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Your classes are online….

and so is your GRCC Library! Librarians can help you find the e-resources you need to be successful. Just Ask-A-Librarian!  Keep in touch!

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But I needed that PRINT book!

Libraries are closed across the country, so access to print titles, most Course Reserves, and Interlibrary Loan is not possible.  GRCC Librarians offer these alternatives:

  1. Ask-A-Librarian to see if there are alternate resources that will fill your need and accomplish the same goal.VitalSource graphic
  2. Need a textbook? Check out VitalSource on our Virtual Services Subject Guide to see if your textbook is included.
  3. If the book you need has an older copyright date, try out the FREE Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library project.   It’s already helped GRCC students multiple times!Internet Archive logo

Librarians are working to help you be successful.  Stay in touch!

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Need Books?

Need books to finish a research assignment?  Now is the time to use GRCC’s eBook collection.  From the Library’s homepage, type your search ebooks results page with numbersterms into the GRCC Library OneSearch box.  Then refine your results as follows:

  1. Click Full Text Online
  2. Click Book / eBook
  3. Select the Publication Date(s) appropriate to your topic and assignment.
  4. Click onto the Title URL, or the Preview link, to see if the title works for you.
  5. If you intend on using this title for your assignment, click the Quote Marks to get a formatted citation. (Woo-hoo!)

Questions?  Use the Chat service built into OneSearch, or, Ask-a-Librarian. We’re available to ensure you will be successful completing your course work!

 

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We*Are*Here*For*You

We are here for you boxIt’s true, students and faculty – HERE meaning that – while the Library building is closed – we ARE available by phone, email, Ask-a-Librarian, and OneSearch Chat. GRCC Librarians are available during all the hours we normally provided in-person reference service:

  • Monday – Thursday: 7:30 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Friday: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

… and our service-oriented librarians often answer your questions outside those hours because we want you to be successful.

You’re not alone – and you’re certainly not without quality resources to use for assignments.  We hope to hear from you!

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“Who ya gonna call?”…. GRCC Librarians!

We’re not Ghostbusters, but GRCC librarians continue to assist GRCC students and faculty. You can:Red phone ringing

Recent questions included asking how to use eBooks, tips for finding professional journal articles for an assignment, creating a search strategy and limiting to college-appropriate full-text online, how to cite in MLA (and APA), and more!

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