughes" to see some of the possibilities.

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HISTORY 112 & 120/B. Deason
Web sites
U.S History:Primary & Secondary Sources
webliography of history sources created by Paul A. Frisch, Dean and Library Director at Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas and published in College & Research Libraries News
Citing What You Find
Dr. Deason will want to know more about your sources. Since plagiarism is a serious offense, give credit where credit is due. You'll need to cite your sources if they are in paper or from an online source.
For this class use:

Books
Rampolla, Mary Lynn. A Pocket Guide to Writing in History. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2004.
Call Number: D13.R295 (DP)
Turabian, Kate. A Manual for Writers of Terms Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. (known simply as "Turabian")
Call Number: REF LB2369.T8 (DP & RHC)
Web site
Turabian Citation Style
web site created by the Library, Long Island University

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HISTORY 112/E. Mann
Web sites
American FactFinder
enter a street address to find census data;good source for population, housing, economic and geographic information
Chicago Fact Book
statistics and facts in a variety of categories
Chicago Historical Society
devoted to collecting, interpreting, and presenting the multicultural history of Chicago and Illinois, as well as selected areas of American History; see their Online Projects
City of Chicago
official web site, including Mayor Daley's key speeches

Friends of the Chicago River
devoted to fostering the vitality of the Chicago River for the human, plant and animal communities within its watershed
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
information regarding air, land and water issues in state of Illinois
Learn Chicago
variety of information from the Chicago Public Library including Chicago's mayors, symbols and a Chicago time-line
North Suburban Library System of Illinois
consortium of over 650 academic, public, school, and special libraries in north suburban Cook, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties;one of 12 Illinois library systems funded by yearly grants from the Illinois General Assembly and the office of Jesse White, the Secretary of State and State Librarian
Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission
officical comprehensive planning agency for the six county Chicago metropolitan area
NorthStarNet
information network of the greater Chicago area communities managed by the North Suburban Library System, the Suburban Library System, and 64 local libraries representing 124 communities
O'Hare Airport

good source for statistics and other outstanding features; see
World Gateway Program for information regarding O'Hare expansion
Pioneer Press
publisher of 48 local community newspapers
State of Illinois

official web site including Illinois facts and state symbols
University of Illinois Mascot
information, archived records and press releases on mascot Chief Illiniwek of the University of Illinois
Selected Books In The Oakton Library
Chicago's O'Hare Airport: World's Busiest, World's Best
Call Number: TL726.4 C45H68 (DP Oversize)
The Chicago River: A Natural and Unnatural History
Call Number: F547.C45H5 (RHC)
The Chicago River: An Illustrated History & Guide To The River & Its Waterways
Call Number: F547.C45S65 (DP)
Comparative Guide to American Suburbs
Call Number: REF HA214.C65 (DP)
Directory of Illinois Museums including Historical, Cultural and Scientifc Agencies
Call Number: REF F536.D5125 (DP)
Ethnic Chicago: A Multicultural Portrait
Call Number: F548.9A1.E85 (DP & RHC)
The Ethnic Handbook: A Guide To The Cultures and Traditions of Chicago's Diverse Communities
Call Number: REF F548.9.A1E87 (DP)
A Guide to Chicago's Historic Suburbs On Wheels & On Foot
Call Number: REF NA735.C4B33 (DP)
The Illinois Fact Book and Historical Almanac, 1673-1968
Call Number: REF F539.C55 (DP)
Shaping Contemporary Suburbia: Perspectives on Development Control in Metropolitan Chicago
Call Number: HT168.C48S38 (RHC)
This is Evanston: A Guide to History, Government, Education, and Community Resources
Call Number: REF F549.E8L4 (RHC)
The Ultimate Zoo: Directory of Ethnic Organizations, Ethnic Media and Scholars For The Chicago Metropolitan Area
Call Number: REF F548.9.A1U57 (DP)
Finding Additional Books In The Oakton Library
Search for books on additional topics about Chicago (architecture, famous Chicago events, politics, etc.) in
ILLINET Online, the Library's online book catalog. Try a "keyword" title search since the subject of a book is almost always part of the title.
Tip
Expand your possibilities by searching the 54 other academic libraries that are also part of ILLINET Online. Ask a librarian for further assistance.
Finding Newspapers In The Oakton Library
Look at the Chicago Tribune,
Chicago Sun-times, Crain's Chicago Business and the Des Plaines Times in the Periodicals Department.
Tip
Access the full text of some of the local newspapers at the Library's web site. Full text articles can be sent to your e-mail account.
Citing What You Find
Dr. Mann will want to know more about your sources. Since plagiarism is a serious offense, give credit where credit is due. You'll need to cite your sources if they are in paper or from an online source.
For this class use:
Book
Turabian, Kate. A Manual for Writers of Terms Papers, Theses, and Dissertations.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. (known simply as "Turabian").
Call Number: REF LB2369.T8 (DP & RHC)
Web sites
Turabian Citation Style
web site created by the Library, Long Island University
Citing Sources Within Your Paper/Turabian
web site created by the Library, Duke University

