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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.

Films On Demand: Academic and Archival Films across all disciplines and Newsreels Collections. See Technical and Trade Education collection.

Gale Ebooks: Reference sources for just about any research topic.

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

Salem Science: Full-text reference sources, including Applied Science.

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


Suggested Internet Resources

Special Topics: Films On Demand

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

  • QC 501 to Q 766 – Electricity and magnetism.
    • QC 501 to QC 721 – Electricity.
    • QC 750 to QC 766 – Magnetism
  • TA 165 – Engineering instruments, meters, etc. Industrial instrumentation.
  • TK – Electrical engineering. Electronics.
    • TK 146 – Textbooks.
    • TK 151 – Pocketbooks, tables, etc.
    • TK 152 – Safety measures.
    • TK 301 to TK 399 – Electric meters.
    • TL 452 to TK 454.4 – Electric apparatus and materials. Electric circuits. Electric networks.
    • TK 7800 to TK 8360 – Electronics.




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