Resources Available

19 Jan 2005 --- Row of Old Books --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

The RCRL offers a variety of resources for patron use:

Books and periodicals collections — 500 books and subscriptions to various newspapers and business magazines.  Books can be reserved by request by telephone or over the Internet.

Personal computers — Three (3) personal computers (PCs) running Windows 7 operating systems with Internet connectivity for use by its patrons.

Wireless Internet connection — Wireless Internet connectivity that patrons can utilize to access their own laptops, iPads, or other mobile devices.

Business software — The PCs have current versions of the most frequently used business software:

  • Microsoft Word 2010
  • Microsoft Excel 2010
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
  • Microsoft Access 2010
  • QuickBooks

Audio podcasts — instructional podcasts to assist small businesses on key topics

Printer — Wireless printer connected to the Library PCs for document printing.

  • As a courtesy and economic consideration, we recommend that patrons who have e-mail access send longer documents to their own e-mail account so they can be printed at home or their place of business.

Useful Links — Each PC also has key websites loaded on the desktop and/or stored as a bookmark for ease of access by our patrons.  Click here for a list of these Useful Links


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