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Culture Studies for Distance Education: Finding Books

Book Options for Distance Education Students

Too far away to visit Cincinnati State's main campus to pick up books? You still have options!

  • All Students have access to full-text e-books (& academic articles!) that can be accessed 24/7 with a 7 digit Cincinnati State college ID.
  • Ohio Students can use OhioLINK's "pick-up anywhere" option & their Cincinnati State 7 digit ID to have books delivered to their preferred OhioLINK library, or to check out books from any OhioLINK library. Is a public library closer? You may be able to use your public library card to have OhioLINK books delivered to the library you use. Browse the list & interactive map of OhioLINK libraries to find one close to you.
  • Out-of-State Students who prefer not to use e-books should check with their closest public library or state subsidized college library to obtain borrowing privileges.

Find Books in BLINK

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Call Number Ranges

Generally, books related to Culture Studies will be found in the 301 range, but can be found throughout the 300's, including the following:

  • 300's Social sciences
  • 301's Sociology and Anthropology
  • 302's Social Interactions
  • 303's Social Processes
  • 304's Factors affecting social behaviors
  • 305's Social groups
  • 306's Culture and institutions
  • 307's Communities

Library of Congress (Most OhioLINK)
Most academic libraries in OhioLINK use a different classification system that is based on a combination of letters & numbers. Books specifically dealing with Sociology will usually be found in the HM's, but may be found throughout the entire range of H's.

Find E-Books

At Cincinnati State, you have access to over 100,000 e-books via the databases listed below. You will need to enter your name & 7 digit College ID to connect to these resources from off-campus. Not sure what your ID number is? Go to MYCSTATE & use the link for "Look Up Username/Reset Your Cincinnati State Password" to retrieve it. Watch our "Looking Up Your College ID" video for more instructions.

Watch & Learn: Finding Books

Follow the Step-by-Step Tutorial or watch the video below.

Problems viewing? Watch it on YouTube.

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