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Before searching, be sure to set PCC as your library in your browser by:
- Visiting the link to set "Library Links" settings for Google Scholar,
- using the search box to search for "Portland Community College",
- checking the check box that appears underneath the search to select “Portland Community College – Find it @ PCC”,
- and then selecting the Save button.
This will ensure that when you search Google Scholar in your browser, you will see Find It @ PCC links to full text if we have the article (Google Scholar sometimes also provides links to other free sources for full text).
You can learn more about setting Google Scholar preferences on the PCC Library Website.
Google Scholar searches the web for scholarly articles, reports, books, and other materials. If using Google Scholar from a PCC campus, you can access full text articles. If PCC has access to an article, a "Find it @ PCC" link will appear to the right of the search result. Click “Find it @ PCC” to go to the library catalog where you will be offered a choice to view the article. From home, you will need to set your Google Scholar preferences to access PCC Library resources. See How to Search PCC Library on Google Scholar
for directions on how to set your Google Scholar preferences at home.
ScienceDirect This link opens in a new window
Full text for more than 1,000 peer-reviewed life sciences, Health Science, physical sciences, and engineering journals with citation information for thousands more. Look for the "Full-text available" indicators to view articles online. View the Science Direct handout
EBSCOhost This link opens in a new window
The following list includes scholarly journals related to chemistry available online through the Library's database subscriptions. Follow the link, and then click on "view it" to see a list of databases in which the journal can be accessed.
A Dictionary of Chemistry
The sixth edition of this popular dictionary covers all aspects of chemistry, from physical chemistry to biochemistry. With over 4,700 entries, including over 200 new terms for this edition, this is the ideal reference resource for students of chemistry at all levels.
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Online
Reference resource for physical constants, symbols, material properties, conversion factors, and much more.
Access the periodic table of the elements quickly and easily from this website.
Access Science This link opens in a new window
An online version of McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology and McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms. It contains nearly 9,000 online encyclopedia articles, terms, images and videos related to sciences and technology. The Study Center provides essay topics, study guides and bibliographies.