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2016 National Election
by Glen Bencivengo, Elaine Goldman, Elizabeth Pachella - Last Updated Aug 9, 2016
This libguide will provide information and websites concerning the 2016 national presidential election
Aging
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 28, 2016
This Guide is designed to support SO 107, The Sociology of Aging.
Alice Walker
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated May 10, 2016
The author of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, "The Color Purple", Alice Walker is a novelist, poet, short story writer, essayist and social activist.
Appreciation of Music
by Glen Bencivengo, Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Sep 6, 2016
This LibGuide is designed to support MU 106, Appreciation of Music. It will concentrate on sources of biographical information for composers, as well as audio-visual sources for vocal and orchestral music.
Bullying
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jul 31, 2015
Bullying is the use of aggression, often repeatedly, on another person, usually a student. It can be in person, or on social media. It can lead to tragic results if not curtailed.
Capital Punishment/Death Penalty
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 28, 2016
Capital punishment remains a controversial issue in the United States. While several states do not have the death penalty, most still do
Career Research
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Nov 17, 2016
Charles Dickens
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Oct 25, 2016
Charles Dickens was England's greatest Victorian author, whose many books are read today and admired for their depth of character and description of Victorian life.
Charter Schools
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Aug 7, 2015
There is debate over the value and effectiveness of charger schools. This libguide will provide information about this debate.
Citing Your Sources
by Elaine Goldman, Ken Karol - Last Updated Nov 1, 2016
This guide contains information on citation best practices as well as brief citation guides for both MLA and APA styles.
Copyright & Education
by PCCC Library - Last Updated Jul 15, 2014
A resource for faculty, librarians, and students.
Countries and Cultures
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Jul 25, 2016
Cultural Competency in Healthcare
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Sep 16, 2016
DE 020:Research Guide
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Oct 17, 2016
Death and Dying
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 28, 2016
This LibGuide is designed to supplement but NOT replace the LibGuide written by the professor teaching SO 205 "Death and Dying"
Digital Media Resources
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Jul 7, 2016
Library resources to support the Digital Media program
Disease Research Guide
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Jun 7, 2016
Earth Day
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Jun 16, 2016
Celebrate Earth Day!
EasyBib
by Ken Karol - Last Updated Sep 1, 2016
eBooks Guide
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Dec 22, 2015
How to locate and download e-books
Edgar Allan Poe
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Sep 22, 2016
Edgar Allan Poe is best known for his tales of horror, his detective stories and for his poetry, especially the poem "The Raven."
Edith Wharton
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Sep 6, 2016
The product of affluent New York City society, Edith Wharton was a prolific writer whose novels such as "The Age of Innocence" were critical of restrictive social conventions. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1921.
Emily Dickinson
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Feb 2, 2016
One of the most gifted poets in American literature, Emily Dickinson ( 1830-1886) wrote over 1,700 poems dealing with nature, love, friendship and the puzzling aspects of life and death.
EN 101:Research Guide
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Oct 7, 2016
EN 102:Research Guide
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated May 20, 2016
Ernest Hemingway
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 30, 2015
One of America's most influential 20th Century writers, Ernest Hemingway produced a body of work that continues to be read by scholars, students and everyone who loves fine literature.
Eudora Welty
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Sep 6, 2016
Eudora Welty was a Pulitzer Prize winning novelist and short story writer whose carefully crafted stories of Southern small town life have universal appeal.
Eugene O'Neill
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Nov 10, 2016
One of America's most important playwrights, Eugene O'Neill earned four Pulitzer Prizes and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1936. His masterpiece is "Long Day's Journey into Night."
Evaluating Sources
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Nov 22, 2016
Exercise Science Resources
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Mar 10, 2016
F. Scott Fitzgerald
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 28, 2016
The author of four completed novels and numerous short stoires, F. Scott Fitzgerald is considered one of America's greatest twentieth century writers.
Fire Science Resources
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Apr 6, 2016
Library resources to support the Fire Science program
Flannery O'Connor
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 28, 2016
Born in 1925, Flannery O'Connor is a respected novelist and short story writer. She died in 1964.
Food and Nutrition Resources
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Feb 18, 2016
For Faculty: Assignment Alert Form
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Mar 17, 2015
Faculty: Alert librarians to new research assignments so we can better help the students!
Freedom of Speech
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2015
Freedom of Speech is considered a fundamental right in the United States and speech is protected by the First Amendment. There are, however, certain limitations.
Global Warming/Climate Change
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Aug 5, 2015
The issues of global warming and climate change are controversial. This libguide will provide sources and information on these current important topics.
Google 101
by PCCC Libguides - Last Updated Jun 3, 2015
A guide to using Google search and other Google tools
Government and the Internet
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Aug 26, 2015
The Internet is an important information source for many people. Questions arise about whether it should be controlled by the power of government. This libguide will provide sources to study this issue.
