Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a search engine from Google focused on scholarly literature. Results can include articles, theses, books, abstracts.

This page provides a quick overview of how to search and use Google Scholar. For a more in-depth explanation, see our page onĀ “How to Use Google Scholar”.

PCC campus computers are automatically set to show links to PCC Library’s full-text articles through Google Scholar. From home use one of these methods for accessing PCC Library resources through Google:


Quick Search

Use the search box below to find out what you can get through PCC for free without having to set any preferences:


Permanently set Google Scholar preferences for PCC Library

1. Browse to Set Google Scholar preferences

2. Then Select “Library Links” from the menu on the left:



3. Then Search for “Portland Community College” and check the “Portland Community College – Find it @ PCC” box.


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