Use the search box to look for a book in the school catalog. Make sure you hit the magnifying class - NOT enter.
To open an e-book you will need to login. On the back of your student ID is your 9 digit ID number. This ID number is your user name AND your password.
If you cannot find a book in the school library, see if the RCPL has a book for you.
Questia - The database searches books and journal/magazine articles. See the library for your password.
JSTOR - You can create your own user name and password once you have logged on using the school passwords.
Gale Literature Resource Center - Use for Literary Criticism. Visit the RCPL website to use this database. You will need your library card handy for the barcode number. If you don't have a library card, see Mrs. McGuire for the school library card number.
History in Dispute - Addresses heavily debated questions in history by offering different critical perspectives.
Historical Background Information - Use ABC Clio databases.
Science in Context - Reference, videos, journal and magazine articles.
Newspapers & Magazines:
Get free scholarly content from Google Scholar
Unpaywall is a free browser extension from Google Chrome that enables searcher to legally access full text research papers from its open access content. Download the free extension from the Web Store on Google Chrome. Then go to Google or Google scholar and search for an article. You will see a tab on the right side of the screen with a picture of a lock. If the box is green, the article is free. If the box is grey, the article is not available for free.
Not sure what to say? Use these sentence transitions helpers
Need help organizing your paper try the OWL Writing Center from Purdue
APA or MLA Citation guides - how to cite, when to cite and in-text citation guides.