Red Crow Community College Resource Centre

The Red Crow Community College Resource Centre is located in the north east part of the building’s basement. The resource collection focuses on First Nations/Native American and Blackfoot. Students are welcome to come in to study and use the available resources we offer such as encyclopedias, atlases, dictionaries, newspapers, magazines and the media collection which focuses on First Nations topics.

Library services include access to the First Nations Information Connection (FNIC). FNIC is the home page of the resource centre’s computers and the catalogue can be accessed there, as well as, the Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library which has databases and e-books. There are eight computers for student use for research, papers and to access databases and e-books.
➢ Hours of operation 8:30 am to 4:30 pm; except on Fridays closed at 4:00 pm
➢ Photocopying .10/sheet black & white; colour $1/page.
➢ Access to Databases; off-campus access user name and password available upon request.
➢ Access to our catalogue home page at First Nations Information Connection:

Borrowing Information
➢ General Collection and First Nations Collection circulating except for the Blood/Blackfoot books which are non-circulating and must be used in the resource centre ONLY.
➢ Media collection to be used by students in resource centre ONLY. Staff and faculty can borrow media collection for use outside the library.
➢ TAL Cards for use at the other 265 + public/academic/government libraries in Alberta for RCCC students in good standing (no library fines and uses library).
➢ Borrowers are solely responsible for all items checked out.
➢ Borrowers are solely responsible for returning the material to the Library Book return box one (1) hour before closing or fines will be levied.

Who can Borrow?
➢ RCCC students, faculty, staff and TAL members.
➢ Members of the public can use material in Resource Centre only.

Loan Periods & Restrictions:
➢ Items can be borrowed for two weeks.
➢ Three (3) books may be borrowed at one time.
➢ Items may be renewed one time for an additional two weeks.
➢ Items maybe placed on hold for 24 hours.
➢ Reference materials, dictionaries, atlas’ magazines, newspapers, videos and CDs can be used in the library, but cannot be borrowed. Faculty and staff can borrow Videos and CDs.
➢ Reserves as posted.

Late or Lost Books, VHSs or DVDs:
➢ For the general collection fines are levied at .50/day/book for students, faculty and staff. Fines for VHS/DVDs are $1/day for staff and instructors.
➢ For the First Nations/Native American collection fines are levied at $1/day/book.
➢ There is a maximum fine of $15 applied per item. After 30 days the book is considered lost.
➢ For lost or stolen books the charge is the replacement value of the book(s) plus a $10 processing fee for each book. If the book is returned (after 30 days) students will be reimbursed the replacement value of the book.
➢ For sponsored students at the college, borrowing privileges are suspended and a hold will be placed on student cheques and transcripts until library books are returned and fines paid in person or through the *Finance Department.
➢ For other users (faculty & staff), borrowing privileges are suspended until the books/VHS/DVDs are returned and fines paid; fines can be paid in person or through the *Finance Department.

Food and Drinks
➢ No food or drinks are allowed in the library. Food and drinks are allowed in the student study area adjacent to the library.

Revised Dec. 1, 2009


Mary Weasel Fat,
Library Coordinator

• Finance Department (student/staff pay check deduction).