Category Archives: Collection Development

Artstor Adds 93,000 New Images!

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Artstor has released more than 93,000 new images from four of New York’s leading cultural institutions. This eclectic release ranges across the history and built environment of New York City itself to art and artifacts from the Renaissance through the present day. Included are images from the New York Historical Society, the Museum of the City of New York, the Morgan Library & Museum, and, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Take a look!

For additional images resources, see the Multimedia & Image Resources Subject Guide.  For additional arts resources, see the Visual Arts Subject Guide.

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Finding Children’s Books is Easier

Students will find multicultural children’s books in GRCC’s collection is a whole lot easier due to Cataloger Lori DeBie adding local descriptive subject headings into RaiderSearch Catalog. Lori also created dynamic catalog search links on the [Multicultural Children’s Literature] tab of the Children’s Literature Subject Guide, based on questions received at the Reference Desk.

 

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Featured Lists – aka What’s New?

If you’ve ever wondered what new titles the Library & Learning Commons receives, just check Featured Lists.  Found inside RaiderSearch Library Catalog, cataloger Lori DeBie updates Featured Lists monthly with recently received and cataloged print and ebooks, and streaming video titles.

Featured List Option in RaiderSearch Catalog

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New York Times Online – FREE

New York TImes LogoThe New York Times Online is available for free for all GRCC students, faculty, and staff when you sign up with your GRCC email address.  NYTimes.com Group Passes are provided by GRCC’s Library & Learning Commons and the Social Sciences Department on a one-year trial.

NYTimes.com Group Passes provide free access to the extensive news, multimedia and archives of the New York Times without needing to pay for their own subscription!

Create an account from any on- or off-campus location!  For details, see GRCC’s New York Times Subject Guide, or, call a Reference Librarian at 616-234-3868.

 

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Let it Snow Book Display

Let it Snow Book DisplayLet it Snow is the theme of the current book display on the Library & Learning Commons 1st Floor. Curated by librarian Kevin Lyons, titles in this display include the art and science behind snowflakes, as well as titles on winter sports.  Take a look at the display when you visit the LLC for Exam Cram or Tuesday’s Learning Center Open House. Titles in the case *can* be checked out!

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