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ENC0027 - Dev Ed - Professor Rizzo: Home

This guide is designed to accompany Prof. Rizzo's ENC 0027 Research Project

Greetings Students,

This guide is designed to accompany your research process in Prof. Rizzo's ENC0027 course. Learn how to efficiently search the database collection for articles for your research topics. As you begin writing, you can also get instructions on accessing the TLCC's Online tutors.

Accessing Library's Online Resources

There is a new way to log into the Polk State Library online Resources! The library will be using "OpenAthens" a new system that will allow you to log in using your PASSPORT information.

To log in to the library's online resources (databases, ebooks, articles, videos...), simply go to the Polk State Library Homepage and Articles/Databases to login as shown below.

Student log in - Passport Credentials Faculty/Staff Log in

Student ID:

Passport Password:

passport login

Institutional e-mail address & password


Having trouble logging in?

Students: Try resetting your Passport pin, sending an email to, or calling the Help Desk at 863.292.3652 or extension 5111.

Faculty/Staff: Try resetting your Polk institutional email account passwords or calling the Help Desk at 863.292.3652 or extension 5111.


Your Library Privileges


As a student at Polk State College, you have numerous library privileges like checking out books & viewing online library resources. This guide mentions many of them, but to see a full list, visit the following link.

Library Services & User Policies

Instruction & E-Learning Librarian

Polk State College is committed to equal access/equal opportunity in its programs, activities, and employment. For additional information, visit