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November Hot Topics

Our NewsBank America’s News database provides Hot Topics – “an easier path to locating topics of interest related to current global issues, events and people for personal and course research.” 

“Wanna Say That to My Face” by Thomas Hawk is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

In addition to the expected election and Covid-related topics, November Hot Topics include: SCJ Amy Coney Barrett; Tulsa Race Riot Graves; Google Lawsuit; Catholic Same-Sex Civil Unions; Nobel Prize Winners, and Australia’s reintroduction of Tasmanian Devils. Take a look at the November 2020 Hot Topics.

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New Streaming Video from Films on Demand

Every month, streaming documentaries, educational videos, lectures, interviews, and newsreels are added to GRCC’s Films on Demand (FOD) video database. This month, the following grabbed my attention:

Women Who Brew: Breaking the Glass Ceiling for the Love of Beer: This program follows a women who have found success and fulfillment as brewery owners, pub owners, hops farmers, home-based and large-scale beer artisans, and other positions in the industry.

The Definitive Guide to Davinci Resolve: 8-hour long series of Blackmagic Design’s official training course for people wanting to get a basic overview of the editing, motion graphics, color correction and audio tools in DaVinci Resolve.

The Moneyless Man: Mark Boyle: The Green Interview features Mark Boyle, who defied the odds when he launched an experiment to live for one year without spending any money.

Cheese Slices: Master of Cheese Will Studd travels through Asia, Europe, and the Middle East and looks at the fascinating stories behind the cheeses of these areas. (8-part series)

Inside the Storm: Lessons from the Boardroom:  A rare look behind closed doors of big global businesses and their fatal decisions, which have defined the financial and political realities of the current century.  (17 titles)

The Power of the Actor: The Chubbuck Technique: Acting coach to some of Hollywood’s biggest stars, Ivan Chubbuck explains her 12 step acting technique as outlined in the best-selling book, The Power of the Actor.

A complete list of September’s Films on Demand additions can be found here. Logon with your last name and 7-digit Raider number and start watching!

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October Hot Topics

Our NewsBank America’s News database provides Hot Topics – “an easier path to locating topics of interest related to current global issues, events and people for personal and course research.”  Hot Topics automatically update as new matching articles are loaded into the database and are updated monthly.   Take a look at Hot Topics October 2020  – and  click here to logon into NewsBank America’s News.

 
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Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center Now with more Video!

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Ferguson’s isn’t new, but this summer’s overhaul will definitely improved  your experience!  There is new career content with more emerging professions, more video, new proprietary directories, and, new advice and how-to articles. Need help with your job search, or,  with workplace skills? Ferguson’s has that, too.

You’ll find Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center on the Library’s Database page, as well as on most Subject Guides.  On-campus networked users can click right into the database.  Off-campus and wireless users need to logon with last name and 7-digit Raider number.   Try it today!

 

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New York Times Online Available Free through GRCC’s Library

New York TImes Online platforms

GRCC’s Library provides FREE access to the New York Times Online; it’s a $110 value. NY Times Online is used in all sorts of classes, including: Business; Culinary Arts; Economics; History; Political Science; Theater; and more!

If you’re new to GRCC, then follow the directions to create your account on our NYT Subject Guide 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.

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