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Health Resources

General health resources available through PCC Library.

Library Catalog Search

Search the library catalog to find books and other materials located at PCC Library.


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.

Browse the Shelves

If you just want to browse the medical books in the 2nd floor stacks, use the following call number list as a guide. If you do not see your subject area, please ask. There are actually many more topics and subtopics than are listed here.books on shelves

  • QM - Human anatomy
  • R - Medicine (General)
  • RA - Public aspects of medicine
  • RB - Pathology
  • RC - Internal medicine
  • RD - Surgery
  • RE - Ophthalmology 
  • RF -  Otorhinolaryngology
  • RG - Gynecology and obstetrics
  • RJ - Pediatrics
  • RK - Dentistry
  • RL - Dermatology
  • RM - Therapeutics and pharmacology
  • RS - Pharmacy
  • RT - Nursing
  • RV - Botanic and eclectic medicine
  • RX - Homeopathy
  • RZ - Other systems of medicine

Get Books from Other Libraries

Share Book IconIf PCC Library does not own a copy of a book that you need, we can see if another library is able to loan it to you through our interlibrary loan (ILL) service. Just fill out the ILL form as completely as possible. Once the book arrives, we will contact you so that you can pick it up. 

Keep in mind...

  • Cost: FREE!
  • Libraries do not usually purchase or loan textbooks. 
  • Allow 5-10 business days for processing and delivery.