World Campus and Penn State Online, World Campus

Your Librarian

John Shank
Digital Learning Engagement Coordinator, Library Learning Services and World Campus Penn State Online

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W216 Pattee Library
University Park, PA 16802-1812


The University Libraries share in the Penn State Online | World Campus mission to make sure you have access to a quality academic experience online.

As a student in a World Campus and Penn State Online course you have access to the 8th largest research library in North America, vested in delivering world-class library resources and services directly to you. The University Libraries’ collection is nationally recognized among academic research libraries with hundreds of online research databases, thousands of scholarly journals (many available online and in full text), and millions of materials including books, E-books, maps, CDs, DVDs, and more available to you through our online catalog, databases, and document delivery. Additionally, our consortia agreements and interlibrary loan services provide you with extended access to research collections across the country and around the world. Penn State’s Librarians and staff are committed to student success and ensuring that you have the resources and professional support you need to make your educational endeavors successful and rewarding.