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Finding Books and Articles: Using the Library Catalog

A short tutorial on finding books in the catalog, using ebooks, and locating articles in databases.

Library Login

Ebooks and databases are available to all currently enrolled students as well as faculty and staff. 

Students use their student ID as the Borrower ID and the last four digits of the ID as the PIN.

Faculty and staff members use their PID as the Borrower ID and as the PIN.

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Using the PSC Library Catalog

To find books and ebooks, click on Books/Catalog on the Library's website

On the catalog screen, select Advanced Search to the right of the Basic Search. 


 

 

 

Here is a search for material about Facebook.  Be sure to change the location to Lakeland or Winter Haven.


On the left side of the results page, you will see how to limit your results.  You can select from films, ebooks, books, articles etc. 

    


As you can see, there are three books listed here on the topic of Facebook.

 

There is no limit on the number of books a student is allowed to check out at any time.   Books are checked out for three weeks at a time and may be renewed online through "My Account."

 
   

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