Special Collections

Sometimes in April video jacketAfrican Film Collection

The African Film Collection represents feature and documentary films from the African continent. Each year, Portland Community College is part of the Cascade Festival of African Films. The festival donates films shown every year to the PCC Library.

Dr. John H. JacksonJackson Collection

The Rev John H. Jackson Collection consists of a variety of hand-written sermons, photographs, certificates and personal effects from one of the premier leaders in the African American community during the 1960s.

John Waddingham – KauaiLibrary Art Collection

The PCC library is rich with art. PCC art instructors are well represented, and some well-known international and Northwest artists grace the walls.

Girl Using LaptopLibrary Prize Competition Winners

The Library Prize Competition is given to PCC students whose work illustrates exemplary levels of research, writing ability and best use of library resources. This is a collection of winning student essays.

PCC 50th Anniversary - TechnologyPCC 50th Anniversary Collection

These photos describe the rich history of the College and the hard work it took to get PCC where it is today.

Central dome of the Sultanahmet Camii (Blue Mosque)PCC Visual Resources Collection

The PCC Visual Resources Collection consists of over 1800 images of the PCC Art program faculty’s digital and slide images made available through ARTstor.

Video Collections

Common Craft Library CollectionCommon Craft Video Collection

Educational videos that explain complex concepts in 3-minutes or less using paper cut-outs and whiteboards.

Education in Video CollectionEducation in Video Collection

This collection includes demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.

Films on Demand CollectionFilms on Demand Video Collection

Thousands of high-resolution streaming videos organized by subject.

Kanopy Streaming Video CollectionKanopy Streaming Video Collection

Streaming videos organized by subject, for academic research as well as general interest. Contains many genres, from documentaries to movies to training videos.

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