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Social Studies Subject Guide: American Studies



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How to Get a Multnomah County Library Card

In addition to our own books and databases, the public library offers dozens of databases, and thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming music that you may access using the barcode on the front of your shiny new library card. Having a library card is the first step in becoming a power user.  You'll have access to hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of research materials. 

(a field trip with History students to Multnomah County Public Library)

Upper division students will benefit from having a Multnomah County Library card as they begin to do more serious research, and begin to use a broader range of academic databases beyond the holdings of Catlin Gabel's library.  Click here to get started:

Plan ahead, as you need to visit one of the public library's branches to obtain a card.  

You don't need to live in Multnomah County to be eligible.  Click here to find out whether you are able to obtain a card.

What Are Databases?

Your US Librarian

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Sue Phillips
Upper School Library
503.297.1894 x4550 (circulation desk); (503)297-1894 x4100 (voicemail)