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English 201A: English Composition: Cuesta Library Search

This guide connects English 201A students with resources that will be useful for succeeding in this class.

Refine your search

In FirstSearch, the left panel allows you to refine and narrow your search results by content, format, year, etc. Use these options to find Peer Reviewed and Full Text content, as well as limiting by date or location.



Exploring Cuesta Library Search

Cuesta Library FirstSearch makes it easy to find books, journal and magazine articles, eBooks, videos and even streaming media from a single search box, with one list of results and options for refining them.

Go to the FirstSearch box on the Library home page, type in any keyword or phrase, and choose the Search icon or Enter key on your keyboard. 



Video Tutorial

Looking for a quick start? This brief video will demonstrate how to use Cuesta Library's FirstSearch and databases to find books, articles, and videos in the Cuesta Library system.