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HISTORY 221/W. Maier
Web sites
Biography Resources: Finding Information on the Famous, Infamous and Obscure
webliography of evaluated sources from College & Research Libraries News
ehistory.com
collection of history links maintained by the Department of History, Ohio State University
Encyclopaeida Britannica Online
good starting-point for locating background information;
on-campus access only
Great Britain:Kings & Rulers
list of links from the Librarian's Index to the Internet, a subject directory of resources selected and evaluated by librarians
United Kingdom:History
extensive list of links from the Google directory
Selected Reference Books in the Oakton Library: 2nd Floor of Library
The Cambridge Historical Encyclopedia of Great Britain and Ireland
Call Number: REF DA34.C28 (DP)
Encyclopedia of World Biography (multi-volumes)
Call Number: REF CT103.E56 (DP & RHC)

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation, Volume 3
Call Number: REF BR302.8.093 (DP)
The Oxford Illustrated History of Tudor & Stuart Britain
Call Number: REF DA315.094 (DP)
Books at Reserve Desk: First Floor of Library
Aymar, Brandt and Edward Sagarin. A Pictorial History of The World's Great Trials: From Socrates to Eichmann
Call Number: K540.A86 (East, Oversize)
Knappman, Edward. W. Great World Trials
Call Number: K540.G74 (SKOCC)
Canon, John and Ralph Griffiths. The Oxford Illustrated History of The British Monarchy
Call Number: DA40.C29 (DP)
Watkins, Susan. Mary Queen of Scots
Call Number: DA787.A1W38 (DP)
Finding Additional Books in the Oakton Library
Search for books on Queens and/or Mary, Queen of Scots, etc. in
ILLINET Online, the Library's online book catalog. Try a "keyword" title search since the subject of a book is almost always part of the title. Get your Oakton library/I.D. at the Circulation Desk.
Tip
Expand your possibilities by searching the 55 other academic libraries that are also part of ILLINET Online. Ask a librarian for further assistance.
Citing What You Find
Dr. Maier will want to know more about your sources. Since plagiarism is a serious offense, give credit where credit is due. You'll need to cite your sources if they are in paper or from an online source.
For this class use:
Book
Turabian, Kate. A Manual for Writers of Terms Papers, Theses, and Dissertations.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. (known simply as "Turabian").
Call Number: REF LB2369.T8 (DP & RHC)
Web sites
Citing Sources Within Your Paper/Turabian
web site from the Duke University Library

Turabian Style: Format for Bibliographies
web site from the Univerrsity of Georgia Libraries

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HUMANITIES 133/J. Boley, S. King
Web sites

Chicago Architects and Architecture
links to wide variety of resources from the Google Directory
Chicago Architecture Foundation
dedicated to advancing public interest and education in architecture and related design; includes links to careers in architecture
Cities and Buildings Database
collection of digitized images of buildings and cities drawn from across time and throughout the world; contains over 5000 images ranging from New York to Central Asia, from African villages, to the Parc de la Villette
Great Buildings Online
gateway to architecture around the world and across history; documents a thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects, with 3D models, photographic images and architectural drawings, commentaries, bibliographies, web links, and more, for famous designers and structures of all kinds
Harold Washington Library Center
bibliography of articles available at the Oakton Library related to the design/build process of the Harold Washington Library Center
Librarians' Index To The Internet/Architecture
subject directory of Internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians for their usefulness; used by both librarians and the general public as a reliable and efficient guide to Internet resources
Selected Internet Resources/Architecture
evaluated web sites from the librarians at the Chicago Public Library
Soldier Field
official web site of the stadium located not far from Chicago's lakefront, near the museum campus
Note
also see How To Find Information on Chicago Buildings from the Chicago Public Library
Magazines, Journals and Newspapers
Look for magazine, journal and newspaper articles about architects or specific buildings in Expanded Academic ASAP or The Chicago Tribune. These are online periodical indexes. Many of the articles will be available full text and can be sent to your e-mail account.
Note
To search Expanded Academic ASAP and/or The Chicago Tribune off campus, ID number is 23211 immediately followed by your social security number. (example: 23211xxxxxxxxx)
Selected Books about Architects and Architecture in the Oakton Library
AIA Guide To Chicago
Call number: REF NA735.C4A42 (DP)

