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Research Guide: Pasadena City College Library

General guide on using the resources of the PCC Library to conduct research and find information.

Book FAQ's

Q: When I check out a book, how long can I keep it?
A: You can check out a book for 2 weeks, and renew it throughout the semester as long as no one else puts a hold on the book.


Q: How many books or other library items can I check out?
A: You can check out up to 25 library items at once!


Q: How do I get a library card?
A: Your Lancer Card ID is your library card -- be sure to bring it with you to the library!


More questions about checking out a book? Get details here:

Search books, DVDs and more: the PCC Library Catalog

A single search box covers our catalog of books and DVDs, as well as a large number of the periodical articles in our collection. You can search All, or you can use the tabs above the search box to narrow your search to Articles, Books, or Videos.

Start your search here!