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Many faculty members bring their classes to the PCC Library each semester for a research session, where students are introduced to the library and get hands on-experience locating resources for their research assignments. Now, PCC Librarians are offering virtual research sessions. Schedule one for your class!
If you need an article that is not available through PCC, we can request it to be delivered to you electronically from another library. Make an interlibrary loan request.
Interlibrary loan of printed materials has been suspended.
OER: Open Educational Resources
ZTC: Zero Textbook Cost
Explore OER and ZTC options! These are resources that are always free to access online and can be embedded or integrated into Canvas. Find out more by visiting the OER LibGuide.
For research help or other library questions, use the chat box on this page, available 24/7!
Virtual Consultation Appointment
For personal, in-depth assistance, make a consultation appointment to talk with a librarian via phone or Zoom videoconference.
Send us a message at email@example.com and we'll respond within 24 hours on weekdays.
Our research guides offer research tips, suggested resources, citation help and more in various disciplines.
Many publishers are offering temporary, free access to their textbooks through platforms called RedShelf and VitalSource:
Some publishers are offering free textbook access through their own platforms as well. A select few are listed here, but for a thorough list, visit: Vendor Love in the Time of COVID-19.
The PCC Library subscribes to several ebook platforms, with most titles available to an unlimited number of students simultaneously. Learn about and explore our ebook collections!
If you're looking for a specific book, use the library catalog search box on the library homepage. Click on the Books category and enter the title you're seeking. When search results appear, click "Available Online" in the filters on the left side of the screen:
We also have audiobooks available:
The PCC Library makes streaming videos available through several databases:
Our library databases are up and running, accessible using your LancerPoint username and password. Our databases offer magazine, newspaper, and scholarly journal articles. They also contain primary sources, videos, art and photography images and encyclopedia/reference material. See our complete list of databases: https://libguides.pasadena.edu/az.php.