Chicago Architecture, 1872-1922: Birth of A Metropolis
Call number: NA735.C4C385 (DP)
Chicago Architecture & Design, 1923-1993: Reconfiguration of An American Metropolis
Call number: NA735.C4C376 (DP)
Chicago On Foot: Walking Tours of Chicago's Architecture
Call Number: REF NA735.C4B32 (DP)
Chicago School of Architecture: A History of Commercial and Public Building in the Chicago Area, 1875-1925
Call Number: NA735.C4C6 (DP)
Chicago's Famous Buildings
Call number: REF NA735.C4C4 (DP)

Contemporary Architects
Call number: REF NA680.C625 (DP)

Dictionary of Art
Call number: REF N31.D5 (DP)

Encyclopedia of American Architecture
Call number: REF NA705.P3 (DP)

Encyclopedia of Architecture: Design, Engineering & Construction (5 volumes)
Call number: REF NA31.E59 (DP)
Encyclopedia of 20th-Century Architecture (3 volumes)
Call Number: REF NA680.E49 (DP)
Lost Chicago (good source if building no longer exists)
Call number: NA735.C4L68 (DP)
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (4 volumes)
Call number: REF NA40.M25 (DP)
Makers of 20th Century Modern Architecture
Call number: REF NA680.J628 (DP)
100 Years of Architecture in Chicago: Continuity of Structure and Form
Call number: NA735.C4G8513 (DP)
The Sky's The Limit: A Century of Chicago Skyscrapers
Call Number: NA6232.S5 (DP)
Finding Additional Books In The Oakton Library
Search for books on architects (Frank Lloyd Wright) or architecture (skyscrapers) in
ILLINET Online, the Library's online book catalog. Try a "keyword" title search since the subject of a book is almost always part of the title. Get your Oakton library/I.D. at the Circulation Desk.
Tip
Expand your possibilities by searching the 55 other academic libraries that are also part of ILLINET Online. Ask a librarian for further assistance.

PSYCHOLOGY 101/K. Schuster
Web sites
Adolescence: Librarian's Index to The Internet
directory of Internet resources related to adolescence selected and evaluated by librarians for their usefulness;this web site is useful for other subjects, as well
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
see "Facts for Families" which includes links to a wide variety of subjects
American Psychological Association
use "site map" or "search engine" to locate items of interest
Center for Adolescent and Family Studies at Indiana University
see "Resources" for links to a variety of subjects
Selected Reference Books in the Oakton Library: 2nd Floor of Library
Encyclopedia of Adolescence
Call Number: REF HQ796.E58 (DP)
Encyclopedia of Psychology
Call Number: REF BF31.E52 (DP)
Gale Encyclopedia of Childhood & Adolescence
Call Number: REF HQ772.G27 (DP)
Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology
Call Number: REF BF31.G35 (DP)
Magill's Encyclopedia of Social Science: Psychology (4 volumes)
Call Number: REF BF31.M33 (DP)
Survey of Social Science: Psychology Series (6 volumes)
Call Number: REF BF31.S79 (DP)
Additional Books In The Oakton Library
Search for books on psychology and/or adolescent psychology in ILLINET Online, the Library's online book catalog. For example, try a "guided keyword title search" and enter the word "prejudice" to view some possibilities. Search the online catalog for other related topics of interest.
Magazine and Journal Articles
Search Expanded Academic ASAP, an online periodical index, for information in magazines and journals. Search this index for other related topics of interest. Many of these articles will be full text and can be sent to your e-mail account. You can search this index from any computer on campus. For off campus access, follow the directions below.
Note
To access Expanded Academic ASAP off campus, ID number is 23211 immediately followed by your social security number. (example: 23211xxxxxxxxx)


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