ONLINE CATALOGS

RETURN LIBRARY MATERIALS TWO WAYS:

RCC Campus:  If you are finished with your items, please drop them off at the RCC campus.  Call security at 875-6555 when you arrive at the front door.  Thank you to all who have brought items back.  

Clinton Area Students:  Vespasian Warner Library will be accepting RCC items.  The parking lot book drop is open 24/7.  The book drop near the front door is closed.  You may also drop off items during the Open Hours of the library beginning June 1st Mon-Thurs 1:00-6:00PM & Fri-Sat Noon-3:00PM

 

Questions?   Email askalibrarian@richland.edu

 

The Library Staff is providing online services:

 

Including:

      reference/research help: AskALibrarian@richland.edu 

      article requests: Article Request link on the right or LRCILL@richland.edu 

 

AND Help by Telephone:

(217) 875-7200 ext. 6303

 

Need a Book?  There are hundreds of ebooks in our catalog.  See "Finding Ebooks" on the right hand side of this page.

 

 

Richland Library Catalog: Find books and more at Richland or switch to the I-Share catalog to search for items at 90 academic and research libraries in Illinois.  Pick up right here on campus.

Worldcat: The online catalog for libraries world-wide.  Search anywhere and everywhere with delivery to RCC.
 
Public Libraries: Through the Decatur Public Library Online Catalog you can find books, DVDs in more than 520 Illinois public libraries.  Delivery to RCC. 

REFERENCE: eBooks, Encyclopedias | Handbooks | Dictionaries | Statistics

 
 
  • interactive data maps and statistics for population, occupations, education, health and other topics.
  • historical data for crime, population, migration, disease and more.  Download data in graphs or Excel or make your own custom graphs.

Online Articles, Videos and More

All Subjects/Topics
 
Agriculture
Agricultural Science Collection + AGRICOLA (National Agriculture Library) coming soon
 
Art & Music
 
Business
 
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text coming soon
 
Humanities, Plays, Theater
Drama Online coming soon
 
Education
 
Environmental Science
Environmental Science Collection coming soon
 
Nursing & Health
 
Social Sciences & Government
 
Primary Source Documents
 
Science & Technology 
 
 
 

News Publications

Newsbank:  Herald & Review/national news magazines
 

Newspaper Source:  national/international newspapers

Contact Information

Librarians are working remotely. 
 
WE ARE MONITORING EMAIL. Use this address:
 
 
 
 

Requesting Books or Articles

We are honoring article requests.
 
Book Requests (from another library)
Services between libraries have been suspended until further notice.
 

Finding Books and Articles

Title Description File type
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Finding Quality Resources

Title Description File type
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Citations

SOC 110 & SOC 200 Book Lists

Title Description File type
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Hours

Fall & Spring Semesters
Monday thru Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED
 
Semester Breaks
Monday thru Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED
 
Summer Semester
Monday thru Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Friday, Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED
 
The library is CLOSED all college holidays.

Library Services

 

Printing/FAX Punch Cards available in $.50, $1.00, $2.00 and $5.00 denominations and required for printing
Photocopies: 10 cents/page 
FAX:  25 cents/page
Study Spaces: Enrolled students may reserve a room for individual or group study up to two weeks in advance of need.  Call ext. 6303.  Finals week first-come/first-served.   
Laptops: Available for in-library use.  Must be a registered student taking classes.
Available Equipment: headphones, VCR, DVD player/laptop
Speeches/Presentations: Practice your presentations and speeches with a laptop and overhead projector.  Reserve a study room or call ext. 6303
Research Assistance: Walk-in or by appointment.  Start your research assignments early!  Call ext. 6303 or email askalibrarian@richland.edu
Interlibrary Loan:   Interlibrary loans (ILLs) are transactions in which library materials are made available from one library to another. An ILL may consist of the loan of a book, periodical article, or other item. Please allow 2 to 14 days to receive materials.  ILLs are a free service to enrolled students, faculty and staff.   If we don't own it, we can get it. 
Delivery:   RCC receives delivery of books and other materials 5 days a week.  Don't hesitate to request books or items from other libraries.    
Exhibit & Displays: Please contact Louise Greene for procedures and reservations. lgreene@richland.edu 
Public Access to Computer Workstations: Limit of 2 hours per day per registered community (non-student) patron.
Please visit the library website for a complete list of services.  

Staff

Louise W. Greene, M.S., M.L.S., Director
Gavena Dahlman, M.L.S., Access Services