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Clinical Research: Home

This guide is to help students in PCC's Clinical Research course to find and understand professional and research literature.

Welcome to PCC Library

The PCC Library website will connect you to many valuable resources for your acadmic work. The purpose of this page is to introduce you to the PCC Library's resources,, as well as free Web resources for published, peer-reviewed journal articles.

On the Concept Tutorials tab above, you will find several videos with basic research concepts.

On the PCC Library Databases tab, you will find links to library databases with published research articles.

On the Free Web Databases tab, you will find links to find published research articles on the web.

Email Us

Need to ask a question by email? Use the Email a Librarian form or find your favorite librarian's email address on Library Staff.

Research Help Appointments

Visit the link below to learn more and to schedule a research help appointment to get uninterrupted individual time with a librarian. 

A reference librarian can work with you on:

  • coming up with a research topic or question
  • finding credible and useful information on the web or in a library database
  • evaluating sources and citing them

Things to know about appointments:

  • We offer 30-minute appointments, either online or on the phone. 
  • Appointments must be made at least 4 hours in advance.
  • Please bring your assignment with you to the appointment.

To make an appointment:

  • Choose an online or in-person appointment (when available) by clicking the appropriate "Schedule Appointment" button on the page linked below
  • Follow the prompts to choose the appointment time you want and to make the appointment.
  • Make sure you are not using a personal (non-PCC) Gmail account to book the appointment.
  • A librarian will email you to confirm your appointment.

Chat a Librarian for Help

Need to talk to a librarian? Use our chat system. Click the button to open the chat window.

Chat with a Librarian!