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


The Library Staff is providing online services:



      reference/research help: 

      article requests: Article Request link on the right or 


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
Agricultural Science Collection + AGRICOLA (National Agriculture Library) coming soon
Art & Music
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text coming soon
Humanities, Plays, Theater
Drama Online coming soon
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