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Find Books and eBooks

Find books, eBooks, and more by searching CPTC's online library catalog and GALILEO. A password may be required to search GALILEO databases off campus. Check your CPTC email for the password, or ask a librarian for help.

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Selected Books and eBooks


“The Big Picture: America on the Move.” Films Media Group, 2008, Accessed 4 Mar. 2019.


The transcript for "American History Overview" can be found here.


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American History Overview is a segment of the film The Big Picture: America on the Move. Find it in Films on Demand, a GALILEO database. To view it off campus, you will need the GALILEO password. Ask for it in person at your CPTC library, or send an email using your CPTC​ account.

Local Historic Sites


Access GALILEO through Blackboard or use the GALILEO password if you are off campus. A new password is emailed to CPTC students, faculty and staff each semester. Ask for it at the library, or via email with your CPTC account.