Library Blog

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.

Have A Question? Ask a Librarian or Get eTutoring - 24 Hours a Day

Friday, December 4, 2015

Finals are approaching and final projects are nearly due. Don't stress - you can get 24-hour-a-day help on that tough math concept or that project you need to research.

Winter Break 2015 Library Hours

Monday, November 30, 2015

The Library will be open on a limited schedule during Winter Break. From December 14 to December 31, we will be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Living on Mars: The Martian

Monday, November 16, 2015

After enjoying Packing for Mars, you might also like The Martian.  It is the highly recommended novel by Andy Weir that the current Matt Damon move is based on.

Science Made Fun: Packing for Mars

Friday, November 13, 2015

Eating, sleeping, and other biological functions in space.  Meals in a can for years.  And much more.  Packing for Mars(call number: Book Shelves 571.0919 ROACH 2011) is a funny, lively, occasionally disgusting look at everything you wanted to know about space travel, by Mary Roach, one of the best current science writers.

Library Will Be Closed for Veteran's Day, 2015

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

RTC Library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015, in observance of Veteran's Day.

Star Wars-RTC Library Mashup

Friday, October 30, 2015

Want to learn more about RTC Library Services? Want to do it in the context of Star Wars?  Watch Librarian Debbie Crumb's ClassTools Movie Text introduction to RTC Library.