Online Library Catalog
Through the San Diego campus’s Online Catalog, users are able to look up books, journals, audiovisual materials and more.
E Resources, Databases, Journal, E-books
Please see the Online Resources box on the library home page.
Reference – reference materials include dictionaries, encyclopedias, manuals, and copies of our more expensive books. These materials do not leave the library. They can be checked out for use in the library for two hours.
Reserve – these books can be checked out for three days.
General Collection – these books are not color coded and have a 2-week check-out period. Items can be renewed once but need to be returned and re-checked out after one month’s time.
Audiovisual – this collection is comprised mostly of DVDs and CDs. All of our PCOM Symposiums are in this collection. These items have a 1-week loan period and can be renewed once.
General Library Rules
- Phone conversations inside the library are prohibited
- Ringers and sounds must be turned off on electronic devices
- Do not leave personal items (bookbags, computers, coats, etc.) unattended
- Beverages must be covered and secure from spills
- No meals or snacks in the library
- Only library staff is allowed behind the desk
- Do not re-shelve library materials
Library hours are subject to change due to Covid-19. Please contact the library for current hours.
A PCOM student ID is required to check out library materials. Materials may be renewed once at the front desk. You can also call or email the librarian for renewals. The maximum number of items you can have on loan at any one time is 6. Return materials to the front desk or place them in the library’s book drop or through the book return slot in the front door.
Overdue Material and Fines
Fines for books are $0.25 per day and $0.50 per day for Audiovisual material. For lost items, replacement fees are $15.00 plus the cost of replacing the item. If you accrue more than $5.00 in fines, your library privileges will be suspended until you take care of them. Currently, the library only accepts cash or checks, but you can pay fees with a credit card at the bookstore.
Equipment & Resources
There are 9 student computers, 1 DVD/VCR player, a test-prep computer, and a printer/copier/scanner. Computer use is on a first-come first-served basis. Printing, copying, and scanning are run through a program called PaperCut.
The library has a selection of anatomy models for in-library use. The library also provides a large study area with plenty of tables and seating. In addition, there are two study rooms for tutoring and private study.
Individual assistance with reference, research, and APA citation & formatting is available from the librarian and the library staff.
Phone: (619) 736-5464
Librarian Email: [email protected]