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  IEEE Xplore NOW Press eBooks Offers high-quality eBooks in subject areas including computer science, engineering, and more.

null   O'Reilly for Higher Education: includes ebooks, video, interactive media and more on topics like computer science, programming, business, cyber security, and more, including access to 35K+ books, 30K+ hours of video, interactive tutorials, and audio books!

   eBooks Community College Collection (EBSCOhost) Focuses on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges.


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

 Associates Programs Source: Provides hundreds of full-text journals, it covers the most relevant subjects for associates and technical programs.

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

 LearningExpress PrepSTEP: Test preparation, computer skills, online learning, job skills. Practice tests, e-books, and more.

null Science and Technology Collection: Articles from over 800 scientific and technical journals, and more.

 Streaming Videos

Careers and Jobs in Information Technology - More than 25 videos related to IT careers.

Computer Science & Information Technology - Over 400 videos related to this topic.

Programming - More than 60 videos on coding and applications development.

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Web Resources

AWS Courses - Free beginner, intermediate, and advanced Amazon Web Services online courses created by AWS experts.

Cisco Networking Academy - Free online courses, virtual events, and more.

Federal Virtual Training Environment (FedVTE) - Provides many free online cybersecurity trainings for the public, and to veterans and goverment employees including certification prep courses.

HowStuffWorks: Computers - Information on hardware, software, peripherals, security and the Internet.

Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness - Free online cybersecurity courses through Texas A&M Engineering Extention Service (TEEX).

Microsoft Office 365 Training - Training courses for Microsoft Office 365 applications. See how to create a Microsoft account and download your RPCC Microsoft 365 software on the RPCC website.

Microsoft Virtual Training Days - Free, in-depth, virtual training events covering a range of technical topics for Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Power Platform and Security.

Microsoft Virtual Workshops and Trainings for Business and Professionals - Build on your skills in Microsoft's free, interactive workshops and trainings. - Daily publication focused on open source and Linux tutorials, cheat sheets, programming guides, sysadmin guides, and other resources.

Skills for All with Cisco - Free training, career paths and advice, job search engine, and more. - Free tech how-tos, IT community, and technology marketplace for sysadmins, network engineers, technicians, and others manage their IT infrastructure.

W3 Schools Cloud Computing Tutorials - this tutorial will help you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam.

Shelf Resources (RPCC Library - Gonzales Campus)

Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers (print issues)


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

HF 5547 to HF 5548.5 – Office management, office automation, including Word processing, Data processing, Software development, and Special computers, systems or programs.

QA 75.5 to QA 76.95 – Electronic computers. Computer science.

QA 76.75 to QA 76.765 – Computer software.

TK 5105.73 to TK 5105.883 – Electronic mail systems, Internet, etc.

Z 52 to Z 52.5 – Word processing.

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