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eBook Collections

Visit the eBook Collections page for links to thousands of ebooks from several ebook providers.  RPCC ebooks are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Students will be prompted to login with their Library User ID or Alt. ID, and PIN to access these ebooks from off-campus.

Suggested Databases

Academic Search Complete: Articles from 5,500+ journals and other sources, multiple subject areas.

Business Source Complete: Articles and abstracts from more than 1,200 scholarly business journals.

Computer Source: Citations and abstracts for articles on computer science, many full-text.

LearningExpress PrepSTEP: Test preparation, computer skills, online learning, job skills. Practice tests, e-books, and more.
Visit How to Access RPCC Library Resources, and go to LearningExpress Library for more information.

Nexis Uni: Features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources – including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.

Regional Business News: Articles from over 75 business sources in the U.S.


Suggested Internet Resources

Special Topics: Films on Demand

Desktop Publishing: Getting the Message Out.  Desktop Publishing: Getting the Message Out introduces the world of digital design with a look at the work these artists do, the hardware and software needs of a DTP pro, and some of the elements of page design that go into creating an attractive, effective document. Desktop publishing is a career more students should consider and this video “look behind the scenes” will help your students do just that.

Please note that when accessing Films on Demand from off-campus, you will be prompted to login.

Print Resources on the Shelves in the RPCC Library on the Gonzales Campus

Selected Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers (Print Edition)

Browse the Print Books, DVDs, and Other Shelved Resources by Call Number


  • HF 5389 – Business and office etiquette.
  • HF 5521 to HF 5541 – Office equipment and supplies.
  • HF 5546 to HF 5548.6 – Office management, practices; word processing, data processing, spreadsheets, programs and applications.
  • HF 5717 to HF 5734.7 – Business communication, writing.
  • HF 5735 to HF 5741 – Business records management; document imaging systems, filing systems.
  • HG 1615.7 .T4 – Bank tellers.
  • HG 1616 .C87 – Banking – customer service.
  • HG 1709 – Banking – data processing.
  • PE 1478 – Report writing.
  • PE 1479 .B87 – Business writing.
  • QA 76.9 .D26 to QA 76.9 D337 – Databases; database design; data entry.
  • R 728.8 – Medical secretaries, office assistants, etc.
  • R 864 – Medical records, including methods of record-keeping.
  • Z 49 – Typewriting; keyboarding.
  • Z 52 – Word processing.
  • Z 253.53 – Desktop publishing.

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