Library Services

The Library Staff is providing these online services:

reference/research help: 

Article Request link or 

Book request link 

Return library materials two ways:

RCC Campus:If you are finished with your items, please drop them off on campus at the screening station or call security at 875-6555 when you arrive at the entrance. Thank you to all who have brought items back.  

Clinton Area Students:  Vespasian Warner Library will be accepting RCC items.  Both the parking lot book drop and the front door book drop are open 24/7. You may also drop off items during the Open Hours of the library.


Search Tools

Richland Library

Search for items at RCC and at most academic libraries in Illinois. Books and DVDs can be picked up on campus.  Articles and ebooks can be downloaded or emailed or read directly online.


The online catalog for libraries world-wide.  Search & request an interlibrary loan (ILL) with delivery to RCC - a free service to you.

all subjects/topics
eBooks | Encyclopedias | Handbooks | Dictionaries | Statistics | Infographics


Online Databases: Articles, Videos, eBooks

Contact Us

Librarians are working remotely. 
For assistance:
Telephone: 875-7200 ext. 6303
Louise W. Greene, M.S., M.L.S., Director
Gavena Dahlman, M.L.S., Access Services
  pick up by appointment
  services between libraries are available
  delivery may be approximately once a week from order
Open Hours
Fall & Spring Semesters
Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Semester Breaks
Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Summer Semester
Mon-Thur: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
The library is CLOSED all college holidays.

More Library Services - most suspended due to COVID.  Please call for more information about a service.

Printing | Photocopies | FAX | Study Spaces | Laptops | Headphones | Calculators

One Button Studio Information for instructions. 

Research Assistance | Interlibrary Loan | Delivery | Exhibit & Displays | Public Access to Computer Workstations
Please visit the library website for description of services.