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Use the information in this guide to find resources for your annotated bibliography assignment. If you need help finding sources, you can always contact a librarian for help.
If you already know the name of the person you are investigating, type their name and click the search button.
If you need ideas, click Browse People.
Using the browse page is an excellent way to get ideas about whom you'd like to research.
Not only does this database have biographical information, it also includes articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals.
Here are some examples of what you can type into the search box:
Once you have a list of results in Summon, use the search filters to refine your search results:
The username and password to access databases from off campus is similar to what you use to access the PCC campus portal (myPittCC) and Moodle. For the username, use the first part of your myPittCC email address only. DO NOT include @my.pittcc.edu. The password is exactly the same as what you use to log in to the campus portal. Generic logins are available to community residents with PCC library cards, and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses.