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Learning Center Library Guide

Finding Books - Search OWL

Search OWL (Oakton's Whole Library)

Use the OWL link!
You can search for books, ebooks, articles, and more.

Searching for books in the Library's Catalog

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Search over 100,000 books in the Library's Catalog and books from 127 Illinois college and university libraries in the I-Share Catalog.

Finding Facts in Oakton's Online Reference Collection

Oakton College's Library maintains a large electronic and print collection of reference materials providing factual information or directing students to further sources. Such materials include, but are not limited to: encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs, atlases, handbooks, directories, style manuals, and bibliographies.  Below are databases for locating facts.

Use your myOakton user name and password to open these resources.

Credo Reference

Facts on File - Infobase databases