The Mesa College Library provides access to an extensive collection of print and online books and journals.
The Library's book collection includes over 100,000 print books, over 30,000 online books, and over 17,000 print and online magazines, scholarly journals, and newspapers.
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Where Do I Start?
While you may be tempted to start your research with Google, this may not be the most efficient or effective way to do academic research. Anybody can post anything on the Internet. The Library's books and online databases are carefully selected for the quality of their content with the online resources being available to Mesa students 24/7 from any computer with Internet access. Most of the Library's online books, journals and newspapers are not available on the open Web.
Take a look at the Mesa Library website for access to the Library's collections and use the resources in this research guide to find materials specific to your speech and communication projects.
How does off-campus access work?
Off-campus access is available to Mesa College students, faculty, and staff. For access to the Library's subscription databases and electronic books, begin at the Mesa College Library Home Page
Electronic Books are listed in the Library Catalog
Electronic Journals, Newspapers, and Reference Resources are accessible by clicking on the "Articles and Reference Databases" link.
When you click on the database or ebook link, you will be prompted for your CSID and your last name.
Problems or questions? Contact the Library Reference Desk at 619 388-2660.