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Library Guide for Faculty & Staff

This guide is for faculty & staff who need guidance on accessing library resources at Moorpark College during the reopening of campus.


Image of One Search box on Library Home page


All eBooks that come up in your search results will be noted with Available Online. 

Type your subject or title into OneSearch (the Library's Catalog) from the library's homepage. The search results include both print and electronic items.

To limit your search results to Books only, click on the Resource Type link on the left side bar and choose Books.

Select the title by clicking on the title or the Available Online link. You will be taken to the complete record. The display record includes a link to the full text and detailed information about the item.

ebooks result from NetLibrary

In this example, to open the book, click on the NetLibrary, Inc. link and you will access the digital content for the item. (Note: if you are accessing this title from off-campus, you will be prompted to login to your MyVCCCD account). To access a specific chapter simply click on the chapter's title. To access the entire book, click on the PDF Full Text.

Ebsco ebook detailed record pdf full text full download on obesity

table of contents of an Ebsco ebook

Placing Holds

Step 1: Go to


Moorpark College website navigation bar with an arrow indicating the "Menu" option

Step 2: Selecting "Menu" will open an alphabetized list.


List of alphabetized buttons from the "Menu" option with an arrow pointing at the Library button

Step 3: Enter the title or keywords for the item you want.


Library catalog widget with "Dune" entered into the search bar

Step 4: Select the appropriate print title that fits your search.


Results for "Dune" catalog search with an arrow indicating the title for the print item

Step 5: The item's full information will open when selected. You will need to sign in using the sign in button under the "Get It" section.


Full information for "Dune" with an arrow indicating the "sign in" notification for viewing request options

Step 6: Sign in using your MyVCCCD credentials. If you get an error, please contact the library at 805-378-1450.


Pop-up window for logging in using "MyVCCCD" or "Guest" with arrow indicating "MyVCCCD"

Step 7: When you are signed in to MyVCCCD you will see a "Request" button appear in the "Get It" section of the item information.


"Request" button visible under the "Get It" section of the item's full information window

Step 8: The request window will open and allow you to add optional comments before sending your request.


Request window with comment field and "Send request" button

Step 9: You've done it! After your request has been placed you will receive a notification email when the item is ready for pickup as well as instructions on how to do so. If you have any questions about this process please call us at 805-378-1450.


Confirmation notification, text reads "Your request was successfully placed"