Research Help

The Library can help you with your research! You can Ask a Librarian for help or help yourself through the CoastlineLIBRARY YouTube channel, the Library Workshops in Canvas (coming soon), or the links below.

Citation Help

Plagiarism Help

  • Take the Avoiding Plagiarism Library Workshop at Coastline!

    Avoiding Plagiarism Library Workshop Directions for self-enrollment:

    • Click this link to Self-enroll in the CCCNB Library Workshops. It helps to click this link if you are already logged into Canvas. The Library Workshop will show up as a course.

    • Follow the directions in the Library Workshop and complete all five sections of the workshop with 80% or higher to earn a Certificate of Completion by your class deadline. The whole workshop should take about an hour to complete.

    • QUESTIONS? Contact the Coastline Library at library@coastline.edu or call / text 714.696.1573

  • Avoiding Plagiarism - Northwestern University

  • Citation Help (see above)

Turnitin Video Tutorials:

Research Help

CoastlineLibrary on YouTube

Libraries in Orange County for Coastline Students

Coastline students with a current student ID may use the general library collections (not textbooks) at the following Community College Libraries in Orange County:

Students may also use the Library at Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) with a current student ID.

Orange County Public Library has 33 branch libraries across Orange County that students and can use to study, check out books, use computers, print and more!

VIDEO: What's the difference between Academic and Public Libraries?

eBook Collections: FREE

(Remember you have access to ebooks, journals, magazines, and newspapers through the Coastline Library ARTICLE DATABASES & EBOOKS if you are a Coastline student or employee.)

Office 365 for Students

Congratulations! As a student at Coastline Community College you are entitled to a free subscription to Office 365. Share and co-edit your schoolwork using Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote in real time—anywhere, any time, on any device. With 1 TB of OneDrive storage, you can keep all your work online for easy access. As an added benefit, you may install Office 2016 on your personal computer (Mac and Windows) and mobile device (iOS and Android) to work locally or when you are disconnected from the internet. You can install Office on as many as 5 devices.

To access Office 365 go to the Microsoft Online website. Enter your college-issued email address (e.g. jdoe1@student.cccd.edu) and the same password used when accessing computer labs on campus (not your MyCCC password).

For password assistance, please contact the Coast District IT Service Desk at 714.438.8111 or itservicedesk@cccd.edu

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