Category Archives: Subject Guides

Start Strong with OneSearch

Start your research with GRCC Library OneSearch – that big search box on the Library homepage.  The OneSearch Quick Start Guide explains how to access OneSearch, refine your results, and create citations.

OneSearch provides you with full-text articles, books, ebooks, and multimedia that relate to your assignments.  If you need assistance, the OneSearch Chat box will pop up  and librarians are available to chat with you during Virtual Reference Hours.

Now is the time to get started with that assignment – with OneSearch!

One Search with pop-up Chat


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Filed under Library Services, Library Technology, Subject Guides

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center Now with more Video!






















Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is  the place to start your search when you’re  wondering what career is right for you, with information on over 3800 careers.  There are links to current job and internship opportunities, and there’s a career interest assessment tool, too.

Ferguson’s isn’t new, but this summer’s overhaul will definitely improved  your experience!  There is new career content with more emerging professions, more video, new proprietary directories, and, new advice and how-to articles. Need help with your job search, or,  with workplace skills? Ferguson’s has that, too.

You’ll find Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center on the Library’s Database page, as well as on most Subject Guides.  On-campus networked users can click right into the database.  Off-campus and wireless users need to logon with last name and 7-digit Raider number.   Try it today!


Ferguson's Career Guidance homepage

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New York Times Online Available Free through GRCC’s Library

New York TImes Online platforms

GRCC’s Library provides FREE access to the New York Times Online; it’s a $110 value. NY Times Online is used in all sorts of classes, including: Business; Culinary Arts; Economics; History; Political Science; Theater; and more!

If you’re new to GRCC, then follow the directions to create your account on our NYT Subject Guide to activate your logon today.  If you’ve already created your logon (it’s good for one year) – take time to stay on top of national and world news.

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Filed under Database, General News, Subject Guides

Hot Topics – Need Some Ideas?

Our NewsBank America’s News database provides Hot Topics – “an easier path to locating topics of interest related to current global issues, events and people for personal and course research.”  Hot Topics  automatically update as new matching articles are loaded into the database. They are updated monthly.   Take a look at Hot Topics – September 2020 – and  click here to logon into NewsBank America’s News.NewBank Hot Topics logo

For other news sources, see the News Subject Guide.  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 Cold One – and a Career?

Cold craft beerWhen it’s hot out like it’s been this Summer, you might want a nice cold beer.  Beyond basic enjoyment, beer is big business.  Have you considered being a brewer?

Check out GRCC’s  Craft Brewing program offered by the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education,  and take a look at  some of the new books that GRCC’s Library has to offer on the Craft Brewing Subject Guide.



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