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									  Los Angeles
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  Mission College Library
  http://www.lamission.edu/library/




College Information

Use the following terms to find information on college planning and colleges in the library
catalog, www, and online databases. We provided examples of a few reference books,
circulating books, e-books and websites to help get you started.


Terminology

       •   College Applications
       •   College Majors
       •   Community Colleges
       •   Universities and Colleges


Books     (Library Catalog)
   •   Point your browser to the Library Home Page,
       http:/www.lamission.edu/library/
   •   Select Library Catalog.


   Reference Books

       2 year colleges                                          REF   L901 .P448 2005
       4 year colleges                                          REF   L901 .P447 2005
       The college blue book. Distance learning programs        REF   LC5805 .C65 2004
       The Insiders' guide to the colleges                      REF   L901 .I54 1999
       Quick guide to college majors and careers                REF   LB2361.5 .S53 2002



   E-Books     (netLibrary)
       •   To use netLibrary from your home computer, you must first set up a netLibrary account
           on a computer at Mission College.
       •   Point your browser to the Library Resources page,
           http:/www.lamission.edu/library/resources.html
       •   Select NetLibrary.

       Barron's profiles of American colleges 2001                                    2000
       College majors handbook with real career paths and payoffs: the actual jobs,   2004
       earnings, and trends for graduates of 60 college majors
Library Databases

The following Mission College Library online databases may contain material relevant to college
planning and colleges. You must be a student or staff member of Los Angeles Mission College to
use the databases off campus. User Names and passwords for off campus access to databases are
available at the Reference Desk in the Library.

       EBSCOhost MasterFILE Premier
       Provides full text for more than 2,000 general periodicals covering a broad range of topics
          • Point your browser to the Library Home Page,
              http:/www.lamission.edu/library/
          • Select Library Resources
          • Select EBSCOhost



College Information on the Web

   •   Mapping your Future
       http://mapping-your-future.org
       Selecting a school, paying for college, planning a career, and much more.

   •   Send your Child to College: The Internet Guide for Parents
       http://www.guideforparents.com/
       A comprehensive source for information about selecting, applying and paying for college.
       Includes a Guide to Mega-sites on college admission and financial aid.

   •   College View
       http://www.collegeview.com
       An online database of 3,500 colleges with virtual tours
       plus resources to help you through the financial aid process

   •   Title IV Institution Codes
       http://www.finaid.org/fafsa/tiv.phtml
       Look up college institution codes.

Find College Information Using Web Subject Directories

       Librarian’s Index to the Internet
       http://lii.org/
       • Select Society & Social Science
       • Select Education
       • Select College and University Education


Counseling Office at Los Angeles Mission College

       http://www.lamission.edu/counseling/
       Phone Number: 818-364-7655




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