The libraries of Pierpont Community & Technical College are committed to students’ access to and success in education and is committed to supporting the mission of the College to provide accessible, comprehensive, and effective resources to support academic success.
Pierpont has partnered with the Marion County Public Library, located at 321 Monroe St, Fairmont, to give students in-person access to a variety of library resources. Students have easy access to library cards, a textbook repository, Wi-Fi, and online and in-person librarian support.
Library website: mcpls.org/
Pierpont partners with the WV Community & Technical College system and the WV Library Commission to participate in a library consortium. Pierpont provides access to online library and database services.
Ebsco databases available to faculty and students include:
Academic Search Complete
Designed for academic institutions, this database is a leading resource for scholarly research. It supports high-level research in the key areas of academic study by providing journals, periodicals, reports, books and more.
Applied Science & Technology Source
This database offers a diverse array of full-text and indexed content covering the full spectrum of the applied sciences and computing disciplines — from acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear engineering.
This is the definitive research tool for nursing and allied health professionals. With CINAHL Complete, users get fast and easy full-text access to top journals, evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and more. Take a few minutes to evaluate all that CINAHL Complete has to offer, and you will see why hundreds of thousands of nurses and allied health professionals rely on this essential resource.
eBook Community College Collection (EBSCOhost)
This growing subscription package contains a wide selection of multidisciplinary e-books representing a broad range of academic subjects. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that students and scholars will have access to information relevant to their research needs.
Interlibrary loans are also available. Public Libraries
The West Virginia Library Commission provides Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Services through the Statewide ILL Request System. Interested users can fill out the form provided on the Statewide ILL Request System to make loan requests.