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Search the Catalog

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.

Search Tips

  • When searching the catalog, be sure to look for items marked "Radiography Approved."
  • Circulating books may be checked out for 3 weeks using your student ID.

By using a "words or phrase" search in the catalog, you can identify books on radiography, as well as on related subjects such as anatomy, computerized tomography, mammography, radiation biology, etc. Try searching for the following "words or phrases" to find radiography books:

radiography AND medical                      

radiation effects

radiation AND safety measures

computed tomography                                


human anatomy

radiography AND positioning                                 

magnetic resonance imaging
Specific organs, regions, or parts of the body followed by the words AND radiography (example: pelvis AND radiography)

Many of the books related to radiography can be found in the following areas of the library:

  • 537.535  Radiobiology
  • 611        Human Anatomy
  • 616.075  Radiography

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.