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Services for PCC Students

New to PCC Library? Here are the basics to help you get started.

ID Card

Borrow Items

Your Pitt CC ID card is your library card. To borrow items, you must first set up a library account [opens a new window]. The usual lending period for books is 28 days, with 3 renewals. You can have up to 10 items checked out to your account at one time.

Renew Items

Options for renewing: renew online, call (252) 493-7350, e-mail [] or stop by.

Return Items

Use the book return box located outside the building or bring items inside to the Circulation Desk.

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Online Resources

You have access to an amazing amount of articles, e-books, films, practice tests, audiobooks, and other high quality research materials online. As long as you have an active myPittCC account, you do not need a library account to use the online databases.

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Study Spaces

There are lots of areas around the library to meet with groups or study individually. You can also reserve a study room online. Large screen monitors with HDMI cables, dry erase boards (mounted, portable, tabletop), and dry erase supplies are available.

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Printers, Scanners, and Photocopier

Printing, scanning, and photocopying are available in the Library. Curriculum students get $10 of print credit at the start of each semester. There is a machine that allows you to add more money to your print account (cash only). Wireless printing is not available. You must print from a library desktop computer. The photocopier works with cash/coin only and is not connected to your print account.


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Computers & Laptops

The Library provides access to an open computer lab, laptops, and other types of equipmentWi-fi access is also provided. 

Do not save your work on a library computer or laptop! Anything you download or save will not be there the next time the computer is rebooted.

line drawing of a book and share iconGet Items from Other Libraries

If the Library doesn't own something that you need, we can borrow it from another library. If it's a book or music score you pick it up from us and if it's an article we will email it to you. This service is free.

  • Complete the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Form.
  • You will use this same form to request a book or an article.
  • Allow 5-10 business days for processing and delivery.

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Ask us! 

If you are not sure how to get started finding information for your projects, contact a librarian! We can help you focus your topic, search for sources, evaluate information, and cite the references that you decide to use in your project.

The Library also provides practice tests (TEAS, NCLEX, etc.), audiobooks, e-books, fiction books, comics, documentaries and films, anatomy models, language learning databases, virtual reality headsets, and so much more. 


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