Library Services

As a Penn State World Campus student, you have access to one of the largest research library collections in North America. Penn State World Campus students never have to pay for access to an article or a resource needed for studies. The Penn State Libraries has millions of books, e-books, maps, CDs, DVDs, and much more.

You can access thousands of journals (many available online and in full text), and hundreds of research databases. You can locate any of these materials via the online catalog, know as the CAT, or the Libraries' search tool, LionSearch.

You can use the Libraries’ website to:

If you live in Pennsylvania you can access University Libraries resources at any Penn State campus in the state. All Penn State World Campus students are welcome at any Penn State Library!

Due to the University's coronavirus response, book delivery and book returns are temporarily suspended.   


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