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Resources for College Libraries™ (RCL) is the premier list of core print and electronic resources for academic libraries, featuring nearly 85,000 titles in 117 subjects. Brought to you by ACRL's Choice® and ProQuest.

Resources for College Libraries™ covers the entire two-year and four-year college curriculum and provides a list of core titles that are essential for undergraduate study. RCL offers both professional researchers and beginning students an easy-to-use interface with discovery features for exploring. RCL can be used for large-scale collection analysis and to complement patron-driven purchases, to ensure that your collection will be just as useful five years from now as it is today. ProQuest offers three subscription options:

Resources for College Libraries™ (RCL)

A comprehensive bibliographic resource that allows libraries to discover and collect over 80,000 essential titles in 61 core subject areas. RCL offers a broad range of subjects, including the traditional liberal arts and sciences curriculum, business, computer science, education, engineering and health sciences.

Resources for College Libraries™: Career Resources (CR)

The essential list of core resources for vocational, technical, and career programs, perfect for retraining the workforce at two-year and four-year undergraduate institutions. CR includes over 4,500 titles in 56 subject areas.

RCL Plus (both RCL and CR products described above)

Multiple choices to fit the libraries' needs

  • Resources for College Libraries™ (RCL)
  • Resources for College Libraries™: Career Resources (CR)
  • RCL Plus (combines both RCL and CR products)

Easy-to-use interface

Easily find RCL and CR titles in your local catalog.



Dynamic facets

Dynamic facets help refine search results for your patrons.

ebrary partner

Access to ebooks selected as Resources for College Libraries™ titles.

Analyze your collection with RCL

Intota™ Assessment

Intota™ Assessment allows you to analyze all your print and electronic through quickly comparing your library’s holdings against print and ebook titles from Resources for College Libraries™.

Mobile access

Bookwire™ App - subscribers of Resources for College Libraries™ can login to access book records or add titles to selected lists.



Full-text reviews

Full-text Choice reviews and easy identifiers for Choice Outstanding Academic Titles

Support & Training

ProQuest offers best-in-class customer service, technical support, and training so you can hit the ground running with your ProQuest products and leverage everything they can do.

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