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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.

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

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

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

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

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Web Resources

Career & Technical Education Video Library on YouTube, offers several videos on Process Technology.

Industrial Engineering Technicians, from 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.

NAPTA: North American Process Technology Alliance, “an organization of the Process Technology (PTEC) education providers and their business, industry, and community advisors cooperatively working toward their common goals.”

Personal Protective Equipment, from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Shelf Resources (RPCC Library - Gonzales Campus)

Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers (print issues)


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

TP – Chemical technology.

TP 155 to TP 156 – Chemical engineering.

TP 155.5 – Chemical plants

TP 155.7 – Chemical processes.

TP 156 – Special processes and operations.

TP 157 to TP 159 – Apparatus and supplies.

TP 590 to TP 699 – Petroleum refining. Petroleum products.

TP 751 to TP 769 – Gas industry.