Group Dynamics Research
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Oct 15, 2016
Harlem Renaissance
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Sep 4, 2015
The Harlem Renaissance was a rich cultural movement that mainly took place in Harlem New York from about 1918 to the mid 30's. During that time, it was known as the "New Negro Movement."
Henry David Thoreau
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Sep 30, 2016
The author of "Walden" and "Civil Disobedience" as well as other works, Henry D. Thoreau is one of America's most respected writers-an eccentric individualist whose essays and books are widely read today.
Herman Melville
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jan 12, 2016
The author of "Moby-Dick" and other novels and poetry, Herman Melville is considered one of America's most important writers.
Heroin
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jul 15, 2015
This Libguide will provide information on widespread use of heroin in the United States. PCCC books, articles and websites will be included.
Historical Jesus
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
The objective of this LibGuide is to introduce the student to the complex subject of "The Historical Jesus." Scholars and others hold strong views on this topic. There is debate about the personality and beliefs of Jesus, as this Guide will illustrate
Historical Research Methods
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
Doing historical research and writing term papers can be challenging. This guide will provide some tips one how to write an excellent paper.
Homeland Security
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
In this time of danger from terrorism, the United States has taken steps to protect its citizens. "Homeland Security" is the blanket term for this effort
HS 209: Drugs, Society and Human Behavior
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
The purpose of this Libguide is to support HS 209: Drugs, Society and Human Behavior
HS 210 Counseling and Treatment of Addictions
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
This Libguide will provide information to assist students taking HS 210
Immigration Reform
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
Immigration reform is a politically charged topic. This Libguide will provide information to the student wishing to learn and write about this issue.
Information Literacy
by Ken Karol - Last Updated Aug 4, 2015
Information about Information Literacy initiatives at PCCC, as well as a "how to" guide for faculty creating Info Lit assignments
Integrity and Justice
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
The PCCC library has books that will elucidate the concepts of integrity and justice. Database searching is not fruitful for the broad concepts of justice and intergrity
Introduction to Political Science
by Glen Bencivengo, Elizabeth Pachella - Last Updated Aug 25, 2016
Political science is the study of politics, voting behavior, the nature of government and its institutions, political theory and the exercise of political power.
J.D.Salinger
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 13, 2016
The author of "Catcher in the Rye" and other stories, J.D. Salinger is still considered a major writer despite his slim output and reclusive lifestyle. He died in 2010.
Jack Kerouac
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Mar 22, 2016
One of the early members of the "Beat Generation",Jack Kerouac is the author of "On the Road' and other seminal books and poems. His works remain in print and are widely read today.
Jack London
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Apr 1, 2016
Writer, sailor, ranch owner and socialist, Jack London was a widely read author who led a brief, yet fascinating life.
James Baldwin
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Mar 23, 2016
Essayist, novelist, activist and playwright, James Baldwin has left an indelible mark on American literature
John Steinbeck
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Mar 10, 2016
Born in 1902, John Steinbeck is the author of many books, such as The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men and East of Eden. He died in 1968. He won the Nobel Prize in 1962
John Updike
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated May 19, 2016
John Updike was the author of novels, short stories, poetry and critical essays. He wrote about the tribulations of middle class Americans and their search for salvation.
Jorge Luis Borges
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jan 30, 2016
Not widely known outside his native Argentina until the 1960's, Jorge Borges is regarded as a major writer of poetry, essays and fantastic, complex stories and as a major influence on many authors, such as Garcia Marquez, Donald Barthelme and John Barth
Joyce Carol Oates
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Sep 14, 2015
One of the most prolific current American writers, Joyce Carol Oates has published novels, short stories, essays and plays exploring major issues of American culture.
Junot Diaz
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Aug 22, 2016
The author of "The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao"
Kate Chopin
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
Kate Chopin, who died in 1904, is a respected novelist and short story writer. Ahead of her time, she wrote frankly about the status of women, sexuality, racism and adultery.
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Apr 23, 2016
A participant of World War Two, Vonnegut's tragic, yet humorous view of life was shaped by his experiences. He used science fiction to comment on the absurdities of modern life. His most famous novel is "Slaughterhouse-Five."
Langston Hughes
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 2, 2016
Langston Hughes was a well known American poet, novelist and playwright whose contributions to American literature and arts remain significant.
Library of Congress Classification
by PCCC Library - Last Updated Jul 15, 2014
Shelf-reading tutorial.
