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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.

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

Information Science and Technology Abstracts: A leading database in the areas of information science.

LearningExpress PrepSTEP: Test preparation, computer skills, online learning, job skills. Practice tests, e-books, and more.
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Oxford Reference: Full-text general and subject-specific reference sources.

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




Suggested Internet Resources

General Reference

  • HowStuffWorks: Computers, includes information on hardware, software, peripherals, security and the Internet.
  • Jan’s Computer Lessons and Tutorials, free tutorials on computer basics, created and maintained by a math and computer instructor; includes information on XP through Windows 7, as well as popular Microsoft Office applications.

Applications, etc.

  • Microsoft Office 365 Training Training, offers training courses for Microsoft Office 365 applications. See a specific application for help with older versions. Formats include videos, webinars, and downloadable materials.

Special Topics: Films on Demands

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

  • 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.

Selected Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers (Print Edition)


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



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