You can find the services we offer at a distance via Zoom, Teams, and other internet-based methods on our remote services page.
Evening class instruction is available by request. To see if the RCC Library is closed on school holidays and semester breaks, please consult the Library Calendar.
or via text at 857-877-2255
1234 Columbus Avenue
Building 3, Room 211
Boston, MA 02120
This guide provides RCC distance learners with access to resources necessary for online and hybrid courses. Navigate through this guide by using the tabs at the side of this page. If you have any questions make sure you contact one of the librarians at the RCC Library.
In order to access all of the RCC Library's electronic resources you will need a barcode. A barcode can be obtained from the RCC Library's Circulation Desk. This requires that you come to campus at least once to first get a student ID from Public Safety, and then that you come to the Library to get a barcode. Online students can come to the library or email the library staff for your barcode. All electronic resources will prompt you to enter your barcode number before accessing them if you are off campus.
Reference and research assistance from a professional librarian is available to all online and hybrid students. The following methods are available during normal Library hours:
After normal Library hours:
The RCC Library provides distance learners with access to thousands of electronic resources. All of the resources have been selected by librarians and are appropriate for college-level academic research. These include:
The RCC Library's tutorials can help you navigate the wide array of resources available to you. Each one walks you through the process of using a resource starting from the RCC Library's homepage.