Library Resource Guide for English 103
Finding background information
The following titles and websites can be used to investigate background information on topics relating to technology.
- Specialized Encyclopedias and Websites - with a Canadian focus
- Websites providing very current information - including technology info. (not a Canadian perspective)
Finding books and media
Click on the "Books, Media in catalogue" button on the CNC library webpage to find books, e-books, reports or media on a selected topic.
- How to find Reference books in the library on a topic
From the library catalogue page
(1) click on Power search
(2) type topic word in top search box, e.g. technolog$ [$ symbol finds word endings, e.g. technological]
(3) at library, highlight Prince George
(4) at location, highlight Reference
Some useful Subject terms to search in the catalogue include:
Computers and civilization
Internet (Computer network)
Internet - Social aspects
Information technology - Social aspects
Science - Social aspects
Technology - Social aspects
Science and industry
Technology and civilization
Human reproductive technology
Finding Journal or newspaper articles
Many online journals or journal article citations are available via these online journal indexes:
If you wish to find a list of CNC Library held paper format or online fulltext journals, from the library's Journals page, click on Online A-Z Title/Subject
Statistics can be collected by a variety of sources, including agencies. Check the links under the library’s Statistics link to explore the data available there.
If you need any assistance with research, please approach the librarians at the Information Desk, or fill out the Ask a Librarian form on the library’s web page.
Good luck! If you have comments or suggestions, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org