As a World Campus student, you have access to the seventh largest research library collection in North America, including more than 500 online research databases, over 100,000 scholarly journals (many available online and in full text), 200,000 electronic books, and over five 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:
- learn about library resources for World Campus students
- borrow materials — check out the Libraries’ distance delivery service for World Campus students
- find high-quality information using research guides based on subject or course; these are created by librarians who are subject specialists in a wide array of disciplines
- chat live online with a reference librarian
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.
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