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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.

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

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

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

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

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

Streaming Videos

nullBrowse skilled trade videos and electronics videos from Films on Demand database.

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Web Resources

Career and Technical Education Video Library on YouTube, offers several videos on instrumentation; select “Playlists” and browse for “Instrumentation.”

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians, 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.

NCCER: National Center for Construction Education and Research, recognized by industry and government as the training, assessment, certification and career development standard for construction and maintenance craft professionals. offers free information about safety systems, process automation, instrumentation, and more.

Shelf Resources (RPCC Library - Gonzales Campus)

Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers (print issues)


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