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Print Resources

Click below to see what the RCHS library or RC public library has for you. 

RCHS Library Catalog

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RC Public Library Catalog

Online Databases

Databases are reliable and credible because they are previously printed articles from books, magazines, academic journals, and newspapers. Click below to access these free resources.

Contact the library staff or your teacher for passwords. Click here to access all of Gale databases. 

General Databases


Offers magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary sources, images, videos, and audio files.


Purchased encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. 


Offers articles in science, technology, education, social sciences, humanities, and news. 


Contains articles from the Encyclopædia Britannica.

Controversial/Social Issues


Features magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary sources, statistics, images, and videos.

Discusses issues by exploring hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and more. 


Offers relevant non-fiction newspaper and magazine articles about social issues.


Offers relevant non-fiction newspaper and magazine articles about social issues.



Offers magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, and videos, for many science topics.

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Provides coverage for computer science topics spanning thousands of publications.

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Offers articles for students studying both the applied and general sciences.

Social Studies


Includes social science topics, including anthropology, communication, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, and sociology.


Offers info on 209 countries and each U.S. state, discussing daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. is an online database of thousands of multimedia resources you can use to explore children's and young adult books and their authors.


RC Public Library


RCPL offers many excellent resources, including free online tutoring from teachers 7 days a week from 2 pm to 10 pm and test preparation for ACT and SAT.

Use your library card number for password.


Other Online Resources


(Be sure to check the databases first.)

Encyclopedia Mythica

Theoi Greek Mythology

Also be sure to check out Safari Montage. (Use your computer login to access.)


Literary Criticism

(Be sure to check the databases first.)

Gale Literary Index (use the Gale password)

Be sure to check with your teacher if the following web sites will be acceptable:

Cliff’s Notes

Barron Book Notes and PinkMonkey Notes

Spark Notes


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