November 15, 2013
Updated Look for Credo Coming Soon
RTC Library's database of over 600
encyclopedias and dictionaries, Credo Reference, is getting a makeover in
January, 2014. Credo offers access to the entire content of such titles as
Cambridge World History of Food, Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, Key
Concepts in Nursing, and Big Ideas Simply Explained: The Psychology Book
One of the new features is a "Listen"
option. You can click on this to hear the entry read aloud. Try it
out on January 6, 2014.
Credo and RTC Library's other database
pages can be found on the
database page. If you are off-campus, you will be asked to provide
your 9-digit student number and your last name.
POSTED BY RTC LIBRARY AT 8:30 AM
November 8, 2013
Grolier's Online Wins An Eddie
Grolier's Online, one of the databases RTC
Library subscribes to, was awarded the Best Reference Website (in the
multi-level category) by the Education Software Review. The awards are known as
“Eddies”. To try it out, go to the
RTC Library Database page.
POSTED BY RTC LIBRARY AT 9:00 AM
November 1, 2013
New At RTC Library: Bugs for Breakfast
We've added a new DVD titled Bugs for Breakfast: Food and Culture. It
looks at how our culture shapes what we eat and when we eat it. It's a fun way
to start a conversation on food, culture, and other interesting topics. Call
number: Media 349.12 BUGS-F 2001b.
POSTED BY RTC LIBRARY AT 8:00 AM
October 24, 2013
Short Hours on Wednesday October 10, 2013
Wednesday, October 30, is an advising day at Renton Technical College.
That day the RTC Library Hours will be 12:00-noon to 4:00PM. But the databases - with journal articles and eBooks - are available 24
hours a day!
use them, go to the RTC Library Database page, which can be found at
You'll need your 9 digit student number and your last name to log in from
off campus. And if you need to talk to a librarian, call us at 425 235-2331, or
chat with a librarian through our online chat reference service,
POSTED BY RTC LIBRARY AT 2:00 PM
October 21, 2013
Laptops Are Back!
The Library Check-out laptops are once again available at the Library
desk. Thank you for your patience.