This guide is designed to help you with the research assignment for Professor Gerard's English 40A Survey of American Literature class. The guide contains library databases and other resources to assist you with your research. The video below is an introduction on the resources in this guide and how to navigate them.
If you have any questions or need help researching a topic, we have in-person and online options for you.
The MPC Library is open from 8am-7pm Monday through Thursday, 8am-2pm on Friday, and 10am-2pm on Saturday and there is a reference librarian to help you at the MPC Library Reference Desk when we are open.
Online, you can go to the MPC Library homepage at www.mpc.edu/library where we have Online Library Help and reference chat to help you. The reference hours for online chat reference are 10am - 3pm and 4pm-7pm Monday through Thursday and 10am-2pm on Friday and Saturday.