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Where can I find NetAnatomy?

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It is on RCC Library website, http://library.rcc.mass.edu, under Articles.  Clicking on Articles, you will find Alphabetical List and Subject List.  Select the Alphabetical List.  The database's name is NetAnatomy. 

Note: If you access this database from the remote sites, it requires RCC Library barcode.  If you do not have it, please visit RCC Library Circulation Desk.


How many books may I borrow at a time?

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You may borrow six books at a time.  Further information, please visit http://library.rcc.mass.edu/Services/Borrowing.html.


Do you subscribe the AJN (American Journal of Nursing) online?

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Yes, we do.  Please visit this link, http://bit.ly/1OgPI9d. If you access this outside the RCC, you must type in your valid 14-digit RCC library barcode.


What are the RCC bookstore's hour operations?

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Please visit the RCC bookstore's homepage


Does RCC Library subscribe to the Artstor database?

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Yes, RCC does.  Please visit this link.


How can I use the article ILL request?

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Simply, visit this link!  http://bit.ly/1PwUm3P 


How could I find a textbook circulated for 28 days in RCC Library?

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RCC Library may have some textbooks used for your course.  Since most of them may be the former edition and have different publication dates, please consult your instructor for an advice.   Using RCC Catalog Online could help you search and locate them in the library. 


How do I get a library barcode?

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Any RCC student, faculty or staff can obtain a library barcode. Before we can issue you a barcode that will allow you to access all of the library's services, you must first obtain a Student ID Card. Student ID Cards are issued by Campus Security in Room 109 of the Academic Building. To get a library barcode, bring your Student ID Card to the library's Circulation Desk and ask a staff member to assist you.


Where are you located?

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RCC1234 Columbus Ave., Boston, MA 02119

On the RCC campus, we are located in room 211 on the second floor of the Academic (building 3) building.


Do you have a database providing information about industry outlooks?

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Yes, we do.  The database, Gale Business Insights: Essential, provides the information about industry outlooks. Please visit this link.


Do you have an e-book, Periodical Table?

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Yes, please visit this link.


Where can I find Pharos password to log in a computer in Library, Learning Center-Room 203, Writing Center-Room 207 and Computer Labs?

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MyPasswords, web-based application tool, can be used to retrieve your Pharos passwords as well as other usernames and passwords for MyRCC, RCC Student Email, Moodle-Online Courses.  Click this link for a retrieval.


How can I find a textbook on the reserve shelf?

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Reserve books can only be used in the library, with a few exceptions.  To get a reserve book, ask a library staff at the circulation desk for the book that you need.  You will need a valid student ID card with a library barcode to check the book out.  If you are not sure what book you need, you can search the library catalog.

  1. Go to http://library.rcc.mass.edu and click on the "BOOKS" link.
  2. In the library's catalog, click on the "SEARCH " tab.
  3. Search for book by "COURSE RESERVES".

How can I access Boston Globe database?

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If you are a RCC Student or Faculty/Staff with a valid RCC library barcode, please visit this link.


Where can I find a reference book, "The Statesman's Yearbook"?

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"The Statesman's Yearbook" is kept on the Reference Shelves, opposite the Circulation Desk. Its call number is: REF JA51 .S51


Can I print out from the RCC Library laptop?

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Yes, you can. 


What are the hours of the library?

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Please visit the library website for the hours of the library.


Which database provides lists of book award winners? Such as Caldecott Medal, Newberry Medal, etc.

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A database, Books  & Authors, by Gale Cengage Learning can be consulted for the lists of book award winners. Click this link and select Award Winners tab on the right.


Where can I access the Streaming Videos or Films On Demand?

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Please click this link.


Where can I find the MLA Formatting and Style online?

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The Purdue University, Writing Lab, and OWL at Purdue prepared a website of the MLA Formatting and Style online as this link.


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