Category Archives: Database

October Hot Topics

GRCC’s NewsBank America’s News database provides Hot Topics – the “most popular trending news headlines and topics.” Hot Topics provide links to pre-researched subjects of interest.

California Governor Gavin Newsom
California Governor Gavin Newsom; photo by Gage Skidmore, CC BY-SA 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

October Hot Topics cover: California gubernatorial recall; ESPN’s first all-woman broadcast; volcanoes & dinosaurs; extreme weather; Texas abortion law; teacher shortages; no-knock & chokehold bans; the debt ceiling; and more. Logon with your last name and 7-digit Raider number.

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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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September Hot Topics

GRCC’s NewsBank America’s News database provides Hot Topics – the “most popular trending news headlines and topics.” Hot Topics provide links to pre-researched subjects of interest.

September Hot Topics cover: shipping delays; the re-opening of the Canada-US border; the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attack; religious exemptions for vaccines; Hurricane Ida; the Paralympics Games; the re-burial of Josephine Baker in the Pantheon; and more. Logon with your last name and 7-digit Raider number.

Hurricane Ida morphed into Tropical Storm Ida in the northeast United States.
Hurricane Ida morphed into Tropical Storm Ida in NE United States

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Free New York Times Online

GRCC’s Library provides FREE access to the New York Times Online. NY Times Online is used in classes across campus, including: Business; Culinary Arts; Economics; History; Political Science; Theater; and more!

If you’re new to GRCC, then follow the directions on our NYT Subject Guide to create your account to activate your logon today.  If you’ve already created your logon (it’s good for one year) – take time to stay on top of national and world news.

New York TImes Online platforms

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