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# ESOL/ESL Student Guide

A guide to support international students at Lone Star College.

Library Catalog

Watch this tutorial for good information on finding books and more. 

  • Use LSCS Library Catalog to search. Don't miss the Search Tips below the tutorial.
  • Read e-books on your electronic device or borrow a Kindle from the Library.

Library Catalog - Search Tips


  • Watch the video above for a basic understanding of the LSCS Catalog (referred to in the video as "Enterprise").
  • Use the Advanced Search to locate specific types of items
  • Suggested search terms to locate books for new speakers of the English language
    • "readers (adult)"
    • "high interest"
    • "readers for new literates"
    • "high interest low vocabulary"
  • Suggested limits to place on items
    • Shelf Location
      • LSC ESL Books 
      • HCPL ESL Books
    • Format
      • Books vs Electronic books