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Literature, Journalism, Writing, & Languages: Find Books

Use this guide as a starting point for LJWL research
    Find books, media, select articles and more:
      

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Looking for the full-text of a specific article? Use the box to search for the title of the journal containing your article:



  THEN: If you don't find the journal by using the search box above: 
1. Check to see if we have the printed journal in Ryan Library (Hint: use the Title Search).

2. Request the article through ILLiad.
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Find Books at Ryan Library

WorldCat is the tool you need to research books (and more). With one search, you will find:

  • Books and media materials at PLNU
  • ebooks available through PLNU
  • Articles from some of our most-used databases
  • Books available from other institutions through Camino
  • Books available from other institutions through InterLibrary Loan

A few things you should know:

  • For books found in Ryan Library, the check out period is 3 weeks, with an optional 3-week renewal.
  • For books borrowed through Camino, the check out period is 5 weeks (no renewals).
  • Renew books online by logging in and then selecting "My Library Account" in the upper right of the screen.

Requesting Materials from Other Libraries

Use these one of these options when requesting items that are not available at Ryan Library:

Camino

  • Only books can be requested from Camino.
  • Books requested via Camino take 2-5 business days.
  • Loan period is 45 days.
  • Books cannot be renewed.
  • Overdue fines will apply.   
  • Books must be picked up from the Point Loma campus.

      InterLibrary Loan

  • Articles, books and other materials can be requested from InterLibrary Loan.
  • Books requested via InterLibrary Loan may take a minumum of 7-10 business days.
  • Loan periods and renewal availability varies depending on the participating libraries.
  • Overdue fines will apply.

Click Here for ILL Request Form

Please select either the article or book form