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Research

Resources for Academic Research

Research Instruction

Research Instruction

The Library offers online, in-person and for-credit options to build your research skills using the Library resources available to you.

Research Instruction

Research Appointment

Sign up for an appointment. You may make an appointment up to two weeks in advance.

Research Appointments

Databases

Databases

Journals, magazines, newspapers, ebooks, films, and other sources are available online any time. You can access the Los Rios Databases from anywhere you have an Internet connection.

Databases

Research Guides

Research Guides

Online research guides will help you get started on your next assignment. Browse the guides by subject, course, or instructor to find recommended research strategies, books, databases, websites, and more.

Research Guides

PILOT Tutorials

PILOT Tutorials

Our Canvas-based Path to Information Literacy Online Tutorials (PILOT) will help you gain insight into the research process, develop effective research strategies, and become familiar with the Library’s primary research tool, OneSearch.

PILOT Tutorials

Citation Help

Citation Help

MLA, APA, Chicago, and NLM style guides are available to help you accurately document your research.

Citation Help

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan

When we don’t have an item, we’ll try to get it for you.

Interlibrary Loan

Special Collections

Special Collections

Special Collections collects records of the college, unique local artifacts, and other materials documenting the history of the college and surrounding area, and makes them available to the college community and external researchers.

Special Collections

Contact

Hours

Summer Session

Monday to Thursday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Library Daily Hours

Location

Learning Resource Center, 2nd and 3rd Floors
3835 Freeport Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95822