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Visit the eBooks 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.


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

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

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

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

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

Streaming Videos

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.

null Browse technology & society videos, office skills videos, and business skills videos, from the Films on Demand database.

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Web Resources

Business Management Daily, offers free reports, articles, and videos on various business office and technology topics.

Professional, Technical Writing, from OWL: Purdue Online Writing Lab. It also offers other guides for business writing.

Small Business Learning Center, from the U. S. Small Business Administration, offers online training and videos for topics like Customer Service, business technology, recordkeeping, and more.

Online Typing Tutorials:


Learn Typing


Sense-Lang Keyboard Tutorial and Typing Test

Speed Typing Online

Shelf Resources (RPCC Library - Gonzales Campus)

Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers (print issues)


Browse Books, DVDs, and Other Shelf Resources by Shelf 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.