English 001a (Healthy Lifestyle (Transue) Matthews: Home

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 What else does the Library have to offer???


          Books, DVDs, CDs, Video Streaming

          40,000 E-Books accessed from the Library Catalog

          23 article databases and over 5,000 journals, magazines, and newspapers.

Makerspace! Groups doing class-related activities such as poster projects, craft-related projects, or active group-study sessions can use this room. Reserve it up to a week in advance. The library holds events there too. (Capacity 12)

Need a Textbook to read?

Find out what textbooks we have by using the library catalog (check under “reserves”) or by asking us!

Our textbooks are at the center desk in the library that we call the “circulation” desk.

          You can use them for 2 hours in the library.


Welcome to the Chabot College Library guide to Professor Transue's English 001A.

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To contact me, Email me at jmatthews@chabotcollege.edu.  My office is in 117.

Home Access the Library for Books, Articles, and more

To access the databases from off campus, you must log-in with a W ID and your password. Your password is the same as your Canvas or Blackboard password. Your password is first two letters of your first name, the first two letters of your last name and the last four digits of your W ID.

For example:

Benjamin Franklin W ID= W12345678

Mr. Franklin's password would be befr5678

Computers in the Library and to take Home!

In the Library: 107 PC Computers and 1 MAC with two connected to a scanner in the student computing lab in the Mezzanine (the second floor of the library)

To Take Home for up to 3 days: 36 Apple MacBooks and 11 HP laptop computers with wireless network connection.

Students must sign a Borrower’s Liability Agreement each time they check out a laptop.


Hours for Fall 2018

REMINDER:  You MUST have your Student ID card when checking out books.

Fall Hours 8/20-12/21

Regular hours are as follows.  Note Exceptions Listed below.

Monday 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Exceptions: September 1, 3, 7, November 11 and 21-24.