History/Social Sciences has a vast array of college resources in its collection. Our collection includes books, magazines, and DVDs. Whether you are looking for financial aid, college guides, or how to survive your college experience, we can help.
Some questions to consider:
- Where am I in the college application process?
- What kind of information am I looking for?
While most of the time general terms will help you find what you need, there are a couple of instances where it pays to be specific in your search terms. Check out the “Narrow Your Search” box on the right side of the screen after you do your search. In addition, using these search terms in the Browse part of the catalog will let you start with you specific subject. Examples are listed below:
- SAT (Educational test)--Study guides.
- ACT Assessment--Study guides.
- Student aid--United States--Directories.
The call numbers below are the starting point to finding materials on the shelves. They serve as a location tool.
- 378.1 Getting into college
- 378.1662 College entrance exam guides
- 378.3 College financial aid
- 378.198 The college experience
- 378.73 Choosing a college
There are two ways to search for magazine articles, depending on when the article was published:
- Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature-articles published before 1985
- EbscoHost-articles published after 1985
Interesting web pages
- Rate my professors: A way for students to provide feedback about professors on a variety of factors including helpful, clarity, easiness, and sometimes hotness.
- Student Center: A resource with extensive information for students and 940,000 members
- Academic Tips: This web site contains college study tips and tricks to help you manage your time, take better notes, study more effectively, improve memory, take tests, and handle the stresses of college life.
- Chronicle of Higher Education: The primary source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators