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Find Books: Books at PCC Library

A guide to finding books in print and online.

Use the library catalog to search for materials such as books, DVDs, and periodicals that are physically located at PCC Library. If you can't find what you are looking for, ask a librarian! We may have access to that item through our online databases or it could be available online. If we do not have access to an item, we can usually borrow it from another library.

The majority of the print book collection is currently unavailable while the 2nd floor of the Library undergoes renovation.
Print collections that are still available include: Reserves, Bestsellers, Young Adult, Children's, Reference, and Legal Reference.
A librarian can help you search for e-books and print books located at other libraries.

Search the Library Catalog

Search the library catalog to find books, videos, and more at PCC Library.

 

For more advanced search options, go directly to the library catalog.

Call Number & Location

Once you have found items in the library catalog that you would like to view, you will need to write down the call number and the location. A library staff member can help you locate the items.

Figure 1:  In the results list, the call number is located on the third line just under the author's name.  The location is the last piece of information mentioned on the bottom line.

Call Number Examples

  • R 690 .S727 2012
  • F Dek
  • 641.76 Sto

Location Examples

  • General Collection
  • Bestsellers
  • Fiction
  • Reference
  • Children's Resources

If you only find one item, or you have clicked on the title of an item in the results list, the call number and location will be found near the bottom of the screen.

Figure 2: Screen shot of an item record when only one item is found. The call number and location are now located near the bottom of the record.