Student Links - LPC Library

Citation Style Guides

Citation Style Guides - Guide to M.L.A and A.P.A. citation styles with many sample citations for commonly used LPC resources. Links to printed templates for citation of the most common resources and NoodleBib, an online bibliography composer.

Plagiarism Help

You Quote It! You Cite It! - Tutorial


Plagiarism Basics - Important Facts for LPC Students.


Napoleon and G Talk Plagiarism:

(LPC Library video-created by A. Amaya, Spring 2011)


Plagiarism Examples Using Direct Quotes, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing


What Is Plagiarism? - Slide presentation, LPC Writing Center


LPC Citation Style Guides


Other Examples of Parenthetical Documentation


Plagiarism Web Sites:

Avoiding Plagiarism / OWL - Online Writing Lab, Purdue University


How to Recognize Plagiarism - School of Education, Indiana University


Plagiarism : What it is and How to Recognize and Avoid it - Writing Tutorial Services, Indiana University


Library Guides

Follow the links below to access a variety of LPC materials in bibliographies and guides to subject Internet sites provided by the library.

*Emergency Database Access (available only on-campus)

1960s/1970s Social Movements-Selected Internet Resources

Addiction Resources

Administration of Justice

Afghanistan and Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner (ENG 104 -Cole)

African American History Resources

Alameda County Community Resources (PSCN 15-Matasol)


American Government (POLI 7-Asregadoo)

American Immigration Experience and Enrique's Journey (ENG 1A-Gonzales)

American Indians and Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (ENG 105, Puente-Gonzales)


Audiobooks @ LPC

Award-Winning Fiction - award-winners in contemporary literature, mystery fiction, and science fiction and fantasy

Basic Reader Non-Fiction

Biology 5: Marine Biology (BIOL 5-Judd; Boaz)

Biology (BIOL 31-Judd)


Business Ethics (BUSN 30-Goins)

Business Ethics (BUSN 30-Grooms)

Business Ethics (BUSN 30-Stein)

California Government and Politics - Library Research Guide

Career Information and Résumé Writing

Chemistry Resources

Choosing and Developing a Research Topic

Country Studies

Cultural and Racial Minorities Resources Guide

Early Childhood Development

Economic Research Resources Guide

Engineering Internet Resources

England: 18th and 19th Centuries

English & Literature Resources Guide

English 1A - Civil Disobedience and the Occupy Wall Street Movement (Miller)

English 1A - Education Issues

English 1A - Generations in the Workplace

English 1A - Literary Criticism

English 1A - Race Relations and Race Politics (Eagan)

English 4 - Graphic Narratives and Novels (Admassu)

English 4 - North Africa and The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles (Sato)

English 4 -The Fault in Our Stars and 1984 (Dry)

English 7 - Critiquing Arguments (Spirn)

English 104 - The Other Wes Moore (Cole)

Environmental Issues

ESL 24: Food Issues Related to Michael Pollan's Omnivore's Dilemma

ESL 25: Science Research Assignment (Brickman)

ESL 25: Women's History/Issues Research Project

ESL 131A: Famous Women

ESL 131A: Inventors and Scientists

Fiction - award-winners in contemporary literature, mystery fiction, and science fiction and fantasy

French Language and Culture Materials

Global Perspective of Women (WMST 2 - Bengiveno)

Government, Law, Politics, Elections, & Civil Liberties Research Guide

Graphic Narratives and Novels

Health 1: Behavior Change Project

Health 3: Women's Health (Hopkins)

Health Information Links

History 8 (Bengiveno)


Human Relations (BUSN 48-Stein)

Interior Design

Japanese American Evacuation and Relocation (1942-1945) Materials

John Steinbeck's East of Eden - Library Study Guide

Lewis and Clark Library Research Guide

Library of Congress Classification System - LPC Library Short Guide

Literature of the American West- Library Research Guide

Local History Resources

Maggie Gee and the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP)


Marriage and Family Relations (Soc 4-Mesmer)

Mental Depression - Library Research Guide

Microbiology 1 (Zingg / Dolan)

Multicultural Issues

Multimedia Resources

Music Online for Music 5


Nickel and Dimed - Library Resources

Oral Interpretation

PE 28 (Manning) - Library Research Guide


Personal Trainer (Kinesiology 6 - Navarro)

Persuasive Speech


Photography Research (ENG 1A-Robinson)

Physiology 1 (Zingg)

Political Science: International Relations/Country Studies- Library Research Guide

Politics, Government, Law, Elections, Civil Liberties

Popular Culture

Popular Music and Lyrics Resources

Primary Sources

Psychology 1 (Dr. Ruys)

Psychology 6 / Psychology Counseling 3: Disorders

Scholarly Journals or Popular Magazines: What are the Differences? LPC Library Short Guide.

Shakespeare Research and Resources

Spanish Language and Culture Materials

Spanish 1A - Spanish-Speaking Country Project

Spanish 1A - Migrant farm workers, day laborers, and The Fight in the Fields (Suarez)

Sport Management (KIN 5 - Manning)

Study Skills Resources

Tuskegee Airmen and Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson

Vietnam War and Tim O'Brien'sThe Things They Carried (ENG1A-Cole)

Women and the Religious Experience

Women & the U.S. Military

Women & U.S. Culture (HIST 32-Bengiveno)

Women's Studies (WMST 1-Bengiveno)


Other Resources

Latin American Fiction in Translation: A Bibliography - Compiled by João C. Barretto, Acquisitions Librarian and Coordinator of Collection Development, City College of San Francisco and LPC Adjunct Librarian

Literatura Chicana - A Bibliography of Creative and Critical Mexican American Writings through 1996, Compiled by João C. Barretto, Roberto G. Trujillo, and Andrés Rodríguez

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