Library Blog

Safety Training to the Tune of "I Can't Get No Satisfaction"

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Need to do safety training?  "I Can't Get No Traction" is a 4 minute long slip, trip, and fall safety video to the tune of the Rolling Stones' "I Can't Get No Satisfaction."

Did You Know Your Student ID Card Can Be Your Library Card?

Friday, October 2, 2015

You can get your brand new RTC Student ID card in the Learning Resource & Career Center, in room C-102, (That's the first floor of the library building.)  It's a picture ID and it can also function as your RTC library card.  The LRCC is open Monday through Friday. 

Great Books at the Library!

Friday, September 25, 2015

RTC Library has about 45,000 paper books, and another 50,000+ eBooks.  Occasionally we like to blog some of our more interesting titles.

Welcome to the 2015 School Year!

Monday, September 21, 2015

RTC students, we're glad to see you - or see you back!

Preparing for the New 2015 School Year

Thursday, September 10, 2015

RTC Library is getting ready for Fall quarter!  We're cleaning up, stocking up, and creating book and video displays.

RTC Librarian Authors Book Chapter on Making Library Videos

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Media Librarian Laura Staley wrote a book chapter titled "Hollywood in the library: Librarians and video production" on making videos to promote libraries and library services.

Microsoft IT Academy Offers Curriculum to Attract Students to Programming.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Instructors, want to engage your students with coding?

ProQuest Maintenance Tonight, August 12, 2015

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The ProQuest Database will be down for another brief maintenance operation between 7 and 9 p.m. tonight.

ProQuest Maintenance in August, 2015

Friday, July 31, 2015

ProQuest, the database offering hundreds of thousands of journal and magazine articles on every subject for your researching pleasure, will be down from 7 p.m., Saturday, August 8, to 3 a.m., Sunday, August 9.  Other databases, like Credo (offering hundreds of full-text dictionaries and encyclopedias), Ebscohost Community College eBook Collection (offering over 50,000 ebooks), and CINAHL (offering magazine and journal articles on all aspects of health and medicine), will still be available on the RTC online database page.

Library Hours During the 2015 Break

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Need to do some research or just sit in a quiet, book-filled, air-conditioned room? RTC Library will be open during Summer break!  Our usual break hours are 10 AM - 2 PM, Monday through Friday.