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About the Library

In this Research Guide, you will learn about the library and all services provided.

Research Services

Reference Services

COVID-19 UPDATE


The library building (Accokeek Hall) is closed to the public. All library services that require a physical presence (reserves, computers, scanners, study rooms, circulation of print books, etc.) are unavailable at this time. However, all of our electronic resources are still available for remote use. 

Chat Monitoring Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Weekends: Closed

Screen Sharing: Our chat service includes the ability to screen share with patrons. You can find information on how to use this option here: LibChat Help 

Research Tutorial


The Research Tutorial can be used by students that need help with their research. The tutorial aims to help develop effective library research skills and critical thinking skills in all courses at Prince George's Community College. The tutorial consists of a series of videos that are designed to teach the basic concepts of library research.

Contents:

  • Research: What is it and Where do I Begin? 
  • Why do You Need to do Background Reading?
  • Strategic Searching with Boolean Operators
  • Database Searching: The Best Fit for You
  • Relevancy and Critical Thinking
  • Information Access and Evaluation
  • Internet Research
  • Plagiarism