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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.

nullFilms On Demand: See Technical and Trade Education: Building and Technical Trades for relevant videos.

nullMilitary and Government Collection: Almost 300 journals covering military and government topics.

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

nullMAS Complete: Full-text articles, biographies, primary documents, and more. High school level.

nullProfessional Development Collection: Full-text articles from education journals and reports.

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null Browse drafting videos from the Films on Demand database.

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Web Resources

Drafters, from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, find out what this job entails, how to become one, wage and salary ranges, and more.

O*NET OnLine: Summary Report for Mechanical Drafters describes the tasks, tools, skills and more needed to be a mechanical drafter.

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

NA 2695 to NA 2793 – Architectural drawing and design.

NA 2728 – Computer-aided design – Software, – Computer programs

T – Technology.

T 351 to T 385 – Mechanical drawing. Engineering graphics.

TA 329 to TA 348 – Engineering mathematics.

TA 345 – Electronic data processing. Computer-aided engineering.