Ask a Librarian
Online Learning Services
- Obtaining Journal & Newspaper Articles
- Help: Tutorials & Guides for Searching
- Reference Assistance & Reference Desk Online
- Obtaining Books
- Computer Services
Search the Bucks Library Catalog - Find books and media materials in our library. There are also over 6,500 full-text electronic books in the catalog.
Retrieve Bucks materials - Check the Library Catalog to see where the material you need is located. If possible obtain it directly from this library. We will also mail the book or materials to you (Available only to students outside of Bucks County).
We encourage you to make use of your local public library. They can borrow a book from us, if that is easier for you. Or you might find that your local public library has your needed resources. For more information link to the Bucks County Free Library
Request library materials through InterLibrary Loan if it's not available in a nearby library - InterLibrary Loan is a service that allows you to request materials from other libraries that own items that we do not. In order to use this service fill out an ILL form.
Obtaining Journal and Newspaper Articles
Use online databases available to you from home. Many of these databases offer full-text journals, allowing you to view entire articles online. More information is available proxy server information page.
You may also request articles through InterLibrary Loan, if we don't own them. Complete an ILL request form
Reference Desk Services - Librarians can help you with your research needs. We can explain the various resources available to you, help you figure out which resources are best for your project, and help you find pertinent information. Please don't hesitate to contact us with your questions.
For assistance try:
Reference Desk Online- type in your questions via e-mail to our staff of librarians. We will respond within 24 hours.
Contacting a Librarian - You may reach a librarian by calling our Information Desk during operating hours at, 215-968-8013.
Word processing, internet access, and database searching are available to you at any of three Bucks campus locations in Newtown, Bristol, or Perkasie.
Computer assistance through the TLC - the TLC is staffed with individuals who can assist you in troubleshooting computer related problems and answer technical questions you may have. You can contact the TLC by phone at 215-968-8337, Monday - Thursday 8:00am-6:30pm, Friday 8:00am-3:30pm, and Saturday 8:30am-12:30pm (when classes are in session), by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org , or by IM at tlcatbucks.