When PCC Library is closed, or you need to work remotely, the Library can provide assistance in a number of ways. Get help 24/7 Do you need help with research? You can email or chat with a librarian from any remote location. PCC Librarians are available for chat during regular library hours, but at other times you may be chatting with a librarian from a different library. Students can make an appointment for an online research help consultation with a librarian. Appointments can be scheduled at Research Help Appointments. Subject liaison librarians Librarians with expertise in particular subject areas are available for remote consultation via email. For a complete list of all subject areas with a link to the subject liaison librarian’s contact information, see Subject Liaison Librarians. Online materials and tools Search books, videos, and more from the library homepage Follow easy directions for how to Find a Book or Video in the Library Use a library database to search for articles, videos and more. From off-campus, you will be prompted to log in using your PCC credentials. If your login is successful, you will be taken directly to the article. If your login is not successful, please let us know by filling out the Library Authentication Problem form. Use a subject-specific Library Research Guide. Watch the Introduction to the PCC Library Website video. Find offers of free online content during COVID-19 closures (including ebooks, audiobooks, streaming video, internet, wifi, and technology) in our COVID-19 Offers and Resources guide. Learn how to access popular ebooks, audiobooks, and videos through local public libraries (in Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, and Clark counties) with our Accessing Popular Books, Videos, and Audio Online guide. Renew books online Many PCC items can be renewed for up to six weeks unless the items are requested by another person. Some items cannot be renewed. See Renew an Item for detailed instructions on how to renew your checked out items by first signing into your account. Returning materials Please help us by not returning any items that you have currently checked out. You will not be charged for late returns. Due dates will be extended and fines will be forgiven. Any current requests that are available for pick up will stay that way until the library reopens. Contact Us Do you have additional questions? If so, please contact us.