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American Indian Resources and Sherman Alexie's Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian: Books

A library research guide created for Michelle Gonzales' English 105 (Puente Program) class.

Books in the LPC Library

The list of books on this page are just a sampling of what is available in the LPC Library. 

Use the Library Catalog to search for other titles in LPC collections. 

Search for books, articles and more Search with WorldCat

Advanced Search

Sample Search Terms:

  • American Indian
  • Native American
  • Tribal Casino
  • Indian Reservation

Call Numbers

The LPC Library, like most academic libraries, uses the Library of Congress classification system (LC). 

The following general call numbers/areas of the library are suggested for American Indian related research:

E-U.S. History

PS-American Literature

You might also see other call numbers depending on the subject area.  Ask a librarian for assistance.

Search Local Libraries

Chabot Library Catalog

  • Request books from Chabot for Tues/Thurs delivery

CSU, East Bay 

  • Students with valid LPC IDs may check out books from CSUEB

LINK+

  • A consortium of over 40 CA and NV academic and public libraries
  • Free, available through Livermore Public, Alameda County, and Pleasanton Public Libraries
  • What is LINK+?

MELVYL

  • UC Libraries
  • Plan weeks ahead for any interlibrary loan requests

DVDs

Selected Book Titles

This is just a sample list of titles available from the Las Positas College Library. 

Use the library's catalog to locate additional titles. 

Books can be checked out using your LPC or Chabot student ID.

E-Books

This is just a sample list of e-book titles available from the Las Positas College Library. 

Use the library's catalog to locate additional titles. 

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