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Academy of Health Sciences

This guide provides information about library services and resources available for students and teachers from the Academy of Health Sciences.

Finding Books in the Library

The Library specifically purchases thousands of books and e-books to support the classes taught at the College. The best way to find these resources is to use the Summon search box, which searches all the library's resources in one location.

How to search:

  • Click on the Books tab
  • Enter the title or subject term you are researching in the search box
  • Click SEARCH
  • Results will open in a new window
Search for print books / e-books
Advanced Search | Online Catalog | E-book Collections
Search for articles, books and videos in PGCC Library
Advanced Search | A-Z Database List

Having trouble with Summon? You can also access the e-book collections directly using the links provided below. (Off-campus access requires login). For print books, you can access the online catalog directly here: Library Catalog.


E-book Collections

Library of Congress Classification


You can find health-related books in the following Library of Congress sections:

R Medicine (General)
RA Public Aspects of Medicine
RB Pathology
RC Internal Medicine
RD Surgery
RE Ophthalmology
RF Otorhinolaryngology

RG Gynecology and Obstetrics
RJ Pediatrics
RK Dentistry
RL Dermatology

RM Therapeutics / Pharmacology
RS Pharmacy
RT Nursing
RV Botanic, Thomsonian, and Eclectic Medicine

RX Homeopathy
RZ Other Systems of Medicine