Library Blog

Library Hours Update

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The Library will be closed one day during the break – Tuesday, March 29, 2016.The Library will be closed one day during the break – Tuesday, March 29, 2016.

RTC Library is Open During Spring Break!

Monday, March 21, 2016

Want a quiet place to use the computer or study before Spring Quarter starts?  RTC Library is open during the break from 10AM to 2 PM, Monday through Friday.

ProQuest Down Saturday Evening. Lots of Great Information Still Available!

Friday, March 11, 2016

All of the ProQuest databases (ProQuest, ProQuest Learning: Literature, CultureGrams, eLibrary and Statistical Abstract of the United States) will be down from Saturday,  March 12, 7 P.M. to Sunday, March 13,  3 A.M., while the company replaces some crucial system components.

Another Book You Didn't Know We Had - Make Mead Like a Viking

Friday, March 4, 2016

Occasionally we like to highlight items that (we're betting) you'd never guess we carry. 

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.