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Library Catalog Searches- premade, by the subject!
Here are some sample searches to find books and videos in our library catalog. You can limit it to online resources by clicking on the check box next to "Full Text Online" on the left side of the screen and then clicking "Apply Filter." If you are looking for articles, use some of these search terms in one of our Databases.
Find Books and Videos in the library.
The Library search box is your starting point to find books, ebooks, DVDs, and other materials.
One of the best features of Google's advanced search is the ability to limit your search to the areas of the web where the information is most reliable, such as education sites or government sites. The shortcut for this is to add site:edu or site:gov to your regular Google search. You can also restrict your search to a specific site. For example, if you add site:oregonlive.com to your search, you will get results from the Oregonian's website.
Search Google scholar to find scholarly and peer-reviewed articles.
Check here for instructions on setting scholar preferences, in order to link to full text articles in PCC Library's journal databases.
Article Collections (aka Databases)
ARTstor Includes more than 1.5 million images covering art, architecture and archeology. ARTstor's software tools support viewing and analyzing images through features such as zooming and panning, saving groups of images online for personal or shared uses, and creating and delivering presentations both online and offline. You must register to save any images for future reference and to use ARTstor's sophisticated presentation tools. You also must register to access ARTstor from off-campus.
Full text of over 1000 scholarly journals in the arts and sciences, from their earliest issues up to 3-5 years ago. Does not include current issues of the journals. Video tutorials are available.
Education About Asia: Online Archives
Education about Asia features articles on all areas of Asia, with subjects ranging from ancient cultures and literature to current events. Browse and download over 1,500 articles: feature articles, lesson plans, interviews, classroom resources, and book and film reviews.
Featured Titles (ebooks)
Publication Date: 2015-10-10
Science and the Building of a New Japan by
Publication Date: 2008-07-15
Growing up in the People's Republic by
Publication Date: 2010-01-10
Asian Studies Program at PCC
Asian Studies Focus Award