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About the Library

Current Library Hours

Fall term (September 20 - December 3) hours:

Redwood Campus Library (Grants Pass) is open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m, Monday - Friday. 

Riverside Campus Library (Medford) is open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m, Monday - Thursday, and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m, Friday.

Table Rock Campus Library (White City) is open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m, Monday - Friday. Under construction with limited services.

Library Materials

Borrowing guidelines
All current RCC students, faculty, and staff are welcome to open a library account with their RCC ID cards.

RCC Libraries and Jackson County Library Services share physical collections. Materials can be checked out from JCLS branches with an RCC library card, and patrons who reside in Jackson County may borrow RCC materials using their JCLS card. Electronic subscriptions (eBooks, research databases) are not shared between systems.

Borrowers are responsible for any materials checked out under their account. 

Most materials may be checked out for a three-week period. Items may be renewed twice (in person, by phone, or online), unless they have been requested by another patron. Patrons may request that library materials be held for them through the online catalog or by calling the library. Holds are limited to 25 at one time. Items will be held for one week, after which they will be returned to the collection.  

Reserves
All three campus libraries have current textbooks and other required items held on reserve. Check-out periods vary, depending on demand. The libraries also have electronics on reserve, including laptops, hard drives, headphones, and webcams. Graphing calculators can be rented for the term for a small fee.

Computers
The library has laptops available for check-out. 

Please see the Library Policies page for additional information.

Library Spaces

Computers
Each campus library has computer stations, as well as laptops available for check-out. 

Food and drink
Food and drink are allowed in the libraries. Please be considerate of fellow patrons, and clean up any waste. Napping is also allowed, but please be aware of your surroundings and your belongings. 

Library policies
RCC Libraries are your libraries, and we want them to be comfortable places for you to study, relax, and interact with others. Library spaces are shared areas, so please be considerate of fellow patrons. Those engaging in disorderly, harassing, or offensive behavior will be asked to leave. Please see the Library Policies page for additional information.

Printing, copying, and faxing
Members of the RCC community can print from library computers at no charge. Photocopying is available at each library for 10 cents per page. .School-related faxing is also available, at no charge.

Scanning
Flatbed scanners are available for use at RWC and RVC Libraries.

Study rooms
Redwood Library has group study rooms available. Sign up at the check-out desk.

Library Courses

LIB 101 - Introduction to Information Literacy
Covers basic information literacy skills and concepts for personal growth and life-long learning. Topics include barriers to effective research, identifying appropriate sources of information for a given task, evaluating information for a given purpose, recognizing misinformation, and explaining why a particular piece of misinformation is misinformation. Students will be introduced to a variety of public and subscription services. Given the online nature of this course, research resources and communication with the instructor will take place through the Internet.

LIB 127 - Introduction to Academic Research
Covers information literacy skills and concepts related to academic research and writing. Topics include task definition and identifying options, selecting sources and refining the search process, and using information ethically. Students will also be introduced to a variety of public and subscription services. Given the online nature of this course, research resources and communication with the instructor will take place through the Internet.

Library Faculty and Staff

Redwood Library

Riverside Library

Table Rock Library