Library Research
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
Marie Curie
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Nov 3, 2015
Born Marie Sklodowska in Poland in 1867, Marie Curie was the winner of two Nobel Prizes for her groundbreaking work in physics and chemistry. She died in 1934
Mark Twain
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
S.L. Clemens aka Mark Twain is perhaps one of America's best known writers. A product of the Midwest and the Mississippi River, Twain wrote such great novels as Tom Sawyer and of course Huckleberry Finn.
Maya Angelou
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Apr 1, 2016
Poet, autobiographer, director, college professor and speaker, Maya Angelou led a rich and meaningful life.
Medical Ethics Research
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Apr 27, 2016
Microbiology Resources
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Aug 5, 2016
Nathaniel Hawthorne
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Dec 19, 2015
Nathaniel Hawthorne is one of the most important writers of American Letters. His short stories, tales and novels, especially "The Scarlet Letter" are considered classics. His themes dealt with guilt, sin, punishment and atonement.
Near Death Experiences (NDE)
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
Some individuals who have nearly died or who are considered clinically dead report traveling through a tunnel, approaching a light and seeing deceased beings.
Nursing Resources
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Dec 4, 2016
Nutrition Resources
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated May 11, 2016
Resources to support SC 103, Nutrition Course
NYTimes.com Academic
by Ken Karol, James Wallace - Last Updated Oct 28, 2015
All PCCC users have unlimited access to the New York Times online.
O.Henry ( William Sydney Porter)
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Nov 30, 2016
O.Henry was a popular short story writer during the early twentieth century in the United States. He was known for writing stories set in New York City. He excelled in irony and surprise endings. His stories are still popular today.
Obesity
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
This Libguide will provide resources dealing with the issue of obesity in the United States
Philip Roth
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated May 26, 2016
The recipient of numerous literary awards, Philip Roth is one of America's most esteemed writers, with numerous novels and short stories to his credit.
PL101 Political Science
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 30, 2015
This course explores the rudiments of political science, the branches of government, political theory, ideologies, behavior, and socialization, and totalitarianism.
Politics and Business
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 30, 2015
The Libguide will provide books, articles from databases, websites and a video about the general topic of business and politics
Presentation Toolkit - Finding images and media
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Aug 31, 2016
Guidance on finding and using images, sound, video and other media from the Net, to avoid plagiarism and copyright infringement
Public Health Resources
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Oct 4, 2016
RA 208 Ethics and Law in Radiologic Sciences -- Guide to Resources
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Jun 11, 2015
A guide to information resources to aid in understanding, describing and supporting ethical issues in the radiologic sciences.
RA200 (Radiation Biology) Radiation Protection Journal Club
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Jun 6, 2016
A guide to searching and understanding Library databases to locate research based, professional and peer-reviewed journal articles that meet RA200 Journal Club objectives.
Rachel Carson
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jan 21, 2016
A world renowned biologist and ecologist, Rachel Carson is credited with beginning the environmental movement with the publication of Silent Spring.
Raymond Carver
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Oct 17, 2015
Born in 1938 to working class parents, Raymond Carver is best known for his short stories, a literary form that he helped revitalize. He died at the age of 50 of lung cancer.
Religious Freedom
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
Religious freedom is a fundamental right in the United States. This right has been and will continue to be litigated in the courts
Robert Frost
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Nov 3, 2016
Robert Frost was an American poet who won the Pulitzer Prize four times. His poems deal with rural life and often involve complex themes such as the nature of existence.
Salem Village Witch Trials
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Oct 31, 2016
Between 1692 and 1693, the people of Salem Village experienced panic over witchcraft. 20 people were executed and more than 200 accused of being witches
Same Sex/Gay Marriage
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Sep 4, 2015
The United States Supreme Court ruled that same sex marriages are legal in the United States. This ruling is controversial.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Nov 20, 2015
Poet, essayist, philosopher and critic, Samuel Coleridge (1772-1834) is considered one of the most important English Romantic poets. His poem " The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" is one of the greatest in English literature.
Search and Seizure Law
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
This Libguide will concentrate on the rights individuals have under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution
Searching for a Healthier You!
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Mar 9, 2016
How to search for health information. In support of PCCC Wellness Day
Sherwood Anderson
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Dec 16, 2015
Born in 1876 into a large struggling family, Sherwood Anderson's masterpiece is "Winesburg, Ohio," published in 1919
Sign Language Resources
by Glen Bencivengo, Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Nov 17, 2016
Sociology Research
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Oct 20, 2016
Stock market assignment
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Nov 29, 2016
Terrorism
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 30, 2015
Passaic County Community College Library is an excellent resource for students searching for information about terrorism. This LibGuide will cover books ( in various formats), databases and websites.
The American Civil War
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
The Civil War was a defining moment in American History. This LibGuide will cover books, websites and videos.
