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WR121 - Composition I

A guide to doing research for WR121 at Chemeketa Community College

The Chemeketa Library is a Student Service

Welcome to the Chemeketa Community College Library.

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Things to do in the library...

Chat with a Librarian Online or at the Reference Desk

Visit the Ask A Librarian page to get assistance via email or chat. Librarians can help with library searches, finding and accessing electronic or print resources, or any other research need. 

Access Resources Online

Electronic items make up the bulk of the library collection. You have access to thousands of articles, eBooks, news sources, media, and other resources in electronic format. Start with a Primo Library Search or choose a Database and start searching. You will be prompted to log in with your Chemeketa username and password to access items online. 

Borrow Books and Textbooks 

Students may find and request books using Primo Library Search. When requesting the book, indicate the desired pick-up location (e.g. Salem Campus, YVC, Polk Center) or follow instructions for having items mailed. For information on borrowing textbooks, visit our College Lending Library guide.  

Find Research Guides

The Library Research Guides provide support for Chemeketa courses, subjects areas, and specific research skill topics such as citing sources, evaluating sources, using article databases, and finding statistics.

Bring Your Student ID

Your Chemeketa Student ID is important because you use it to:

  • Log on to computers
  • Print
  • Check out materials
  • Borrow textbooks that are on Reserve

Instructions for obtaining your Virtual ID

If you don't have a smartphone, visit Public Safety at Building 2, Rm 173 on the Salem Campus, or Building 1 main desk on the Yamhill campus. The card is free. They will take your picture and make the card while you wait.