College Success movies
Streaming videos on many aspects of college success, including how to study effectively, manage your time and money, and take tests with confidence.
Here are some favorites:
Your Library Catalog
In the PCC Library catalog, you can find and borrow almost any book that is owned by a library in the US. You can find and borrow lots of movies and music CDs.
Books, movies and CDs owned by PCC library will be sent to your campus library for you to check out. Want to know about the checkout period, fines and that stuff? Check the library borrowing policies.
You'll also find books, movies and CDs NOT owned by PCC library in the catalog. You can borrow many books and movies through Summit. Here's more info about Summit.
Web Sites for College Success
How to study
This web site helps with study skills -- in general and by discipline. Scroll down to see "How to Write and How to Study by Subject."
Search the Library for books
Welcome to PCC Library. The Library Catalog is your starting point to find books, ebooks, DVDs, articles, and other materials.
PCC library has databases with magazine and newspaper articles (like EBSCOhost,) as well as databases with tests and tutorials (Learning Express Library). In addition, PCC library has thousands of e-books! The databases below are recommended for College Success.
Learning Express Library
Interactive practice tests and tutorials for academic or licensing tests, as well as academic skills and computer software tutorials. Immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your test results. You must sign in before taking a test.
Over 30,000 full-text books in all academic disciplines.
Oregon Career Information System
Provides a system of occupational and educational information to help Oregonians learn about the world of work and education.
Search from a wide range of research databases for magazine and journal articles. Updated daily. Use EBSCOhost Mobile from a smartphone.
SIRS Knowledge Source
ProQuest. Full text information on social issues, science, health, history, government, business, and the arts and humanities.
Cite Your Sources
EasyBib is a free web site that will help you write a citation for sources you need to cite.
PCC has a subscription to EasyBib, so you can cite in APA and other styles as well as MLA.