Category Archives: Database

New York Times – for Faculty

New York TImes Online platformsLibrarians are delighted to share that we’re continuing with New York Times Online!  Returning users need to reaffirm your logon for this new year’s access.  New or returning users – activate your logon today – for free.

  • Click http://accessnyt.com.
  • Enter Grand Rapids Community College in the [Find school] field.
  • Click [GO] and then click [Create Account] using your GRCC email address and a password of your choice. Follow the screen prompts to activate your Group Pass.
  • Mobile users may download FREE New York Times Apps.
  • After your Group Pass has been activated, you may enjoy access to NYTimes.com from any internet-connected network or location.

NYT provides teacher resources, including: How to Use the Site and New York Times inEDUCATION.

For more on New York Times Online, see our NYT Subject Guide!

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New York Times – for Students!

New York TImes Online platforms

GRCC students have complimentary access to New York Times Online through your GRCC Library!  If you signed up last year, you’ll need to reaffirm your logon for this academic year’s access.  Whether you’re a returning or a new user – activate your logon today – for free! It’s a $110 value.

  • Click http://accessnyt.com.
  • Enter Grand Rapids Community College in the [Find school] field.
  • Click [GO] and then click [Create Account] using your GRCC email address and a password of your choice. Follow the screen prompts to activate your Group Pass.
  • Mobile users may download FREE New York Times Apps.
  • After your Group Pass has been activated, you may enjoy access to NYTimes.com from any internet-connected network or location.

For more on New York Times Online, see our NYT Subject Guide!

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ProQuest Computing – New Database

ProQuest logoProQuest Computing provides comprehensive coverage of computer topics from over 350 full-text scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles. ProQuest Computing includes “product reviews, database design and management, software, hardware, e-commerce, Web site development, intranets and extranets, and technology management.”

Whether you search the database separately or as a component of ProQuest Central, you’re sure to discover information vital to your academic work.   (Off-campus users will logon with last name and 7-digit Raider number.)

For more resources in Computing, see the Computer Information Systems Subject Guide.

 

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Copyright Clearance Center – New & Improved

Faculty  – contact your  assigned library liaison for assistance with questions about using copyrighted materials in Blackboard, class handouts, or, in course packs. copyright symbolThere are legal ways to avoid having to create expensive-to-print course packs.

Acquaint yourself with the newest version of our Copyright Clearance Center‘s annual academic license – rebranded as RightFind! Connect on-campus via your IP connected computer, or, off-campus users can create a logon with your GRCC email address and any password you will remember. It’s now easier than ever to print out the CCC compliance information for your Blackboard Permissions folder, or for GRCC ePrint use.

Librarian help: verify citations; determine a copyright owner; set up a Course Reserve; and, permalink licensed library resources into Blackboard.   Please take a look at the Copyright Subject Guide.

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ProQuest Ebook Central access fixed

All ProQuest Ebook Central titles are available after a short outage of a portion of the system. Yay!

 

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