Library Research Guides

Use the LibGuides to learn about researching specific topics and about how to use library resources. New version of the LibGuides coming soon!

Library Catalog

Catalog Search

Find books, DVDs and other materials.  You may log in with your library account to check due dates and to renew items (accounts are created at either libraries’ circulation desk).  For first-time login use your student number as your Username and “userpass” as the Password.  You will be prompted to change your password upon the first log in. For help with login issues please contact the PPCC Library Staff and specificy "library catalog login".

Featured Resources

NoodleTools - A tool for formatting and saving citations in MLA, APA, or Chicago style. Make a free account and create bibliographies and research notecards.

View the EBSCO ebooks Downloading Tutorial to learn how to access EBSCO ebooks from your computer.


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Service is available from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, or by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please send a request via askalibrarian@ppcc.edu

For Faculty & Staff

Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) 
Learn about CETL's many projects including professional development and resources to help you teach well. See the CETL LibGuide for more details and events. 

Learn about Assessment and Accreditation
See the LibGuide for COAT! 

Information Literacy 
Get the details about information literacy and learn why it is critical to student success and lifelone learning. Find the LibGuide here.

Learning Commons 
In this LibGuide find selections from the professional literature about academic learning commons and a video presentation by an architecture firm about how they developed the Learning Commons for Wellesley.  

Library Hours

Summer Schedules

May 15 2014 - August 3 2014

Centennial Library
Mon - Thur  7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Rampart Range Library
Mon - Thur 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Special Schedules

Both Libraries:

August 4-22
Open at 8:00 AM and Close at 5:00 PM

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Library Databases

Find articles, images, maps, and more by searching proprietary databases, including Ebsco databases like Academic Search Complete and Jstor (Arts and Science I). Continue

Research LibGuides

How-to's & Subject Guides by Librarians

LibGuides Research Guides on subjects such as the social sciences, business, and philosophy, and more being created all the time. Continue

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