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Research at the Library
Need Research Help?
The library can help you with:
Choosing a topic, as well as adjusting a topic to be the ‘right size’ - more focused
Locating sources to better understand something or to use in a project (such as a paper)
Citing (referencing) sources (in MLA, APA, and more!)
- A librarian is on-site and available to help during open hours.
- Online library workshops - These cover skills to help you find and use information sources in your research and are offered online via Canvas. Some CCSF instructors assign library workshops, but students are encouraged to take them independently as well.
Citing Information Sources
- Shows how to cite information sources, which is required for responsible use of information. Covers formats including MLA, APA, and more.
- Great guides on beginning the research process in a number of subject areas. Designed by librarian subject specialists, the guides list academic sources and provide tips for finding more.
Take a Research Skills Class
- Library Information Skills (LIS) 10 - Sharpen your skills for doing college-level research with this online class. Check out LI S 10, a one-unit, short term course that is transferable to UC/CSU.
Library & Learning Resources, City College of San Francisco
50 Frida Kahlo Way, San Francisco, CA 94112 | 415-452-5541