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General Questions

What are the library hours?

Physical Library Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Virtual Assistance Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9 am - 9 pm
Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday: 11 am - 4 pm
Sunday: Closed

Do you have a lost and found?

Items left in the library will be sent to Public Safety in Evans Hall.

Do you have study rooms?

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, study rooms are currently unavailable.

How do I get a library card?

Your RCBC ID has a barcode affixed to the back which serves as your library card.  Your barcode will not work until it is activated by the library.  Additional information on getting a RCBC ID and barcode can be found on our homepage. 

I am a distance education student, how do I get a barcode?

If you are taking online classes only, please click here to fill out the temporary barcode registration form.

I take classes on campus, how do I get a barcode?

Public Safety will affix a Library barcode when you obtain an RCBC ID from any Public Safely office. If you have an RCBC with no barcode attached, stop by the Library and we'll get you one! 

I have a barcode but it’s not working, what do I do?

Please fill out one of the forms Get or Activate Your Library Barcode on the library homepage. It may take up to two business days to process your request.

What is my PIN number?

Your PIN number should be the last four-digits of your phone number.

Online Resources/Online Access

How do I get to the databases?

Go to the RCBC library website. Click on the yellow Databases button on the left side of the screen.

How do I access a database from home or off-campus?

Go to the RCBC library website and on the left side, click on the yellow button "Databases." After you click on a database, you will be prompted to enter your 14 digit Library barcode (no spaces) and 4 digit PIN in order to access the database.

What is a peer-review/scholarly journal article?

Scholarly journal articles are written by an expert in their field of study. A peer-reviewed article is an article written by an expert in their field of study then reviewed by other experts in the field before publication.

Computers

How do I reserve a computer for use in the library?

During COVID-19 operations, you will need to make a reservation for using a computer, table, or chair without a table. Please complete the Seat Reservation form on the library homepage. 

Do you have free wi-fi?

The library has free wi-fi access.

Does the library have printers?

Yes, the library has printer access. You will need to log on to the library computers to print.

How much does it cost to print in the library?

It is $0.10 per page to print.

Do you have color printers?

The library does not have color printers.

How do I log on to the library computers?

You will need your RCBC ID to access the computers in the library. Enter the barcode on the back of your RCBC ID (without spaces) then your PIN number (the last four digits of the phone number you initially put on the library registration form).

Does the library have a scanner, copier or fax machine?

The library has one copier for single-sided 8.5x11 black & white and 2 color scanners. It costs $0.15 per page. The library has 2 scanners that can also have the images sent to the printer. The library does not have a fax machine.

How can I save my documents from the library computers?

Make sure you bring a USB drive to save your documents on. You can purchase one from the bookstore. Otherwise you can save your documents to your RCBC student email Google Drive. 

Does the library have headphones I can use?

You can purchase earbuds at the bookstore.

Does the library have MS Office?

Yes, some library computers are equipped with MS Office.

Library Materials 

What do I need to check out items from the library?

You will need your RCBC ID, with a current term sticker and activated barcode.

Does the library have textbooks that I can use?

The library has many textbooks for student and faculty use only. You must have your RCBC ID with a current term sticker and activated barcode. Textbooks are for in-building use only and can not be removed from the library vicinity. To see the complete list of textbooks available, please click here

What is the loan period and fines for library materials?
Type of Item Loan Period Overdue fines
Books 4 weeks .15 per day
Chromebooks 4 hours 2.00 per hour for the first 24 hours; thereafter, $300 replacement fee and Borrowing Privileges Suspended
DVDs/Videos 1 week 1.00 per day
CDs/Audio Cassettes 2 weeks 1.00 per day
Reserved Textbooks 2 hours 2.00 per hour for the first 24 hours; thereafter, full replacement cost of book and Borrowing Privileges Suspended
Chargers, clickers, and tablets  2 hours 2.00 per hour for the first 24 hours; thereafter, full replacement cost of item and Borrowing Privileges Suspended

To renew online, click here to access your account. If you need assistance, please call the Library at (856) 222-9311, ext. 2021.

How do I purchase textbooks?

Go to the bookstore to purchase textbooks.

Can I get items from other libraries?

RCBC Library has a partnership with the Burlington County Library System. You can check out books from any of the libraries in the County System by going there or requesting the item be sent to one of the RCBC Libraries. Search the RCBC Library catalog for items located at RCBC as well as the County libraries.