Library media materials are cataloged in the Library's online
catalog. Display boxes for videos are shelved on the second
floor in the Media Software Collection near the student computers.
Inquire at the Circulation Desk for the actual video you
need or any other media material which you may find in the
All media materials and equipment, for use inside or outside
the Library, need to be checked out at the Circulation Desk
using your valid barcoded RCC ID card.
Faculty and Staff Policies
Faculty and staff may borrow media materials and equipment
for classroom instruction. To avoid disappointment, media
materials should be previewed prior to use.
To increase the likelihood of equipment availability, make
requests three days in advance. Requests are honored on a "first
come first served" basis. We encourage you to plan ahead.
Same day walk-in requests are allowed but discouraged.
To reserve media materials and equipment:
Fill out a media request form at the Help Desk and leave
it at the Circulation Desk or
fill out the online form by selecting Media Materials & Equipment
Semester Equipment Loans are available for frequent users
of the same equipment. Borrowers are always responsible for
equipment security. Equipment must be returned to the Library
for maintenance at the end of the semester. The Library may
recall semester loan equipment for emergency use.
The Library accepts responsibility for maintenance and repair
of all Library equipment. Please report broken equipment
and all equipment dropped in transport.
The Library also offers equipment training and audio and videotape
recording sessions. These require a two-week notice.
Please note: Use of Library media equipment and materials,
that is not in support of teaching, learning or authorized
college activities or which does not comply with Library
policies or U.S. copyright law, is not authorized by the
Normally, students can only use media equipment and materials
in the Library. Once you have located the media material
you want, bring it to the Circulation Desk. Library staff
will assist you in setting up equipment and instruct you
in its operation. The library has a Group Media Viewing Room equipped with a DVD/VHS player and a Internet TV. This TV allows for viewing streaming video online from Films on Demand or Youtube. A student ID is required to use this room. When you are finished, place the program
back in its container, turn off all equipment and return the program to the Circulation
Students may also borrow media materials and equipment outside
of the Library if it is to be used for a verified RCC club
activity on campus. Fill out an AV Materials and Equipment
Request Form three days in advance accompanied by a signed
endorsement of a Club Advisor, Student Activities Director,
or Dean of Students. Leave these at the Circulation Desk.
Loan of materials and equipment is subject to availability.
Question regarding media materials and equipment should
be made to:
Rosa Morales, Media Equipment Manager