Category Archives: Periodicals

Off-Campus Account Creation Now Available for New York Times Online!

The New York Times Online is available for free to all GRCC students, faculty, and staff when you sign up with your GRCC email address.  NYTimes.com Group Passes are provided by GRCC’s Library & Learning Commons and the Social Sciences Department on a one-year trial. NYTimes.com Group Passes provide free access to the extensive news, multimedia and archives of the New York Times without needing to pay for their own subscription!

For the first few weeks, creating an account was limited to on-campus readers, but now, any current student, professor, or staff member may create an account from any off-campus location!  For details, see GRCC’s New York Times Subject Guide, or, call a Reference Librarian at 616-234-3868.

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Library Reaches Out

Kathy Schoen helps students at Raider Rally.

Kathy Schoen helps students at Raider Rally.

Hundreds of students attended Raider Rally last week; most stopped at the Library table. Katherine & Kathy passed out candy, “swag” and campus maps. They showed students how to create a free New York Times account.

Library employees will also be hosting a table on Involvement Day, Wednesday, Sept. 6 on Olivarez Plaza.  We hope to see you there!

 

Librarian Katherine Gregg helped student create a New York Times account.

Librarian Katherine Gregg helped student create a New York Times account.

This student successfully created her free New York Times account.

This student successfully created her free New York Times account.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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New York Times Online – for FREE!

The New York Times Online is available to all GRCC Students, Faculty, and Staff when you sign up with your GRCC email address.  NYTimes.com Group Passes are provided by GRCC’s Library & Learning Commons and the Social Sciences Department on a one-year trial. NYTimes.com Group Passes provide free access to the extensive news, multimedia and archives of the New York Times without needing to pay for their own subscription! New York TImes Online platforms

TO ACTIVATE YOUR PASS:

  • While physically on campus on GRCC’s network, visit http://nytimes.com/grouppass
  • Click on [CREATE ACCOUNT], then use your GRCC email address to create an com account.
  • You’re done! After your pass has been activated, you can enjoy access to com from any network or location

TO DOWNLOAD THE FREE NYTIMES SMARTPHONE APPS: visit http://nytimes.com/mobile

OTHER QUESTIONS?  Take a look at GRCC’s New York Times Subject Guide, or, call a Reference Librarian at 616-234-3868.

 

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Library Hours Change

New Library & Learning Commons (LLC) Fall 2017 hours are:

  • Mon: 7:30 a.m. – 9:45 p.m.
  • Tue: 7:30 a.m. – 9:45 p.m.
  • Wed: 7:30 a.m. – 9:45 p.m.
  • Thu: 7:30 a.m. – 9:45 p.m.
  • Fri: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sat: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Sun: CLOSED

Watch the LLC website for holiday and event (Exam Cram) hour changes. The LLC is closed on Sundays, so please plan ahead for your library needs.

Collections include: 74,000 print books; 150,000 e-books; millions of electronic articles from over 25,000 e-journals; thousands of full-length streaming videos; and, our new campus-wide license to the New York Times Online.  We are your source for access to: 60+ new desktop computers; laptops to checkou t; Course Reserves including many textbooks; study / group seating options; a Quiet Study room; a Meditation / Prayer room; whiteboards; charging stations; and much more.

Remember – librarians and staff want to help you with your library and research needs. Have a great semester!

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Play Ball!

Play Ball Book DisplayIn honor of Opening Day 2017, librarian Lori DeBie curated a book display titled, Play Ball!  Come in, take a look, check something out!

To get ready for a great baseball season, take a peek at some of the sports magazines GRCC’s Library licenses, and, have some fun with Brainy Quotes about baseball.  Batter Up!

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