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Anthropology 101/G. Klein
Web sites
Kosovo/Google Directory
Why Are We In Kosovo?
Kosovo Conflict on the Web
Books
History Behind The Headlines:The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide
REF D410.O44 (DP)

Kosovo:Contending Voices on Balkan Interventions
DR2087.C75 (DP)
Kosovo:War and Revenge
DR2098.J83 (RHC)
Virtual War:Kosovo & Beyond
DR2087.I37 (DP)

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Computer Information Systems 101/H. White
Web sites
Business>Industries>Information Technology>Employment/Google Directory
CNET:Tech Jobs
Computers>Education>Certification/Google Directory
Occupational Outlook Handbook
ZDNet:Tech Jobs
Books
America's Top 300 Jobs
REF HF5382.A585 (DP)

Career Information Center:Computers, Business and Office
HF5382.U5C32 (DP)

Cyberspace Job Search Kit
HF5382.7.N448 (DP)

Electronic Job Search Almanac
REF HF5382.7.A34 (DP)

Encyclopedia of Careers & Vocational Guidance (Volumes 1-4)
REF HF5381.E52 (DP)

Exploring Tech Careers
REF T65.3.E95 (DP)

Great Jobs for Computer Science Majors
QA76.25.G62 (DP)

100 Top Internet Job Sites:Get Wired, Get Hired in Today's New Job Market
HF5382.7.A25 (DP)

Quick Internet Guide To Career and Education Information
HF5382.U6W65 (DP)

The Top 100:The Fastest Growing Careers for the 21st Century
REF HF5382.T59 (DP)
Periodicals
To locate magazine, journal and newspaper articles use an online periodical index such as
Expanded Academic ASAP or Business & Company ASAP. Enter the terms "computer science" and/or "information technology" and then scroll to "vocational guidance".

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Computer Information Systems 203/D. Gronseth
Web sites
zdnet.com
operates a worldwide network of web sites that offer content, services, and commerce opportunities that enable IT professionals and business influencers to gain an edge in business;winner of the Computer Press Association's "Best Overall Site" award for two consecutive years, ZDNET provides an invaluable perspective and resources so that users can get the most out of their investments in technology
cnet.com
leading source of information and services for buyers, sellers and suppliers of technology, including IS/IT professionals, enterprise decision makers, executives, gamers and technology shoppers;with established Web sites throughout the United States, Europe and Asia, CNET Networks provides its award-winning content via the Web, wireless devices, broadband, radio and print
Periodicals
Search Business & Company ASAP, an online business periodical index, for magazine, journal and newspaper articles about hardward products. 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 Business & Company ASAP off campus, ID number is 23211 immediately followed by your social security number. (example: 23211xxxxxxxxx)

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English 076/A. Cuomo
Web sites
Holiday Calendars & Lists/Google Directory
Holidays/Google Directory
Holiday Pages/Google Directory
Oakton Celebrates Cultures Week
Books
Countries and Their Cultures (4 volumes)
REF GN307.C68 (DP)
CultureGrams (2 volumes)
REF GT150.C85 (DP)
Folklore of American Holidays
REF GT4803.F65 (DP)
Folklore of World Holidays
REF GT3930.F65 (DP)
Holiday Symbols
REF GT3930.T48 (DP)
Holidays, Festivals & Celebrations of the World Dictionary
REF GT3925.T46 (DP)

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English 102/D. Kelly & E. Rosati
Web sites
Academic Writing:The Annotated Bibliography
How to Critically Analyze Information Sources
How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography
Library Resources for the First-Year Writing Seminar
Nuts and Bolts of College Writing
Using the Library:Developing College Survival Skills
What is An Academic Paper?
Writing Argumentative Essays:Debatable and Non-debatable Statements

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English 102/M. Staats
Web sites
Society>Issues>Business>Advertising>Gender Issues/Google Directory
Society>Issues>Violence>Media/Google Directory
Books
Search
ILLINET Online
Periodicals
Search
Expanded Academic ASAP and/or Business & Company ASAP

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ENGLISH 102/Y. Evert
Web Sites
What Happened on The Day You Born?
pathfinder from the North Harris College Library in Houston, Texas; some of the links may be useful and some may not. Ask a reference librarian for additional help if you want to know if any of the sources are available in the Oakton Library.
History Timelines
Search the year you were born from with History Timelines from Infoplease.com.

Today in History
Search the year you were born with American Memory from the Library of Congress.

Books In The Oakton Library
Chronicle of America
Call Number: REF E174.5.C55 (DP)
Chronicle of The World
Call Number: REF D11.C65 (DP)
Day By Day:The Eighties
Call Number: REF D427.L4 (DP)
Day By Day:The Seventies
Call Number: REF D427.L4 (DP)
Day By Day:The Sixties
Call Number: REF 427.L4 (DP)
Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates
Call Number: REF E174.5.C3 (DP)

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History 111/R. Sloma
Web sites
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online
Books
Search
ILLINET Online for books on a specific person or subject.
Reference Books
Note
These are multi-volume sets. Use the index volume (usually the last volume in the set) to direct you to the appropriate volume and/or look at the spine of the volume for alphabetical arrangement.

