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Use the PSU Library - For High School Students Not Enrolled at PSU: Welcome


The PSU Library is open to the public for research. Many local high school students take advantage of the great resources we have to offer.

On this Research Guide, you will find out how to research at PSU libraries if you are not enrolled in a PSU class. Use the tabs above to find out more.

Plan your visit

Here are key logistics to keep in mind when you visit the PSU Library:

  • You need to come to the PSU Library to do your research. See Library Hours and Maps and Directions.
  • There are computers for public access to our library databases on the second floor of the Library.
  • If you have a laptop, go to the PSU Guest WiFi site to sign up for 24 hour access. While you are on Campus, you will be able to use most of the library databases from your laptop.
  • If you have a USB (Flash) drive, bring it with you. Use it to save online articles from the databases.
  • Scanners are available on the 1st and 2nd floors. You can scan a book chapter and email it to yourself.
  • Many libraries in Oregon, including Multnomah County Library, participate in the Oregon Passport Program. This allows you to use your Public Library card at PSU! Check out the list of Oregon Passport Libraries.
  • Bring your Public Library card with you!
  • Librarians will gladly answer research questions. Check us out on the second floor of the library or Ask Us!

Library DIY: Research Help When You Need It!

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