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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.

AtoZMapsOnline: Over 145,000 maps, including political, physical, and more.

Britannica Online Academic Edition: A full-text encyclopedia with video, maps, & more.

CQ Researcher: In-depth, non-biased full-text reports on topics and issues in the news.

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EBSCOhost Databases

Films On Demand: Academic and Archival Films across all disciplines & Newsreels Collections.

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

JSTOR: The Scholarly Archive: articles from scholarly journals in the arts & sciences, humanities, business, etc.

Nexis Uni: Features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources – including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.

Credo Reference: Offers full text general reference resources covering every major subject, and more.

Oxford Reference: Full-text general and subject-specific reference sources.

Advanced: Full-text encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary, images, and more.


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

Selected Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers (Print Edition)

  • American Library Assocation (ALA)

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

  • BF 76.5 to BF 76.8 – Psychology — Research (APA style guides).
  • LB 2369 – Research and report writing–handbooks, manuals, etc. (including MLA, Turabian style guides).
  • PN 147 – Academic writing–Handbooks, manuals, etc. (including MLA).
  • Z 710 – Library research. Research methodology.
  • ZA 3060 to ZA 3075 – Information resources — Research. How to find information, including information literacy.
  • ZA 4060 to ZA 4080 – Electronic information sources. Research. Electronic information resource literacy.
  • ZA 4201 to ZA 4450 – Internet searching. Invisible web. Database searching.

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