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RTP Campus Library: Library Services

Library Services

The Library provides a variety of services to students, both in person and virtually.

Research Assistance

Library staff are available to help you all your research needs. Need to do a research paper but don't know where to start? Don't know how to search the library databases? Need help narrowing down a topic? 

No need to worry! We're here to help.

You can reach us by phone or email, as well as through our online Chat Reference service. 

RTP Library


Reference Appointments

Do you need one-on-one assistance with research? Librarians are available for virtual reference appointments via Zoom or Microsoft Teams. Click the link below to schedule an appointment. 

Library Services @ RTP Library

RTP Books

General Collection:
The general collection contains over 800 books, including reference materials, nonfiction, adult and young adult fiction, and poetry. 

Course Reserves:
Books, videos, and other class materials that are located behind the circulation desk for in-library use only. Items are placed on reserve by faculty members.

Printing is limited to 25 pages a day.

Laptops & Hotspots:
Laptops and hotspots are available for three-week checkouts. Students can also use the desktop computers in the library, as well as the Open Computer Lab located on the first floor of RT1.

Cooperating Raleigh Colleges:
Wake Technical Community College Libraries are now part of the Cooperating Raleigh Colleges agreement. This agreement allows Wake Tech students, faculty, and staff to check out materials from Meredith College, William Peace College, NC State University, Saint Augustine, and Shaw University libraries. Students, faculty, and staff can inquire about CRC borrowing at any of the Wake Tech campus libraries.

Research Guides

The Library creates and maintains online research guides so students can find everything they need all in one place. We have research guides for broad subjects and specific classes.

For a list of our current research guides, visit:

Course Reserves

Books on a shelf.

The library staff have limited access to course textbooks at this time. To see if a course textbook is available, reach out to 

Megan Rudolph, MSLS, MA