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Help with finding sources for a critical research assignment


Welcome!  This guide was created for students in literature courses to help with finding articles to support their critical research papers.


Library Card CatalogA library catalog has evolved over the past couple decades.  Now when you search the library's catalog, you are not only searching for physical books, but also eBooks, DVDs, audiobooks, streaming videos, and full-text articles.  You can use the search box on the right to search Palm Beach State College's Library Catalog or visit the Palm Beach State College Library's home page.

Library Catalog

Find books, articles, databases, and more!

Logging in to the library

1.  Log in to Open Athens


While trying to access library resources, you might be asked for Borrower ID and pin.

What is your borrower ID?

  • Your borrower ID is the card number located on the back of your PantherCard. It begins with 24901... Do not use your Palm Beach State Student ID Number 

What is your pin?

  • Your pin is a four-digit code of your birth month and year.  So for example, you were born in March of 1995, your pin is 0395. 

How to log in to the library