Category Archives: General News

Learning Center Open House a Success

The Learning Center’s 3rd Annual Open House was enjoyed by all! Students, faculty, and staff visited each department (Library & Learning Commons, Academic Support & Tutoring Services, Woodrick Center for Equity and Inclusion, and Media Technologies) in the building where they enjoyed food, treats, and refreshments. 2018 LC Open House food lineSpecial thanks go to Brian Morris and the GRCC Guitar Ensemble for providing a music concert during the event. Thanks also go out to all of the staff who made this wonderful event possible.

Our gracious prize sponsors included: Art & Bevs (Culinary Arts Program), GRCC Bookstore, Lake Michigan Credit Union,  Raider Grill & Quiet Cafe, Patatas, and, Subway.  Prize winners may pick up their prizes from the Library Circulation Desk:

  • Katherine Cussimanio
  • Yaylin Lopez
  • Olivia Kunnen
  • Elizabeth Hamilton
  • Ray Nielson
  • Yahntea Weaver
  • Sylvia Parham
  • Maria Hurtado
  • Olive Uwahoro
  • Jonah Craker
  • Chandler Michalsky
  • Ben Ferrell
  • Asadullah Ali

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Thanksgiving Break Hours

Thanksgiving gobbleLibrary Hours for the week of Thanksgiving Break are:

  • Monday Nov. 19.: 7:30 a.m. – 9:45 p.m.
  • Tuesday Nov. 20.: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 21 – Sunday, Nov. 25: CLOSED.

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New MeL Databases for Area Studies

globe imageIf you’re taking (or teaching) political science, economics, history, sociology,  geography, language, or literature, you’re likely to need to find your topic covered in the literature of, or about, a different country. If that is the case, then these new area studies databases from MeL Michigan eLibrary might be for you!

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

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A Display Display?

Check out Archivist/Librarian Mike Klawitter’s Display display – Display Magazine, that is! Published by GRCC since 1964, Display Magazine, a magazine of the arts, features contributions by GRCC students in literature and the visual arts.  Display is available in GRCC’s Digital Archive,  which Mike curates; you’ll want to take a look online!

Display Magazine Display




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Copyright Help Available

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With a looming Course Pack deadline, faculty may have copyright questions. There are legal ways to avoid having to create expensive-for students-to-print course packs. Contact your assigned library liaison for assistance with questions about using copyrighted materials in Blackboard, class handouts, or in course packs.

Librarians can help you use RightFind Academic Copyright Clearance Center‘s annual academic license.  CCC updated their system considerably this summer, and now requires a logon if you intend to use this from off-campus.  Librarians can help: verify citations; determine a copyright owner; set up a Course Reserve;  or permalink licensed library resources into Blackboard. Please take a look at the Copyright Subject Guide.


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