Category Archives: Subject Guides

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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Happy National Culinary Arts Month!

July is National Culinary Arts Month – so, “hats off” to our favorite cooks, chefs, bakers, waitstaff, barristas, bartenders!  Whoever sets the dates for the “national months” surely was thinking culinary thoughts, since July is also the National Month for: Baked Beans; Cherries; Grilling; Horseradish; Hotdogs; Ice Cream; Blueberries; and, National Picnic Month!

GRCC is well-known for its excellent Secchia Institute for Culinary Education.  The Library supports that program with a terrific culinary arts collection and a Culinary Arts Subject Guide.  If your meals are getting kind of hum-drum, take a look at some of the newest library resources that can perk up your menu.

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go see gr! free with your RaiderCard

Go See GR Postergo see gr! is a program that provides GRCC students, faculty, and staff free general admission to several Grand Rapids museums and John Ball Zoo!  Student Alliance, Student Life, and Staff Development provide this benefit to students, staff and faculty.

GRCC-ites must present their Raider Card and a GoSeeGR! voucher – available for pickup in the Student Life Office – in order to be able to enter the attractions for free.  Check out the website for details.

Take a look at our Grand Rapids Subject Guide, too!

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Kick off Summer with Festival

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Festival is scheduled for June 2-3-4 in downtown Grand Rapids.   “Festival of the Arts is a FREE three-day community event that features several stages of performances, a juried Regional Arts Exhibition, and dozens of food booths run by non-profit organizations.” There are activities for kids and adults, and there are many opportunities to experience Festival as a volunteer, too.

If you enjoy art as well as learning more about those who create it, take a look at our Visual ArtsTheater, and Music Subject Guides.  Where will you be on the first weekend of June?

 

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Encyclopedia of Mental Health – new online!

Encyclopedia of Mental Health coverThe long-awaited second edition of Howard Friedman’s Encyclopedia of Mental Health, covering all aspects of mental health, is now available.  With updated encyclopedia articles written by experts, our e-book version is easier to use than the print version; researchers will find more focused articles faster. GRCC’s Library licensed it for use by an unlimited number of multiple users at a time.   Encyclopedia of Mental Health was chosen as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2016.

This new reference book has been added to several Subject Guides and can be accessed through RaiderSearch Catalog as well. Browse this title now!

Licensed off-campus users may be asked for their last name and Raider number.

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