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Welcome to the Erickson Library's Science subject guide. You'll find tabs at the top that will lead you to additional information with print and online resources.

The Erickson Library is here to help you find credible and reliable information. Please feel free to call or email with any of your research questions!

Science Background Information

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Science Subjects

There are many eBooks available on various science topics. Here are a several keywords that will help start a broad search:

Earth Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Life Sciences
Physical Sciences
Political Science
Social Sciences


Science Databases

Keyword Search Tips

1. Break down your topic into smaller concepts and identify synonyms
2. Use and to combine keywords
3. Use or to expand your results
4. Use "quotation marks"  to search keywords as a phrase
5. Use an asterisk* to search multiple endings


Science OERs

Below are links to collections of OERs in various science disciplines. These OERs are a project of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges

What is an OER?