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Full-text coverage of these magazines and newspapers are made available through various RCC Library databases. Once you select a title below, enter keywords in the "Search within Publication" box to find articles from that source. 

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A limited number of the textbooks required for your coursework--called reserve texts--are available to check out on a first-come basis at the Redwood and Riverside Campus Libraries. Please call ahead to check availability and arrange for pickup. You will need to know your course number, instructor's name, and the title(s) of the text you need. This information should be in your syllabus.

Textbooks cannot be placed on hold via the library catalog: call the individual branch to verify availability and place a hold.