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Firefighting

A guide to CSM Library and Web resources on the subject of fire extinction and prevention.

Library Resources for the Fire Technology Program

image of a fire ladder truck in front of smoke provided to add color to this web pageWelcome to the CSM Library research guide for Fire Technology. This LibGuide is a one-stop guide to the books, reserve books, eBooks and electronic journal articles available through the library to support students in the Fire Technology program.  

View the boxes below to access these resources. For books and reserve books, clicking the links will show you whether the item is currently available for borrowing. Ebooks are available 24/7 when away from campus.

Textbooks for short loan (at the Reserves Desk)

Required textbooks and other required reading may be placed on the library's reserve shelves by faculty. Materials in the Reserves area generally have a much shorter loan period than the 21 day loan period for circulating materials. Most items on the Reserves shelves can be borrowed for just 3 hours or for 1 day. Ask for Reserve items by the Course name: Fire 770 Fire Service Career Prep.

fire protection and emergency services  Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services
By KLINOFF, ROBERT. 2015 

   Call Number FIRE 715 Baird

   "Available" means this book should be available at the "Reserves  Desk." 

 

The Aspiring Firefighter's 2 Year Plan. The complete Road Map to Becoming a Firefighter.

By LEPORE, PAUL S.

"Available" means this book should be available at the "Reserves  Desk." 

 Call Number FIRE 770 Baird

 

Smoke Your Firefighter Interview. Strengthening your Approach to the Fire Department Interview. 2008.

By LEPORE, PAUL S.

"Available" means this book should be available at the "Reserves  Desk." 

 

Call Number FIRE 770 Baird

Fire Technology Books in the Circulating Collection

Books in the Library's circulating collection, unlike reserve books can be checked out for up to 21 days. Such items can also be renewed if no other patron has placed a "hold" on the item.

Fundamentals of fire Protection for the safety professional

By Dr. Lon H. Ferguson, CSP, CFPS, and Dr. Christopher A. Janicak, CSP, CEA, ARM. 2015This book is shelved on the upper level of the library shelved by the call number TH9146. F47 2015

"Available" means this book is available for borrowing and can be found on the upper level book shelves.

 

 

cover image of book "Firefighter Candidate exams" Firefighter candidate exams.

Published by Barron's Educational Series, Inc. in 2013; authored by Murtagh, James J. This book is shelved on the upper level of the library shelved by the call number TH9157.M87

"Available" means this book is available for borrowing and can be found on the upper level book shelves.

 

EMT - basic exam for firefighters.

Published by LearningExpress. 2010.This book is shelved on the upper level of the library shelved by the call number RC86.9.E485 2010.

"Available" means this book is available for borrowing and can be found on the upper level book shelves.

Search the Library Book Catalog to Find More

Search the CSM OneSearch book catalog to find more or to search across all the libraries in the Peninsula Library System (PLS).  

Useful keywords are: firefighting, fire extinction, fire detection, fire alarm systems, fire protection engineering.        


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