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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Library Hours

Check for last minute changes by calling 610-921-7219

NOTE: Library services end 15 minutes before closing.

Calendar Hours by Month


Starting Your Search

Welcome to the new cataLION online catalog.

  • To perform a more comprehensive search, use the cataLION advanced search option.
  • Log in to be able to see what you checked out, place holds and create saved lists.

Find a journal, magazine or newspaper title in online or print format in the Journal Locator

Search tips: To find individual journal, magazine or newspaper articles, use one of the journal databases, such as Academic Search Premier or ProQuest

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Please send all suggestions for improvements for the LION wiki or Library services to the Library Reference staff.


Information of Importance

  • Moodle Upgrade Complete

    moodle image Moodle has been upgraded from version 2.2 to 2.6. Anyone with questions or issues should contact
  • Miss Your READING EAGLE News?

    Recently the Reading Eagle started to charge for access to its web-based news.
    The library does subscribe to the published newspaper online from 10/1989 until today.

    Log into the Reading Eagle archive website by going to the library database section at and selecting R and then Reading Eagle Archives. 
  • Moodle Support Available

    moodle image Contact the ITS Helpdesk (610-921-7676 or for assistance logging into Moodle. Contact the Library Moodle support team (610-921-7211 or for assistance with all other Moodle questions.
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    Coke Codes Convert to Free Drinks

    The Library is collecting codes from Coke, Coke Zero, Diet Coke, Sprite, Dasani, Powerade, MinuteMaid, Fanta, Barqa, Fresca, Pibb, Mellow Yellow, Fuze and Seagrams products in the MyCokeRewards program. These codes are converted for soda for library-sponsored events. Send your codes to Rosemary Deegan.
  • Check out the Library blog

    If you want to see what's happening at the library and you haven't friended our Facebook page, check out the library blog at
  • link to 24/7 reference service

    Need 24/7 Library Help?

    24/7 reference support service. Chat with a librarian who will assist you to use the resources of the AC Library when we are closed. Talk to an AC Librarian at 610-921-7211 or emailing us at


Library 50 Years Old!

book holiday lion Thanks to everyone who came and celebrated the library's birthday and/or helped re-create the library book line. 

We appreciated your support! The library has a short online scrapbook of library and college history available at This book is viewable on all devices.
The Channel 69 news report on the celebration is available here.


What's New on LION

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The library is pleased to announce a new subscription to Ambrose  Digital Videos, a collection of almost 600 streaming videos on a variety of academic subjects. These quality videos can be viewed on all types of computers and mobile devices, both on and off-campus. You can view entire programs or just sections of a program and links can be embedded into Moodle or webpages. There are unlimited users for the videos, making them ideal for use with classes or as a fourth hour of rigor component. All materials are close captioned.

Video titles include the entire BBC Shakespeare CollectionA History of Civil Rights in AmericaGlobal Warming, Great Authors of the British IslesWhen the Water Tap Runs Dry and many, many more. Click on the Screening Room link for a Quick List of the all the series. The best part is that you can ignore the pricing information because it is all included in our subscription!

To view any of the films, link to Ambrose Video on the library database list or click here.


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