|Getting started||For general information, facts, and a survey of your state, use encyclopedias found on the 2nd floor and Kids' Place. Some check out for one week.
Use the Online Catalog to find more materials on your state.
Example: Search by Subject = "ALASKA"
Some useful subheadings:
"Alaska--description and travel"
"Alaska--social life and customs"
Call numbers starting with J or RJ are in Kids= Place. General state call numbers are listed on the back of this sheet.
2nd floor, Kids'
Place, or from
|Access Sacramento Public Library's home page at www.saclib.org. Select Kids & Teens on the main page. Next, choose Kids or Teens once the Kid=s Place appears. Finally, click on the Homework link where you will find links for state reports.
Kids' Place and
|Infotrac (TM) indexes magazine articles. Use OneFile from the menu to search by state name.|
Readers' guide to periodical literature is a paper index on 3rd floor.
|Pamphlet file in Kids' Place
||State maps & brochures filed by state name.
the full bibliographic
information for each
source used. Include
author, title, publisher,
|The following reference books are in Kids' Place reference unless otherwise noted.|
RJ973 K16 Facts about the states
RJ929.92 F5742 Flags of the world
RJ973.03 J95 Junior Worldmark encyclopedia of the states
RJ912 N2772 National Geographic world atlas for young explorers
RJ929.92 S539 State names, seals, flags, and symbols
RJ310 W92 World almanac and book of facts
R973 W927 Worldmark encyclopedia of the states (2nd floor)
General Dewey Call Numbers for U. S. States
These call numbers will locate state books throughout the library. In Kids' Place, books have a J before the call number. Adult books on the 4th floor have no J before the number.
974.2 New Hampshire
974.9 New Jersey
978.9 New Mexico
974.7 New York
975.6 North Carolina
978.4 North Dakota
974.5 Rhode Island
975.7 South Carolina
978.3 South Dakota
975.3 Washington, D.C.
975.4 West Virginia
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|Last updated January 13, 2002. Please send comments, questions, and reports of problems to the Web Manager. Composed by: James C. Scott, Information Services Librarian, SPL Central Library. Copyright ©: 2001.