Resources For and About Students Experiencing Hunger or Homelessness

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About this Guide

This guide provides information for and about hungry or homeless students, as well as links to related support, financial resources, legal resources, and frequently asked questions (FAQ).

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SBCC Resources

Paper Writing Assistance

SBCC’s Writing Center and Learning Resource Center Writing Tools Online

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Library Resources

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Reference Sources

  • Credo Reference – Encyclopedias, dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, and other reference books



To find articles from periodicals (newspapers, magazines, and academic journals), search the library databases below:

Santa Barbara Public Library:

  • Santa Barbara Public Library – Many public library resources are available without having a library card, including computer access, wifi, using print and digital materials in the library, reference service, and library programs and events. Please explore the website above to learn more about resources and services available at SBPL.
  • Getting a Public Library Card – You will need a library card to check out library materials or access digital library materials outside of the public library. Patrons must have a photo ID and be able to receive mail to apply for a public library card. People without a fixed address can receive mail through the United States Post Office using General Delivery.

American Library Association:

SBCC Legal Resources

SBCC is pleased to offer access to an attorney for FREE legal education and advice to SBCC’s currently enrolled students. The attorney is located on the main campus in the Office of Student Life (CC-217) on Wednesdays from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM by appointment, and drop-ins are seen if time permits. Students can call (805) 730-4062 or email, to schedule an appointment.

The attorney can speak with students about criminal matters, immigration issues, landlord/tenant/roommate disputes, consumer issues, family law, traffic tickets, personal injury, credit/debt problems, small claims, and other areas of law. The service is not available for students experiencing an issue with another student, or with the college. Contact the Office of Student Life to schedule an appointment today.

Local Legal Resources

General Legal Resources

Citation Guidelines

Below are some resources for creating citations for sources found on the internet and through library databases.
More resources are available on the Citation Guides page.

Legal Citation

MLA 8th Edition Citation Style from Purdue Owl

MLA 8th Edition Citation Style from Camosun College

APA Citation Style from Purdue Owl

APA Citation Style from Camosun College