American National Biography
REF CT213.A68 (DP)

American Women in Science: A Biographical Dictionary
REF Q141.B25 (DP)

Chronicle of America: From Prehistory to Today
REF E174.5C55 (DP)

Dictionary of American Biography
REF E176.D56 (DP)

Dictionary of American History
REF E174.A43 (DP)

Dictionary of Scientific Biography
REF Q141.D5 (DP)

Encyclopedia of World Biography
REF CT103.E56 (DP)

Historical Statistics of the United States
REF HA202.A38 (DP)

History of Technology
REF T15.S53 (DP)

The Lady Laureates: Women Who Have Won the Nobel Prize
AS911.N9O63 (DP)

Record of America: A Reference History of the United States
REF E174.M2 (DP)

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History 112/R. Stacewicz
Web sites
AMDOCS:Documents for The Study of American History
American Memory/Library of Congress
The Avalon Project:Documents in Law, History & Diplomacy
National Archives & Records Administration:Primary Sources & Activities
U.S. Historical Documents:A Chronology
U.S. History:Primary & Secondary Sources

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HISTORY 120/M. Janosik
Assignment #1
Below are resources for criticism about The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe.
Note

You can find
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test in the Des Plaines campus Library.
Call Number: HV5825.W56 (DP)
Also see
Tom Wolfe: A Critical Companion
Call Number: PS3573.O526Z86 (DP)

Web sites
Internet Public Library/Literary Criticism:Tom Wolfe
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 print and online resources recommended by the Internet Public Library
; ask a reference librarian to show you which of these resources is available in the Oakton Library

Periodicals
see Book Review Digest: 1968
Call Number: REF Z1219.C95 (page 1437) or see photocopy distributed at workshop

Note
The Periodicals List determines if the Library subscribes to a particular magazine, journal or newspaper. Search our online collection of approximately 5,000 periodical titles for full text options. Many of these articles can be sent to your e-mail account.
Tip
For an interesting article about Tom Wolfe, see A Writer In Full in the Chicago Tribune Magazine, Sunday October 26, 2003, p. 16+.
Selected Reference Books in the Oakton Library
Note
You will find the following sources on the 2nd floor of the Library, Des Plaines campus.
American Novelists Since World War II
Call Number: REF PS21.D53 (Volume 152)
American Writers
Call Number: REF PS129.A55 (Supplement III, Part 2)
Contemporary Authors
Call Number: REF Z1224.C6 (Volumes 13-16)
Contemporary Literary Criticism
Call Number: REF PN771.C59
(specifically Volumes 2, 9, 35, 51 and 147)
Critical Survey of Long Fiction (Volume 4)
Call Number: REF PN3451.C75
Video
Tom Wolfe with Pauline Kael
Recorded in 1992, Wolfe explains the start of his personalized style of reporting, famous as the "new journalism" and also discusses writer's block. In the 2nd part of the video, film critic Pauline Kael discusses film criticism. (1 hour)
Location: Instructional Media Services, Des Plaines campus, room 1815, phone 847/635.1995

Assignment #2
Web sites
Five Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages
learn how to evaluate web sites by determining their authority, relevancy and currency
Remember
Unlike scholarly print periodicals and books, where the information is subjected to a review process, anyone can publish on the web. Many web sites are also designed for commercial purposes and, consequently, are designed to influence.

American Memory
Library of Congress gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States;offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections
Google/History
well-organized directory of links to U.S. history resources
Internet Public Library/History
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 history subject directories on the web
Librarians' Index To The Internet/History
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
Using Primary Sources On The Web
primary sources may include letters, manuscripts, diaries, journals, newspapers, speeches, interviews, memoirs, documents produced by government agencies such as Congress or the Office of the President, photographs, audio recordings, moving pictures or video recordings, research data, and objects or artifacts;created by the Instruction and Research Services Committee, History Section of the American Library Association
U.S. History: Primary & Secondary Sources
webliography of evaluated history sources published in College & Research Libraries News
Finding Books About History In The Oakton Library
Search for books on topics about history and historical events 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.
Example:
Tom Wolfe: A Critical Companion
Call Number: PS3573.)526Z86 (DP)

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 Magazines, Journals and Newspapers Using An Online Periodical Index

Look for magazine, journal and newspaper articles about historical events in Expanded Academic ASAP. Many of the articles will be available full text and can be sent to your e-mail account.
You can search this index from any computer on campus.
Note
To access this online periodical index from off campus, enter 23211 immediately followed by your social security number. (example: 23211xxxxxxxxx)

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Social Science 201/R. Stacewicz
Web sites
AIDS/Google Directory
UNAIDS/United Nations

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Sociology 101/B. Dayton
Web sites
Cultural Profiles Project
Ethnicity/Google Directory
Lifestyle Choices/Google Directory
Subcultures/Google Directory
Books
American Immigrant Culture
REF E184.A1A63448 (DP)

CultureGrams/2002
REF GT150.C85 (DP)
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America
REF E184.A1G14 (DP)
Tip
Use
ILLINET Online to search for additional books on your specific subject. Try a "keyword" title search since the subject of a book is almost always part of the title.
Periodicals
Look for magazine, journal and newspaper articles about subcultures in
Expanded Academic ASAP. Many of the articles will be available full text and can be sent to your e-mail account.

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