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The Council of Community Colleges' Knowledge Portal provides access to journal articles, electronic books and educational tools.

The Ebscohost database opens up access to many of the world’s academic journals as well as a vast collection of e-books. Full text is available for some of the titles.
Proquest Ebook Central allows access to thousands of multidisciplinary eBooks.

The Springer database provides researchers with access to millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works.

Gleaner Archives contains over one million historical newspaper pages from the gleaner. The full-page newspapers, dating back to 1834, are searchable by keyword and date.


The reference collection consists of dictionaries, textbooks, encyclopedias, periodicals and other materials. Members of the professional staff are available to help you with your queries and to ensure that your information needs are being adequately met. The Reference Collection throughout the library supports your reference needs. The Reserved Book Collection (RBC)  contains resources specially recommended by the lecturers and instructors. Some of the material may be used in the library only. Others may be borrowed on overnight/weekend loans.



Remote access is available for our electronic resources if you are a valid Portmore Community College student. The library provides a wide range of electronic resources, which includes access to thousands of full text journal articles from credible e-sources such as ebscohost, gleaner archives, Springer and Proquest. The library also provides additional resources for educational support such as CDs; DVDs and Video Cassettes.


Baggage Area: All bags and portfolios must be checked in at the baggage counter before students proceed any further into the library. The ticket received must be returned before baggage is released. Failure to return this ticket will result in the baggage being detained until ticket is produced or payment of $100.00 made.


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