Citizenship Information Research Guide
U.S. and Illinois Constitution Study Guide online
This book is also available in the Reference and General circulating collections: call number - KFI 1602 .Z 9 C 66 2000. The Spanish - language edition is at call number KFI 1602 .Z 9 S 877 2000. It is the book recommended by C.O.D. for the Citizenship test.
Other Constitution/Government study guides can be found in the General circulating collection at these call numbers: JA 88 .U 6; and KF 4528;
Other Citizenship/Naturalization study guides can be found in the General circulating collection at these call numbers: JK 1758; and KF 4710.
Basic Governing Principles of the U.S. Constitution.
Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids, Citizenship.
Citizenship Study Materials from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Como hacerse ciudadano americano : en español-inglés : ciudadanía, gobierno americano, historia de América primitiva, inmigración, naturalización
How Our Laws are Made in the National Government.
Enactment of a Federal Law.
Learn about the United States:
quick civics lessons.
Naturalization Self Test.
Welcome to the United States: A Guide for New Immigrants.
This is an online guide to information about the government and culture of the U.S. It is available in several languages.
Other C.O.D. Resources
Assessment and Testing Center in Berg Instructional Center, room 150.
Learning Express Library contains online practice tests, the U.S. Citizenship test is at the bottom of the list on the right side of the screen (a C.O.D. Library card needed for off-campus access to this database).
Helpful C.O.D. Library Research Guides: ABE & GED Basic Resources, Constitution, Government, Immigration Debate Issue, Political Science
Citizenship: A Bilingual Overview of United States History and Government [In Hindi, Mandarin, Polish and Spanish languages.] General Collection JK 1758 .C 582.
Citizenship: Success at your INS Interview
Citizenship: U.S. History and Government.
Video Guide to the Citizenship Test.
Other Books about Citizenship
Look in the following catalogs for government publications, books,
videos, Internet sites, maps, and other types of audiovisual items:
Outline of the Library of Congress Classification System (what C.O.D. uses to shelve its books).
Some appropriate reference books are also included with each
section of Internet sites listed below.
You must have a valid College of DuPage library
card to access the electronic indexes and databases from off-campus.
- Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost) (1990-present) Magazines and journals.
- Blackwell Synergy. This is an index of articles published in journals that are printed by the Blackwell company. A wide variety of topics and journals are covered, but you only get bibliographic citations, no full-text articles. You can select a particular subject area to search in, or you can select a specific journal to search in by clicking on the broad subject, then selecting a small subject area from that next page, then selecting the particular journal title on the third page. You can move through the categories by clicking on the plus sign [+] to the left of the category name.
Researcher (Nov. 1991-present).Full-text articles covering
topics of current interest and controversy.
- Expanded Academic Index (1980-present).2500 magazines and
- FindArticles.com. Citations to millions of journal articles, and some will have free full-text articles that you can read..
- The Free Library. A database of free magazine and journal articles.
- Google Scholar. This provides access to many free full-text articles, as well as citations to many other articles.
- IngentaConnect. This is an index to millions of journal articles, book chapters, reports, and more. Most are not available as full-text online items.
New York Times
(ProQuest) (1980's-present).Full-text of four major national
newspapers including the New York Times.
- Open Access Journals Directory (free full-text journal articles)
Wall Street Journal
SelectPlus (1994-present).Full-text of 400+ periodicals
covering a wide range of topics
- More C.O.D. Library journal and newspaper article databases.
Does the C.O.D. Library own the journal that I need?
of the Difference between Journals and Magazines
to Read a Research Study Article.
Illinois Information Sources
The Library can obtain copies of articles or books from other libraries
for you. Inquire at the Reference Desk. You may also consult journal
title lists from other libraries in the area.
Reference Desk: (630) 942-3364
Dan Blewett, Reference Librarian
(630) 942-2279, FAX (630) 858-8757
Office: SRC 3035