Collection, Computers, Equipment
To meet the needs of students, faculty, and staff, RDC Library provides a collection of physical and electronic resources. Our subject guides are the best place to start your research.
Find out about the computer hardware and software available at RDC Library.
Find out what pieces of equipment (e.g., cameras and accessories, chargers, electronics) are available at RDC Library.
RDC Library Collection
The Library collection is made up of several distinct parts:
This is the major part of our collection. It includes resources such as print books, eBooks, DVDs, CDs, print and online journals (both scholarly and popular), and streaming videos. Located on Floor 2.
Leisure Reading Collection
Fiction and non-fiction intended to encourage and facilitate a culture of reading for pleasure. Located on Floor 2.
The Curriculum Collection supports teacher education programs and courses in the RDC School of Education. This collection has materials authorized by the Government of Alberta for use in Alberta schools, plus supporting materials, children’s and young adult literature, and non-book items such as sound and video recordings, games, manipulatives, models, and kits. Located on Floor 2.
Reserves are high-demand items available for short-term loans, such as select textbooks and course-specific readings, laptops, and other equipment. Located at the Library Desk on the Main Floor.
RDC Authors Collection
Materials written or produced by RDC faculty, staff, and students are actively acquired by the Library. You can find these items on our shelves by looking for the red “Red Deer College Authors” sticker. Located primarily throughout the Main and Curriculum collections on Floor 2.
Find scholarly work by RDC faculty, staff, and students.
Find out more about the Library collection by reviewing our Collection Development Guiding Document.
Most items in the Library collection, including the computers and some pieces of equipment, are available to the community through a Community Membership.