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Library Research Tools

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AVѧԺ Library provides students and faculty with access to . All these sources are available off-campus with your mySierra username and password. The selection below presents a few of our most popular databases.

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Interlibrary Loan

Materials not available at AVѧԺ can be requested from other libraries using the . Before you submit a request, please check , the library’s search catalog, to make sure AVѧԺ does not own the item.

For requests between the AVѧԺ Rocklin, Nevada County and Tahoe-Truckee campuses, please use the “Request This Item” option via . AVѧԺ Library does not charge for this service, however, the lending library may charge lending fees or fees for photocopies. You will be notified by a staff member if there are any fees associated with your request. 

About interlibrary loans:

  • Interlibrary loan items can be picked up from the Rocklin campus and Nevada County Campus libraries only
  • There is a limitǴfive items on loan at the same time
  • Allow at least one week to receive materials
  • Interlibrary loans are not processed during semester breaks

The following items cannot be requested through interlibrary loan:

  • Course textbooks
  • CDs, DVDs, videos and audiobooks
  • Reference books
  • Materials owned by AVѧԺ Libraries (unless the item is missing)

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