Library Blog

Great Statistics Now Available!

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Do you need a great statistic for your research paper or report? The 2016 edition of ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U.S. is now available online through the RTC Library Database page.

President's Day Holiday Next Monday, Feb 15.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

RTC campus - including the library - will be closed Monday, February 15, in observance of President's Day.  But if you want to do research on Monday, you can!

Library is Open 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. on Advising Day, February 10

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

There are no classes at RTC next Wednesday, February 10.  But the library will be open!

Listen to a Wolf at Yellowstone's Acoustic Atlas Website

Friday, January 29, 2016

Need to describe the sound of a wolf in the wild for an essay? The sound of ice as it freezes on Yellowstone Lake? Frogs and birds twilight chorus on Swan Lake?

What RTC Library Patrons Checked Out Most Often in 2015

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

This Seattle Times article about the most popular library books of 2015 inspired us to see what was in demand last year at RTC Library.   Not surprisingly, the most checked-out BOOKS were all textbooks on Reserve.

Research Tip - Use Credo Mindmaps

Friday, January 8, 2016

When you're researching a new subject and you're in a hurry, there is an alternative to Wikipedia.  (An alternative that, unlike Wikipedia, your instructor will love.) Try Credo's new Mindmaps.  You can find Credo at that link or on the RTC Database page.

Welcome Back from Winter Break 2016!

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Winter quarter has started, and the library is open more than 60 hours a week again - 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday.

ProQuest Maintenance in January, 2016

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Our magazine and journal database, ProQuest, will be down for scheduled maintenance on Saturday, January 16, from 7 p.m. until Sunday, January 17, at 3 a.m.

Library Hours During 2015 Winter Break

Friday, December 11, 2015

From Monday, 12/14 through Thursday, 12/31, when the library is open, it will be open from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. 

The library will be closed Thursday, 12/25 through  Friday, 12/25, and Friday, 1/1/2016. As always, the library will be closed weekends.

Free, Great Animations on Science Topics

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Need an animation to help someone understand DNA Transcription? Or malaria? Or the Geologic Carbon Cycle? HHMI BioInteractive offers hundreds of animations to explain science topics.