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ETH 020 African American Culture: Start with Books

A Selection of Sources

All About Books

Go to the Library Catalog to search books you can check out. 

Checkout periods: 

You can check out books in the library General Collection for 3 weeks. If you need to keep the book for a longer period of time, renew your books in person at the desk, online, or over the phone by calling the Circulation Desk at 408-270-6433. 

ID Cards 

You will need to bring a Student ID card to check out all books and other library items. Your Student ID is also your copy card - so you will need it to make photocopies of library items. 

DVDs, eBooks, and Other Media 

  • Find a DVD you can watch (either at home or in the library) by doing a keyword search in the catalog and adding the term "DVD." 
  • Some DVDs can be viewed in the library only. See library staff for details. 
  • eBooks are electronic versions of books - available to you 24/7. See items in the catalog with the eBook icon beside it.