The American Progressive Movement
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
During the first two decades of the 20th century, a diverse group of Americans believed that reform was necessary as the country became more urbanized and diverse
The American Revolutionary War
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
The American Revolutionary War lasted from 1775 to 1781. The Treaty of Paris was signed in 1783. This LibGuide will cover books, databases and other sources dealing with the war and its aftermath.
The Dead Sea Scrolls
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 29, 2016
First discovered in 1947, The Dead Sea Scrolls have provided invaluable information about the Essenes and early Christian beliefs
The French and Indian War
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 30, 2016
Winston Churchill called the French and Indian War ( also called The Seven Years War) the first "world war." This guide will be about the causes, battles, personalities and final outcome of the war for the control of North America
The Great Depression
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 30, 2016
This LibGuide will list books, websites and other sources covering the years from 1929 to 1941, a period of severe economic hardship for many Americans
The Industrial Revolution
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 30, 2016
While some historians are hesitant to call the technological and social changes that occured in England in the late 18th century as a revolution, these changes did indeed transform Europe and the world.
The Kite Runner
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated May 18, 2016
The New Deal
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 30, 2016
In July 1932 in a nomination acceptance speech, Franklin D. Roosevelt pledged himself to a New Deal for the American people. This Guide will cover material which will be of help in finding information about this important period in American history
The Patriot Act
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 30, 2016
Passed by Congress in response to the September 11, 2001 attacks, the Patriot Act gives the Federal government more power to track and intercept communications.
The Underground Railroad
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 30, 2015
The Underground Railroad was a complex secret network of routes, safe houses and individuals who helped antebellum slaves escape to freedom
The Vietnam War
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 30, 2016
During the 1960's and early 70's, the United States fought a war in Southeast Asia. In 1958, Communist led fighters began to battle the South Vietnamese government. The war escalated and by 1968, there were over 500,000 American troops in Vietnam
The War of 1812
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 30, 2016
The military conflict between the United States and Great Britain started in June 1812 and ended in February, 1815. While there were no boundaries changes, it resolved some issues that were of great concern to Americans
Thomas Wolfe
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jul 28, 2016
Thomas Wolfe is best known for his autobiographical novels, "Look Homeward,Angel, "Of Time and the River," "The Web and the Rock", and "You Can't Go Home Again."
Toni Morrison
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Apr 1, 2016
Awarded the Nobel Prize for Fiction in 1993, Toni Morrison is one of America's leading novelists whose books are widely read and admired.
Topic: American Identity and Community
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Jun 13, 2016
Resources for research papers.
Topic: Dominican Republic
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Jun 21, 2016
Resources for research papers on this country.
Topic: Family Relationships
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Oct 18, 2016
Resources for research papers on this theme.
Topic: Friendship
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Jun 9, 2016
Resources for research papers on this theme.
Topic: Future Challenges
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Nov 25, 2015
Topic: Honesty and Dishonesty
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Feb 12, 2016
Topic: Immigrant Experience
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Jun 9, 2016
Resources for research papers on this theme.
Topic: Social Acceptance and Identity
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Oct 18, 2016
Resources for research papers on this theme.
Topic: Social Justice
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Mar 30, 2016
Topic: Technology and Society
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Jun 6, 2016
Topic: Virtual Worlds
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Nov 25, 2015
Viewpoints on Advertising to Children
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Mar 21, 2016
Viewpoints on Alternative Medicine
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Mar 21, 2016
Viewpoints on Genetic Engineering
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Mar 21, 2016
Viewpoints on Gun Control
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Jun 6, 2016
Viewpoints on Minimum Wage
by Elaine Goldman - Last Updated Mar 21, 2016
Virginia Woolf
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Nov 4, 2015
Widely regarded as one of the most innovative and important writers of the twentieth century, Virginia Woolf was a novelist, essayist and literary critic who was born in 1882 and died in 1941
Walt Whitman
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Feb 12, 2016
Author of "Leaves of Grass," Walt Whitman is regarded as one of America's greatest 19th century poets. His collection of poems continues to be widely read and studied.
Willa Cather
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Dec 4, 2015
The author of "My Antonia" and "Death Comes for the Archbishop", Willa Cather celebrated the values, people and landscape of the American Midwest and Southwest.
William Faulkner
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Mar 15, 2016
Born in 1897, William Faulkner is one of America's most important twentieth-century writers. While born and raised in the South, his themes are universal.
World War I " The Great War"
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated Jun 30, 2016
World War One, also called "The Great War" caused the death of millions of soldiers and civilians. Technological advances led to massive deaths and destruction. Entire generations of young men were slaugthered.
Zora Neale Hurston
by Glen Bencivengo - Last Updated May 10, 2016
Novelist, short story writer, essayist, folklorist and anthropologist, Zora Neale Hurston was a major writer of the first part of the 20th Century, all but forgotten until years after her death in 1960.
 

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