Library Services

As a World Campus student, you have access to the eighth largest research library collection in North America, including more than 662 online research databases, over 105,000 scholarly journals (many available online and in full text), 386,000 electronic books, and over 7.3 million print materials (books, maps, CDs, DVDs, and more).  You can locate any of these materials via the online catalog (known as the CAT) or the Libraries' search tool, LionSearch, which are available on the World Campus Libraries homepage.

You can use the Libraries’ website to:

The Libraries' mobile site allows you to access their website anywhere at any time.  In addition, if you live in Pennsylvania you can access University Libraries resources at any Penn State campus in the state.

Watch Our Library Orientation Videos

Overview of the Libraries


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Getting Materials



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Ask a Librarian



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