Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Announcing: Phi Theta Kappa Book Bag Raffle

Beta Theta Rho, RCC's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, is selling raffle tickets for a back pack valued at over $250.00. This back pack is stocked full of school supplies to get a student through fall semester and beyond. Several of the items in the back pack are a TI-84 Graphing Calculator, a $30.00 gift card for Staples, $20,00 gift card for the RCC Campus Store, $10.00 gift card for Sheetz, $10.00 gift card for the Armadillo Cafe, and a $3.00 copy card for the Library. The back pack also contains an assortment of supplies such as a 4G Flash Drive, pencils, pens, index cards, stapler, umbrella, planner, file folders, pocket folders, composition notebooks, etc.

Raffle tickets may be purchased from Phi Theta Kappa members and Phi Theta Kappa Advisors (Mr. Waymon Martin, Mrs. Melissa Earliwine, and Mr. Clark Adams) between August 15-August 25. The cost of the tickets is $1.00 for 1 ticket or 6 tickets for $5.00. The drawing for the winner of the back pack will be held on August 29.

What better way to start your fall semester than to have all the supplies you need? Get your raffle ticket today!

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

• 5 Moderately Interesting Facts about the Library

Here are 5 things you may not know about the library:

1. In an average week, 1,500 people visit the library.

2. In an average year, users check out nearly 12,000 items.

3. We operate an Ask a Librarian chat service where users can ask librarians for help.

4. During an average week, the Library staff answer over 150 reference questions.

5. Academic Search Premier, which is one of over 90 databases available to students, contains more than 4,600 full-text journals.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

• Database Password

To obtain the required password to access library databases off-campus, visit the Library Services page (located under the Student Services tab) in Campus Cruiser, e-mail the library or call 336.633.0204.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

• Student Wireless Access

To access RCC's wireless network on your laptop in the library:

Connect to the "ARMADILLO_AIR" network, open a browser window, and login.

Your login ID is the same as your CampusCruiser login ID.
Your password is your birth date MMDDYYYY.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

• Google Wonder Wheel

Did you know there's a more visual way to search Google? The Wonder Wheel allows you to see your results in a graphical way.

Take a look at Google Wonder Wheel in action:

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

• Library Help is a Text Away

Can’t come to the library in person? Taking online classes from home? The library website offers an "Ask a Librarian" chat / text feature where anyone can have a "text" session with a librarian. Find the answers you need at your fingertips! We can even send a file via the text window interface in case we have a digital file that you need. CUL8TR!