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ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry - Murphy

Library resources for informative research paper

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We follow all COVID-19 precautions inside the library. However, if you do not feel comfortable entering the building to check out books, we can provide other options. Please call us at 336-633-0204, e-mail, use the chat service or text 336-308-8801.

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How to Place a Hold

If you are unable to find what you need in the RCC library, use the drop-down menu in the catalog to select "CCLINC libraries." This will show you the holdings of RCC and the Community College Libraries in NC Consortium (CCLINC) which you can borrow by "placing a hold" on an item.

If you need to borrow a book from CCLINC or if you want an item in the RCC library that is checked out, use the following steps in the catalog:

  1. Click on the book title.
  2. Click Place Hold (first link in the box on the right of the book title).
  3. At the Login box, enter "Barcode number on Student ID." If you do not know your card number, email
  4. The book title will display. Leave Pickup Library as Randolph.
  5. Click Place Hold. 
  6. A box will appear with Success confirmation.
  7. Click OK.
  • You will be notified via RCC email as soon as the item(s) is ready for you to pick up.
  • There is no charge for interlibrary loans from other CCLINC libraries.
  • It may take 7-10 business days to receive an interlibrary loan item.
  • Overdue charges apply to interlibrary loans.

Can't find the book you need in CCLINC? Use the Interlibrary Loan Request - Book online form (opens in a new window) to request that we find it for you elsewhere.

About the Library Catalog

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  • The online catalog contains the records of all the items located in the RCC Library.
  • Also included are the holdings of 52 other community college libraries that make up the Community Colleges Libraries in North Carolina consortium (CCLINC).
  • The default search is RCC Library but you can also search "CCLINC libraries."
  • You can search all fields, author, title or subject.
  • You can borrow books from other libraries (ILL) and place holds on RCC books by using the "Place a Hold" option in the catalog. (requires your student ID or library card barcode number).
  • Search the "Reserve Desk" to locate materials by instructor, course number or course name. Reserve materials are located at the library service desk and are usually available for in-library use only. Your student ID is required to use Reserve items.