How to Access RPCC Library Resources

If you need help using or searching the resources, see the How to Use RPCC Library Resources page.

Off-Campus Access

For off-campus access to the RPCC databases and e-book collections, you will be directed to the login screen shown below. You must use either your LoLA ID number or your LoLA username, and your PIN (your six-digit date of birth, formatted mmddyy).

RPCC Library off-campus access login screen

Note: You can find your LoLA ID number once you have logged into LoLA; select RPCC under Self Service and go to any schedule view option, such as Week at a Glance. Your LoLA ID number will be displayed in the upper right corner along with your name.

LearningExpress PrepSTEP for Colleges

LearningExpress PrepSTEP for Colleges is a learning resource that offers:

  • Practice tests for common standardized tests for certification and/or licensing in various professions
  • Exercises, skill-building courses and e-books for help with mathematics, writing and other skills
  • Popular software tutorials
  • And more!

Access to RPCC’s LearningExpress PrepSTEP must be made through any LearningExpress PrepSTEP or related center link on the RPCC Library website. Off-campus, users will be directed through the RPCC Databases Login, before accessing LearningExpress PrepSTEP.

Once on the LearningExpress PrepSTEP homepage, login with your personal account or create one as needed.

If you do not have a LearningExpress PrepSTEP account, you may create your own whether on or off campus.

Once on the LearningExpress PrepSTEP site, select Sign In/Register.

  • Your Username will be the e-mail address that you use and cannot be changed.
  • Your password must be at least six (6) characters long.

Important Note:

Access to the LOUIS and RPCC databases is provided by RPCC Library Services through paid subscriptions and annual consortium fees. Use of the Databases is limited to current RPCC students, faculty, and staff only. Authorized users will need their User ID and PIN to use the resources remotely. Please see above or ask an RPCC Librarian for details.