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When you find a book that you need for your research, you can have it mailed to you using the Home Delivery form.
Request a Summit Book from the Library Catalog
Check Find & Request to see whether a print book is either checked out or not in the PSU Library collection. You can request the book from Summit libraries, a partnership of academic libraries in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Be sure to sign in to see your request options!
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Recommended Sources for Images
The ARTstor Digital Library, a non-profit resource, consists of images in art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences.
Use the license limiter to search for creative commons images
Over 1.3 million free images
Over 23 million photos under a creative commons license.
Recommended Databases for Streaming Videos
Academic Video Online
Provides a comprehensive collection of academic streaming media videos from multiple subject areas.
Provides access to academic or scholarly documentaries, social issues films, and videos. Closed captions and/or subtitles available for many, but not all, titles.
Films On Demand
Maintains a collection of streaming videos, educational films, and video segments in the humanities & social sciences, business & economics, science & mathematics, health & medicine, technical education, family & consumer sciences, careers & job searching, and guidance & counseling. Closed captions and/or interactive transcripts are available for many, but not all, titles.