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Piedmont College Library

PIEDMONT COLLEGE LIBRARY supports the College's academic programs and research by facilitating information access and satisfying the instructional needs of all members of the College community, wherever they are located. The Libraries currently house more than 100,000 volumes and provide access to more than 56,400 online journals, magazines, newspapers, and legal resources and to more than 420,000 ebooks.

Collections and Facilities

The Libraries consist of two locations and an online library. In Demorest, the Arrendale Library offers over 90,000 volumes, 22 public access computers, seating for more than 150 users, four group study rooms, two conference rooms, and a WEPA printing kiosk.
The 3rd floor is the main entrance floor and contains the public-access computers, current and popular leisure collection, and periodicals. The circulation and reference desks are also located on this floor. The book stacks are located on the 2nd and 4th floors. Private and collaborative study areas are available on each floor.
The Mary C. Lane Library in Commons Hall at our Athens campus features a print collection of over 7,000 volumes, 8 public access computers, a WEPA printing kiosk, and a variety of seating and collaborative study areas for over 40 users.
The Online Library provides access to a wide range of research resources, citations to ebooks and articles and the full-text ebooks and articles themselves. The various collections provide access to over 420,000 full-text ebooks and to the full-text articles from over 56,400 magazine, journals, newspapers, and legal resources. This includes over 19,500 peer-reviewed journals in all the disciplines offered for study at the College. In addition, online access is provided to over 65,400 full-length videos, over 74,000 classical music albums, and to the complete Historical Periodicals Collections of the American Antiquarian Society.
You may contact librarians directly for information or research assistance during hours of operation. The Demorest phone number is 706-776-0111, and the Athens number is 706-433-0728. Email and chat reference services are closely monitored through our Ask a Librarian! service. Librarians are also available for one-on-one research consultations, by appointment or otherwise.