Requesting a book to be delivered from the MVC or SJC Library. If you find a book in the catalog that is not at the campus you use, you can request that it be sent over to either San Jacinto or Menifee. Ask library staff to place the hold for you, or use the steps below to place the hold yourself from the catalog.
If you don't find what you need in MSJC's collections, you can search the catalogs of other libraries and request that those titles be sent to your preferred MSJC campus through our interlibrary loan service. Typically there is no cost to you for this service, but please be aware that some libraries charge interlibrary loan fees. We will contact you for approval of any borrowing fees before requesting the items for you. It can take up to two weeks for items to be delivered, so be sure you give yourself enough time.
The MSJC Libraries own or subscribe to over 200,000 eBooks. Most eBooks are read on whatever device you are using. They can be found in the Library's catalog, along with print books. After entering your search terms in OneSearch, refine your results by Format (books) and Availability (available online) to limit your search results to eBooks.
Each eBook collection can also be accessed individually and directly through the Libraries' A-Z Database List.
EBSCO eBooks are recommended as a good starting point with the largest collection of eBooks on the widest range of subjects.
Note: When off campus, you will be prompted to enter your mymsjc user name and password in order to view these books.
Below are two examples of medical/health eBooks that are available online: