Welcome to PCC Library. The Library Catalog is your starting point to find books, ebooks, DVDs, articles, and other materials.
Browse a rich set of films in the PCC Library's new Sociology collection through Films on Demand. Enjoy!
Watch this video to learn how encyclopedias are a great place to start your research:
Try these encyclopedias for background information on a topic:
Select a link to find books, eBooks, videos and more:
Find full-text articles from published magazine and journals, many of them peer-reviewed, in these databases:
Ever wonder what this means? "Peer-review in 5-minutes" explains the process and the role it plays in establishing and communicating new knowledge.
Browse or search within one of these peer-reviewed Sociology journals online:
Looking for more? See this list of journals in the Social Sciences by topic.
These sources are good for getting background information and finding examples of arguments for and against controversial topics.
Find demographic information about people, households, businesses and industries in the U.S.
2012 Statistical Abstract of the United States
Find statistics collected across U.S. government agencies.
You can ask our librarians a question during open hours at any PCC Library.
You can chat with a PCC librarian any time you see the PCC Ask A Librarian chat widget on any of the library's pages (like the PCC Library home page) or in a subject guide like this one. You can also get to us through AIM, Yahoo!, or Google Talk.
Google Talk: pcclib@gmail
You can also text a librarian for help at:
Need help when the library isn't open? Chat with an Answerland librarian 24-7.
Citing sources is another way you can help yourself! PCC Library has all the information you need on Cite Sources. The library also has video tutorials on everything from how to develop a topic for your paper to figuring out how to incorporate those citations. You'll find those videos, as well as information about using e-resources, at Tutorials and Handouts.
Tutors are available to you both in person and online, and the service is free! Cascade, Sylvania, Rock Creek and Southeast Center each have a tutoring center with excellent in-person tutors in most subjects. If you're working on a paper, the writing tutors are popular (so don't wait until the last minute)! You can get more information about each campuses hours and locations at the links below:
Or get started working with PCC's online tutors:
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