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What Journals Do We Have in……?

eJournal PortalGRCC’s eJournal Portal provides access to always up-to-date lists of periodicals (journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, etc.) licensed for your use.  From the Library’s homepage, select [eJournal Portal] and limit your results to Journals only. Select the broad Subject you’re looking for – and drill down to select the more specific subcategory. For example, when seeking a list of  Nursing journals, choose [Health & Biological Sciences] and select the Nursing subcategory to discover 1059 links to eJournals!

eJournal Nursing subcategory

Click through to the periodical of interest. If you’re on wi-fi or off-campus, you may be prompted for your last name and 7-digit Raider number.

[eJournal Portal] is great for browsing, but if you need to do a real literature search, be sure to use a database suggested on the appropriate [Subject Guide].


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go see gr!

go see gr! logoDid you know that you can visit many local cultural and leisure venues for free?  go see gr! is available to all current GRCC students and employees. Use your RaiderCard to experience Grand Rapids Museums and John Ball Zoo at no cost. The cost of student admission is sponsored by the Campus Activity Fee.  Staff Development is proud to sponsor and fund the cost go see gr! for employees. For more on Grand Rapids, see the Grand Rapids Subject Guide.

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Cope Invisible Keys Poetry Event on GRCC’s YouTube

If you missed David Cope’s Poetry Reading  Invisible Keys: New and Selected Poems,. it is now available in streaming video on GRCC’s YouTube Channel!  Thank you Media  Technologies!

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Exam Cram is here!

Reminder: Exam Cram started yesterday and runs until Sunday, April 22nd.  All students are encouraged to visit the GRCC Library to partake in the FREE snacks, study areas, and expanded tutoring services.  The library will be open during regular hours during the week and extended hours (10am until 10pm) on both Saturday and Sunday.

Also, another FREE drop-in printmaking session will be held again tomorrow, April 18th, from 10am until 12pm.  Don’t miss out on the fun!

And don’t forget—it’s amnesty week, which means library fines will be waived upon request all week long!

Happy studying!


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Cope Poetry Reading Tomorrow Night! April 12

David Cope Poetry Reading PosterJoin other poetry lovers – and celebrate National Poetry Month – when you attend tomorrow night’s poetry reading and book signing. Post-Beat poet and Grand Rapids Poet Laureate Emeritus, David Cope, will read from his newest book, The Invisible Keys, New and Selected Poems, as well as from poems that span his career. A long-time GRCC English professor, Cope sparked the poetic imaginations of many of his student and served as editor of Grand Rapids Community College Display Magazine for many years. Copies of Cope’s book published by Ghost Pony Press will be available for sale at $16.

  • 7:00 PM, Thursday, April 12.
  • LRC Library & Learning Commons 2nd Floor | 140 Ransom Ave. NE, GR, 49503 | Building #10 on the campus map).
  • Open to the public. | Refreshments | Public parking available in the Bostwick Parking Ramp. (# 8 on the campus map).

See our Poetry Subject Guide!

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