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Library information sources go through a review process.
Librarians select books, magazines, journals, databases, and websites that they consider reliable, historically relevant, and valuable.
Most library information sources are provided by OC at no cost to users.
The Beam Library's resources are available for students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Library information sources are organized.
Items are organized so you can find all the sources on a topic. For example, when you search for a book in the Beam Library you will get a call number. The books shelved near the call number will cover a similar topic.
Library information sources are meant to be kept permanently.
Not only can you find current information, you can also find books that are no longer published and older issues of periodicals.
Library information sources come with personal assistance.
The Beam Library has reference staff who can answer any questions you may have about the library or its resources.