GRCC co-sponsors GR101 – GR College Week. One of the most fun GR101 events has been going on all Summer, and continues through October 17th – Live Band Swing Dancing at Rosa Parks Circle!
- Through October 17, 2017
- Sep 12, 2017
- Recurring weekly on Tuesday
- 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
- Grand Rapids Original Swing Society
Rosa Parks Circle or Ah-Nab-Awen Park
- Donation $5
The Grand Rapids Original Swing Society has more events, take a look at their website! GRCC’s Library provides access to thousands of pieces of streaming music through Naxos Music Library. Listen to the original Broadway cast recording of SWING!
FBI Victim Specialist Carmen Kucinich will share her expertise on human trafficking in Michigan. Learn the risk factors and methods used by traffickers to enslave their victims.
Ms. Kucinich works on the FBI’s West Michigan Based Child Exploitation Task Force (WEBCHEX) and is an original member of the Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force.
- Thursday, April 20; 6 PM; Sneden 108
Your GRCC Library has books and videos and the Points of View database offers a topical overview with links to articles on trafficking. On-campus networked users click right into the resources. Off-campus and wireless users will be prompted to logon with last name and 7-digit Raider number.
Journal alert services let you know when a new issue of a full-text publication is available. Most database vendors offer an alert service. GRCC’s Library subscribes to several EBSCO databases which offer journal alerts, including:
Login to your database, and then sign-in to your [My EBSCO] account. Click the [Publications] link at the top of the page, and select a full-text journal for which you want to receive alerts. Click the [Share] icon, and follow screen prompts to create your journal alert. Each time a new issue of your journal is available, you will receive an email with direct links to the articles in the new issue.
For more information and step-by-step instructions, visit the EBSCO Journal Alerts page. Contact a librarian if you have questions or need help in connecting to your favorite journals.
Today, the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art made history my implementing an Open Access policy. The Met has made “images of artworks it believes to be in the public domain widely and freely available for unrestricted use, and at no cost, in accordance with the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) designation and the Terms and Conditions of their website. Also available is data from the entire online collection―both works it believes to be in the public domain and those under copyright or other restrictions.” Met content will also soon be available within ArtStor, one of GRCC’s licensed databases, where it will provide students and faculty even more robust search results.
For additional image resources, see the [Image] tab on the Multimedia & Image Subject Guide. For more on Creative Commons, view this archived webinar, The Beauty of Some Rights Reserved – An Introduction to Creative Commons Licensing, from the Michigan Community Colleges Association.