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Research Process: My Account

This tutorial aims to help develop effective library research skills and critical thinking skills in all courses at Prince George's Community College.

My Account

Access your account to do the following:

  • See what you have checked out
  • See if you have any blocks, fines or fees
  • Renew items

To access your account, follow these steps:

1. Click on the My Account tab at the top of the page. 

2. Login using your Student ID number or Employee Colleague number

  • Enter your ID number (NOT your OwlLink credentials, numbers only)
  • Enter your last name

3. Click Log In

My Account Transactions


Accounts are blocked when:

  • Fines are over $50.00
  • An item has been marked lost by the system

Fines and Fees

  • Overdue: $.25 per day, per item, up to a maximum of $8.00 per item 
  • Lost Materials: borrowers must pay the cost of the material, plus a processing fee, plus the fine
    • Lost item replacement: $50.00
    • Lost item processing: $10.00
  • Materials are marked lost if they have not been returned within 30 days. 

Charged Items 

This area lists all items currently borrowed and their due date. Users can request a renewal by:

  • Checking the box next to the item they wish to renew
  • Click Request Renewal 

Items will only renew if: (1) the borrower has no account blocks and (2) the item is not overdue.