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Find Books

A guide to finding books in print and online.

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.

Example of a library catalog search result with labels

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. If the item is checked in, you will see a note next to Item Info indicating how many copies are available.

Call number and location are indicated on a library catalog item record.