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Library Services at PCI
As a PCI student, you have access to library services so you can reaseach toppics and complete projects. The library's study guides provides you with the tools you need to get started! To help you with research questions, PCI has partnered with LIRN (Library and Information Resources Network) to provide web access to a virtual library of materials. LIRN is available to PCI students 24/7 so you can work when it is convenient.
LIRN provides you access to a core of reference materials including:
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
GVRL, voted by Library Journal as the Best Overall Database for 2012, is a collection of virtual reference books in a wide range of topics from arts to technology. LIRN's GVRL collection includes over 2,045 titles. Students can view, print, download and listen to audios.
Academic OneFile is a premier resource for peer- reviewed, full text journals and reference sources. Academic OneFile is a 2009 and 2008 CODiE Award Finalist for Best Online General Reference Service. The database includes 14,000 titles.
The eLibrary provides full text access to articles and transcripts from more than 2,492 magazines, newspapers, books, radio & TV program transcripts along with access to more than 250,000+ photographs and maps and so much more. It also contains a Reference Desk with dictionaries, a thesaurus, encyclopedias and more.
The Books 24/7 database offers students on-demand, instant access to the complete text of thousands of best-in-class online books, book summaries, audiobooks, videos and more.