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Welcome to the Professional Communication Studies Library Resource Guide
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Accessing Books & Articles as an Online Student
- For expediency, check your local library system first, then search the Pace Catalog. NOTE: the Pace Catalog tells you what print books are in the four Pace library locations, and it tells you what e-books you can access from anywhere.
- Pace books (except Law Library) can be requested for one month loan period with two renewals if needed; when requesting you must indicate your course or program. We will mail the book to you. Contact Nadine MacDonald to request a book.
- NOTE: if you're within 50 miles of Pleasantville or New York City campuses or if you have any in-person classes on campus then you're to pick up the book at the campus closest to you. Any Pace book mailed out to you must be insured for $100 upon mailing it back to Pace.
- For all other non-Pace books and books not available in your local library system, search Worldcat and request through your local library Interlibrary Loan system.
- To search for articles, access the Pace Library databases. From off-campus, you will be asked to login with your Pace username and password.
- When articles are not immediately available in full-text, use the "Search for Item" button to determine if we have the article in one of our other databases. If we do, a link will take you to the article. This video demonstrates the "Search for Item" service: http://youtu.be/Ip593N84WWg
- If we do not have an article in one of our databases, you can request it through ILLiad (Interlibrary Loan). You must have a Pace Library Barcode number to register to use ILLiad. (See above.)