The Learning Commons includes the Hugh Thurlow Memorial Library and the Student Learning Center (SLC). We facilitate research, provide learning support, and offer a clearinghouse of information for students from all walks of life.

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Over 14,000 Ways To Feed Hungry Minds

The Hugh Thurlow Memorial Library is open daily and provides 24/7 online access for your late-night cram sessions. We have a wealth of informational resources, and we partner with nearby libraries to extend your reach even further. Between the 14,000 titles ranging from  journals to films and the archive of over 100,000 digital images, it’s hard to stump us.


Your Most Reliable Study Buddy

No matter what program you’re studying, and no matter if you are on-ground or online, RMCAD will provide the help you need to succeed. The Student Learning Center (SLC) will assist you in getting through any challenges you may face in your coursework. Whether it’s writing, math, computer programs (i.e. Photoshop, Illustrator), or success strategies like time management, our professional and peer tutors are trained to help you through it.

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Find all of our print resources for your research, paper, or project in our catalog.

Our library guides include an index of curated resources, blog articles, and introductions to library staff.

Need help with an assignment? Want to improve your time management? Work one-on-one with an SLC tutor! 

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