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Chronicle of Higher Education Access from Off-Campus

Chronicle of Higher Education masthead

 

 

Colleagues,  you still have access to the premier educational newspaper,  The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keep up-to-date about how our education colleagues worldwide are handling business during the pandemic.  Click this password-protected link (you will be prompted for your last name and 7-digit Raider number):

Chronicle of Higher Education

For links to other journals in higher education, see the [Faculty & Staff Resources] Subject Guide.

 

 

 

 

 

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Grand Rapids Press now Full-Image

You asked for this – and now it’s here –  full-page images for the Grand Rapids Press from 2018 to the present, as delivered through the Newsbank Michigan Newspapers database. (Off-Campus users should logon with last name and 7-digit Raider number.)  Other versions of the Press do not include graphics at all, OR, the MLive free version  does not include all the articles published in the print version of the Grand Rapids Press.     To see what other newspapers GRCC licenses, check out the News Subject Guide!GR Press front page
Grand Rapids Press image

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New Career Videos

Take a look at new streaming videos on Careers and Job Searching! (Off-Campus users should logon with last name and 7-digit Raider number.)  Newly-covered careers include: phlebotomy technician; welder; and, transplant coordinator.  Job search topics include: asking for a raise; selling yourself via a phone or video interview; and, creating an effective cover letter  – and many more!  These streaming videos are part of our Films on Demand database.

We’ve got more great resources on the Careers Subject Guide.

Career Tips Video screen

 

 

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Have you activated your New York Times Online? UPDATED INSTRUCTIONS

New York TImes Online platformsGRCC students, faculty & staff have complimentary access to New York Times Online through your GRCC Library!  If you’re new to GRCC, then follow the directions to activate your logon today – for free!

It’s a $110 value. If you’ve already created your logon (it’s good for one year) – take time to stay on top of national and world news. To create your account, see our NYT Subject Guide!

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Yes, we have Consumer Reports!

Consumer Reports coverEspecially at this time of year, library users ask for Consumer Reports. GRCC has online versions of both the monthly magazine and the Buying Guides through our MasterFile Complete database.

Consumer Reports is an independent consumer nonprofit that researches and tests products and services, and then publishes product reviews and rankings.  It’s a great tool to help you decide which products to purchase – or stay away from!

If you’re off-campus or using wireless, you may be asked to log on with your last name and 7-digit Raider number.

Consumer Reports cover

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