Mask up!

Please remember that mask wearing (over your mouth and nose) is required in the Library & Learning Commons, regardless of vaccination status. If you forgot yours, masks are available in the dispenser in the Library Lobby. Let’s all stay healthy!

Mask dispenser in the Library Lobby

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New Books at GRCC

When you’re on-campus, browse the New Books collection near the Library’s front entrance.  It’s regularly refreshed with new print books so the New Books area has a bookstore feel.

New Titles Book Covers

If you can’t come in right now, check out the New Books virtually!  Take a look at our new PRINT titles – as well as new eBOOK titles. Each month, the newest titles are uploaded to the RaiderSearch Catalog Featured Lists.  For Circulating print books, click the [Request] link in the Catalog record and follow the screen prompts to have  the book placed onto the Hold Shelf  for you, or, it can be mailed to your home or office.  For eBooks, click the [View this book] link and logon with your last name and 7-digit Raider number, and start reading!

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International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly and since then, Sept. 21st has been designated as a period of non-violence and cease-fire.

UN poster
UN International Day of Peace 2021

When the world seems frenetic and the talk of imminent war highlights the daily news, consider how you might have a part in creating peace. Is there anything an individual can do? If you have ever considered a job that supports peace, David Smith Peace Jobs: A Student’s Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace might interest you.

Peace Jobs book cover
Smith, David J. Peace Jobs: A Student’s Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace. Information Age Publishing, Inc, Charlotte, NC, 2016. Logon with your last name and 7-digit Raider number. The Library has this eBook available for an unlimited number of readers.

If you are searching for a career, check out the Careers Subject Guide, or the [Careers and Education] tab available on most academic department Subject Guides.

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Career Shopping?

Lots of students choose GRCC because it’s a great place to affordably try out classes in many different interest areas. If you are “shopping” for a career focus, we recommend Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center database.

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is  the place to start your search when you’re  wondering what career is right for you, with information on over 3800 careers.  There are links to current job and internship opportunities, and there’s a career interest assessment tool, too.

You’ll find Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center under “F” on the Library’s Database page, on the Careers Subject Guide, as well as many other Subject Guides.  On-campus networked users can click right into the database.  Off-campus and wireless users must logon with last name and 7-digit Raider number.   Try it today!

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center screen shot
Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

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New in Academic Video Online

GRCC licenses Academic Video Online, the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. Academic Video Online provides over 70,000 closed captioned titles spanning subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. 3500+ titles are added each year.

Take a look at some of the most recent additions.

Logon to Academic Video Online with your last name and 7-digit Raider number. For more video options, see the Multimedia & Image Subject Guide.

Academic Video Online screen

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