The libraries at the Fort Steilacoom and Puyallup campuses will be open and offering some basic services from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, August 26. We will reopen on Friday, September 20.
Apply for a Quarterly Chromebook Loan
A limited number of Chromebook and WiFi hot spots are available to check out for fall quarter. Complete an application online. Applications are due September 29 and award emails will be sent to student email accounts on September 30.
Primo searches Pierce College collections and beyond
- ProQuest or Academic Search Complete for newspaper, magazine and scholarly journal articles.
- CQ Researcher or Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context for controversial issues or current events.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library for encyclopedia entries.
- WOIS for career research and planning.
- Films on Demand for educational videos
- Ebook Central or EBSCO eBook for ebooks you can read on your computer or mobile device.
Research and Help Guides
- Library research guides by subject, class, or area of research need
- Alphabetical list of more than 80 databases on a variety of subjects.
- Find a specific article, journal, or magazine
- Cite sources in MLA or APA
- Finding and evaluating scholarly journals
- Help connecting to library databases