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COM 101 McClure: Books

Resources for COM 101 Media Careers Project

Books @ Parkland

Books on Your Topic: 

  • Use the Parkland Catalog.   
  • Do a search for your career by typing job title: advertising, public relations, photographer, etc.
  • Use call number to find book 
  • Bring your Parkland ID to check it out 


Books from I-Share

If the book you need is checked out or we don't have it at Parkland, you can look in the I-Share catalog. Requests from I-Share usually take 3-4 business days to get to Parkland Library. With internet access, you can request books 24/7 through I-Share. (I-Share is a group of 75+ college & university libraries in Illinois.)

To search I-Share, click this link

To request a book, you will first need to log in with your Parkland username and password.

Check Out 101

Q.  What do I need to check out a book?

A.   Your Parkland ID.

Q: RESERVE books too?

A: Yes, you need your Parkland ID.  Reserve materials are at the desk, and most can be used in the library only, for up to 2 hours.

Q: If I can't check something out, what are my options?

A: Copiers: 10cents/page for black & white copies OR 50cents/page for color. FREE OPTION: scan the material and save it to a USB or email it to yourself.

Q: How many books can I have checked out at once?

A: 20

Parkland College Library
2400 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821

Fax: 217/351-2581