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English as a Second Language Research Guide

Resources for students in English as a Second Language (ESL) courses at Pasadena City College

Welcome ESL 33A!

Today's outline:

  • Library overview
  • Practice searching the PCC Library catalog for books
  • Practicing searching PCC Library databases for articles
  • Health & medicine websites
  • Review MLA citations

Recommended Books

Library Catalog

A single search box covers our catalog of books and DVDs, as well as a large number of the periodical articles in our collection. You can search All, or you can use the tabs above the search box to narrow your search to Articles or Books.

Start your search here!

Databases Overview

Recommended Databases

Databases for gathering background information:

Databases with articles:

Health & Medicine Websites

Search books, articles and more: the PCC Library Catalog

A single search box covers our catalog of books and DVDs, as well as a large number of the periodical articles in our collection. You can search All, or you can use the tabs above the search box to narrow your search to Articles or Books.

Start your search here!

MLA Citations

MLA Citations - Overview:

Additional MLA resources: