39,000 Print Books
134,000 Electronic Books
74 Print Periodicals
34 Electronic Databases
-- 650+ reserve textbooks are available for student use
-- Reserve materials may be checked out for 2 hours
-- Reserve items must be used in the library
-- Only 1 reserve item can be used at a time
Click on the link below and enter the 3 letter course name & course number to see if your textbook is available. (The drop-down menu should be set to Norco Library).
All desktop and laptop computers are equipped with:
General Collection - 21 Days
Magazines/Periodicals (Main Stacks) - 7 Days
Reserve Collection (Hourly) - LIBRARY USE ONLY
Reference Collection - LIBRARY USE ONLY
Checking Out Materials:
Your student ID card must be presented to borrow books, videos, magazines, or reserve materials.
Students can check out up to 20 books at the same time, but only ONE reserve textbook may be checked out at a time.
Community borrowers can check out up to 5 books at the same time, but they cannot check out reserve items.
Up to 3 magazines can be checked out at the same time.
Reserve materials must be returned to the reserve desk at the appropriate college. Return circulating books to any of the 3 colleges.
Late Charges & Overdue Fines:
Daily checkouts - 20¢/day per item
Hourly checkouts - $1/hour per item
Holds will be placed on any student's record if s/he owes more than $25 and the student WILL NOT be able to check out library materials, register for classes, nor obtain transcripts.
Renewals are allowed if the book is not overdue and no one else has requested the book. To renew, you may either bring your student ID card and the book to the Circulation Desk or you may renew your book online.
You may place a hold for a book that is checked out, and you will be notified as soon as it is available. Books awaiting pickup will be held for 3 days. Make a request to hold a book at either the Reference or Circulation Desk.
These loans are available for material located in any of the three college libraries. A maximum of three (3) requests may be filled at one time. The reference librarian will assist you with filling out the request forms. The books will be available at the Circulation Desk upon arrival.
If a library book cannot be located, you may choose to fill out a search request at the Circulation Desk. The circulation staff will search for the item for two weeks, and then notify you about the outcome of the search.
All 7 study rooms are reservable or available on a walk-in basis.
Light pens are available for checkout at the front circulation desk.
-- Select the room you'd like by selecting the green blocks in 30-minute increments up to 2 hours daily.
-- Submit chosen times at the bottom of the page, and fill in your Norco/RCC/MVC email, and other requested information to reserve the room.
--You'll then receive a confirmation via email.
--Be sure to bring your current student ID and reservation info to the circulation (front) desk to check out the room and receive your key. The student who reserved the room must be present for checkout.
Note that rooms will not be held after 15 minutes after the start of the reservation
Black & White:10¢/page
Black & White only: 10¢/page
1 Scanner available to use at no cost
Plug in multiple laptops and work together on assignments requiring a computer, like presentations! If you need cables to connect, ask us.
First come, first serve.
Stations are for groups of 2 or more.
Students not using the station must give up the station to students that would like to use it.
To use the tables, first make sure the table is "on". You can do this by looking for the power button that is located on the media well in the center of the table. If the light is white, press the button once to activate the table and the light will become green.
You will need a VGA connection to your computer, which are available for loan from the reference desk, or you may borrow one of our laptops.
When connecting to a media:scape table with a dual monitor setup, you may need to reduce your screen resolution in order for your computer to display correctly. If you encounter issues, please follow these steps:
* In the display settings for your computer, set the resolution to 1366 X 768 or lower.
* Adjust the refresh rate to 60hz