Teaching and Learning Center Library Resources

Anderson Conference 2015

Invigorated by the 2015 Dean Shirley Anderson conference and want to explore more? Follow links below to browse books, videos and articles on topics presented by PCC faculty and staff on the theme of The Collaborative Educator: Themes, Models, Skills:
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collaborative learning

community-based education

critical pedagogy

faculty learning communities

interdisciplinary teaching

reading & college teaching

service-learning education

STEM education

student engagement

technology, teaching & community

Looking for films?

Browse a rich set of streaming educational videos in the PCC Library's new Films on Demand database. Enjoy!

Sociology films

Watch this!

In just a few minutes, this video will show you how to find the "persistent url" when linking to videos, articles and eBooks in the PCC Library.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a specialized search that locates academic books and research-based articles. Look for the links back to the PCC Library to get the article for free. Browse these results on teaching in community colleges or use the search box below.



Welcome to the Library Resource page for the Teaching and Learning Center at Portland Community College. The library hosts many resources on this page that support excellence in teaching, including links to books, videos, online journals and research databases. If you don't find what you're looking for, please get in touch! Subject Liaison Librarians on each campus are happy to help you.


Books (and more!) on teaching

Professional Reading

image of The Chronicle magazineThe Chronicle of Higher Education is made available by the PCC Library through the Databases A-Z page.

Faculty Focus: Higher Ed Teaching Strategies. Faculty Focus publishes articles on effective teaching strategies for the college classroom — both face-to-face and online. 


  • Search on a teaching topic in your discipline to find relevant articles. You might also try a database in your discipline. See the Subject Research Guides or contact your Subject Liaison Librarian for recommendations and search tips.

  • Academic Search Premier
    EBSCOhost. Full text for more than 4,500 scholarly social sciences, humanities, general science, education and multi-cultural journals. 3,700+ are peer-reviewed.
  • EBSCOhost
    Search from a wide range of research databases for magazine and journal articles. Updated daily. Use EBSCOhost Mobile from a smartphone.
  • ERIC
    EBSCOhost. ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center from the U.S. Dept. of Education, lists journal articles and educational documents (lesson plans, studies, etc.).
    Coverage Dates: 1966 - Present
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