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Books are classified into two primary categories: 1) those that are in traditional hard copy and 2) those that are in electronic format (eBooks or audio books). The links below provide access to both types.

Traditional Books


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Book Request Form




Gale Virtual Reference 


Internet Books



Find books in other local public and select academic libraries in Pennsylvania or search worldwide and then borrow them.

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Interlibrary Loan Form

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Worldcat lets you search all the libraries in your area for books.
Search Access PA for books and then use the Interlibrary Loan form to request books from other libraries.
Gale Virtual Reference has online encyclopedia articles.
Credo Reference contains thousands of encyclopedia articles on a variety of subjects. It is a great place to get started researching a topic for a paper.
Use the Interlibrary Loan Form to request books that are not in the PHCC Collection. This is a great tool for times when we don't have books on your research topic.
The Book Request Forums allows students at branch campuses to request books be mailed to them at the front desk of their branch.
The EBSCO eBooks collection gives you access to thousand of ebooks. These books are great sources for research papers.
Project Gutenburg has thousand of classic books that can be download for free and read on your computer.

The College Library's Catalog allows you search the PHCC Library's Book & DVD Collection. Then you can come to the library to check out any materials you want.