Monday, November 30, 2009

Electronic Reference Shelf: New Social Science Titles

Nine new sociology books, including subject encyclopedias and handbooks, are now available in the Credo Reference online database:

The A-Z of Social Research
The Cambridge Handbook of Age and Ageing
Dictionary of Race, Ethnicity & Culture
A Dictionary of Sociolinguistics
Feminist Philosophies A-Z
Guide to Economic Indicators
Key Concepts in Medical Sociology
Key Concepts in Urban Studies
Key Concepts in Work
The Sage Dictionary of Cultural Studies
The Social Science Jargon-Buster

Click here for a complete list of online reference books in Credo.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Giving Back to the Community

There are many ways to give back to the community at this time of year.

Toy Drive
The Palomar College Police Department is holding its 8th annual Toy Drive from Nov. 1 - Dec. 17. All donations will be given to a child of an Extended Opportunity Program (EOPS) student. Please leave a new unwrapped toy in the donation box located at the Circulation Desk on the second floor of the Library.

Labels for EducationSM
For more than 30 years, Labels for Education has been awarding free educational equipment to schools in exchange for proofs of purchase from the Campbell family of brands. It’s a fun, easy program where students, families and members of the community work together for a common goal. To find the list of eligible products, visit:

The collection box is at the Circulation Desk on the second floor of the Library.

For more information on any of these programs, call 760-744-1150, Ext. 2614 or 2612.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

New Database: Credo Reference

The Library has obtained a subscription to Credo Reference. This is a full-text online reference collection that includes over three million current entries from hundreds of dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases. It covers a wide range of subjects in all disciplines, and even contains a measurement conversion tool. Click here for a complete title list.

Credo may be accessed by clicking the above hyperlink or from the Library’s database web page where you can find more information about this and all our other databases at (Palomar college e-services or network login required off-campus). For more information, please contact Tamara Weintraub, Collection Management/Subscriptions Librarian.