Category Archives: Learning Opportunity

Citing – a Fact of [Academic] Life

I forgot what citation style I'm supposed to use and at this point I'm too afraid to askDon’t be afraid to ask for help with your citation reference lists. Ask-a-Librarian, and take a look at the Citing Sources Subject Guide.  Two librarian favorites are:  APA from Purdue Owl  & MLA from Purdue Owl.

 

 

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Human Trafficking – it’s real, and it’s in West Michigan

Human Trafficking PosterFBI 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.

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Google & Beyond Workshops This Week in Your Library

Google and Beyond Workshops with tips for better Google search results will be offered to GRCC students in February.  Students will also learn about the Library and Learning Commons databases that provide 24/7 access to E-books full text periodicals — many including citing functions.  These workshops will occur in the LLC computer classroom 206.  No registration required!Google G logo

  • Monday, Feb. 6; 1-2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 7; 2:15-3:15 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 8; 6-7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 9; 9:30-10:30 a.m.

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Fall Issue of CONNECT Faculty Newsletter Published

Please take a few moments to read this semester’s CONNECT NewsletterCONNECT cover graphic.

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Linking Workshops for Faculty & Staff

Linking Library Resources Subject Guide imageLearn easy – and legal – ways to provide permalinks to licensed library resources (e-books, e-journal articles, and streaming videos) in your Blackboard courses. These sessions will teach you how to find and use permalinks to populate your Blackboard with quality, college-level content. Participants must be Blackboard users (faculty/instructional or staff/organization) with rights to edit course/organization content.

  • Friday, November 4 – 351 Main – 10:00am – 11:00am
  • Wednesday, November 16 –  TBA Main –  2:00pm – 3:00pm

Register through CTE.

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