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Candid Career Interviews

A neat new addition to the Library’s streaming video collection provides career videos from CandidCareer.com.  Our license with Alexander Street Press Academic Video Online now includes 161 short video interviews “with industry professionals, giving students a realistic view of a particular path from college to career.” The videos cover a wide variety of industries. (Off-campus users will logon with last name and 7-digit Raider number.)CandidCareer.com image

 

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Astounding Artstor

The Artstor image database has multiple uses for GRCC art students and  faculty – but it’s also a great resource for everyone!  View and reuse astoundingly beautiful high-quality images depicting a multitude of topics.  Artstor images come from the “world’s leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists and are searchable in one easily-navigated repository.” New images are added monthly; all images are rights-cleared for educational use.ArtStor poster with GRCC link

For other art resources, see the Visual Arts Subject Guide.  For other image resources, see the Multimedia & Image Subject Guide.

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ABI/INFORM – New Database

ProQuest ABI/INFORM logoGRCC researchers now may search business research giant ABI/INFORM,  including: ABI/INFORM Global; ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry; and, ABI/INFORM Dateline! Results will feature “full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.” If you want to be “in the know” on business trends, ABI/INFORM will help you do that.  ABI/INFORM can be searched individually OR as part of ProQuest Central. (Off-campus users will logon with last name and 7-digit Raider number.)

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Vinyl, CD, or, Streaming?

How do you like your music?  Today, streaming audio is ubiquitous, but there is a rapidly-growing segment of music-buyers who prefer vinyl and CDs. Several record shows are scheduled this Summer – including a FREE one locally:

If classical, jazz, or world music is “your thing”, try the Library’s streaming audio database Naxos Music Library  with over 137,000 discs!

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ProQuest Central – New Database

ProQuest LogoYour research Database selections just grew exponentially with the addition of a “blockbuster” database  – ProQuest Central.  This multidisciplinary database allows you to “search across all major subject areas, including Business, Health and Medical, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, as well as core titles in the Performing and Visual Arts, History, Religion, Philosophy, and includes thousands of full-text newspapers.”  Search ProQuest Central databases all at once, or, individually. (Off-campus users will logon with last name and 7-digit Raider number.)

Quest Central content chart

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