Renton Technical College Library offers students,
faculty and staff in-library and Internet access to these subscription
databases. If you are accessing these databases from off-campus, you
will be asked for your Renton Technical College identification number
and your last name.
If you are having trouble getting to one of the databases,
for our tips on solving problems connecting to remote sites. If you are
having trouble using the databases, click
here for tutorials and help sheets.
Auto Repair Reference Center
Review repair procedures, service bulletins,
recall information, and wiring diagrams for American and foreign-made cars
A library of pictures of mankind's "creative output",
including photographs, paintings, textiles, architecture
CINAHL with Full Text
Nursing and Allied Health journals and magazines. Over 600 titles
Credo offers 600+ encyclopedias and dictionaries on
health, food, history, business, music,
literature, biography and more.
Information on the daily life of over 180 world
cultures. Also includes population statistics, maps, and pictures.
EBSCO Community College eBook Collection Over
47,000 non-fiction books on science, the humanities and social sciences.
Search books, journals, newspaper, and magazine
articles and television transcripts.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search Gale encyclopedias for information these subjects:
and Mental Health
Now available in the Library. A searchable database of
private grant opportunities for non-profits, schools, and government
agencies. For in-library use only. Please request to be
logged in at Reference Desk.
Two excellent encyclopedias.
History Study Center Learn about US and world
history with these books and original documents.
Help in formatting your APA and MLA bibliographies.
Nursing Reference Center This database offers current information on diseases,
patient education resources, drug information,
continuing education, lab & diagnosis detail, best
practice guidelines, and more.
Journals, magazines, and reference books
ABI/Inform Trade & Industry
ProQuest Family Health
ProQuest Newspapers - including the New York Times and Washington Newsstand
Video on searching ProQuest
ProQuest Learning: Literature Research authors,
literary works and literary criticism.
Search for local and national companies
in your industry. Listings include such information as phone
numbers, owners names, and size of business.
SIRS Discoverer Magazine articles and pictures on
everything from current events to biology to art history. (Easy
Career, education, training information.
Search Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and four almanacs (World
Almanac and Book of Facts, World Almanac of the USA, World Almanac
of US Politics and the World Almanac for Kids) and WAYFINDER the
catalog of Washington State Libraries.
Tutorials and Help Sheets
These databases are available free to anyone with internet access.
Directory of Open Access Journals
More than 9000 free full text scholarly and scientific journals.
Free pharmacology information.
This free database offers full text of many popular magazines.
A searchable database of thousand of
journals, 1200 of them available in full text. Sign up for Register & Read
to get access to free articles.
Research environmental issues in this index of more than 600
A free database of scientific journal articles, published
by Stanford University affiliated HighWire Press.
Index to articles and webpages on health. MedlinePlus
is published by NLM and NIH.
The publisher of the books authored by the
US National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering,
the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council makes more
than 4,000 of those books available free as PDF files.
Open Access Library
A search engine offering more than
125,000 online scholarly journal articles.
Allows you to search for U.S. and Canadian product manufacturers.
Lists thousands of products, ranging from O rings to plastic skeletons.
Last updated: 5/24/2013