Books & Media
Book Sources in the AHC Collection
Books and Media - Online Catalog to find books, dvds, and Course Reserves (textbooks) in the AHC
library collection in Santa Maria and Lompoc libraries.
Electronic Books– browse over 30,000 full text online books in the largest of the college’s eBook
collections featuring a wide range of subject content.
Reference Books Online
Credo Reference - full-text online versions of over 600 published reference works from more than 70
publishers in every major subject, including general and subject dictionaries, biographies,
Gale Virtual Reference Library –includes all the articles from more than120 online reference sets in a wide variety of subjects. From Black Literature Criticism to Climate Change and Encyclopedia of Children's Health to the Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, check this resource for reliable information on your topic.Option to download audio
articles in MP3 format is available.
Off-campus users will be prompted for myHancock username and password.
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