Tag Archives: Databases

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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New A-Z Databases List

Check out our spiffy new A-Z Databases List! This updated tool provides accurate links to all the databases that GRCC licenses or receives through the MeL Michigan eLibrary program.  As URLs change (all too often – sigh!), the updated link can be changed in the new Databases List, and will be updated across all of the Subject Guides at the same time.

Remember that if you’re off-campus or using wireless, you may be asked to log on with your last name and 7-digit Raider number.

A-Z Databases List graphic

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New MeL Database: Military Database

seals of the US MilitaryWhether you are interested in the military as a career option, or, want to get a military perspective to a topic, our new Military Database is for you!  This database is available to us through the MeL Michigan eLibrary system, and already has been used by students in  CLS100, political science, criminal justice, and engineering.

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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New MeL Databases for Area Studies

globe imageIf you’re taking (or teaching) political science, economics, history, sociology,  geography, language, or literature, you’re likely to need to find your topic covered in the literature of, or about, a different country. If that is the case, then these new area studies databases from MeL Michigan eLibrary might be for you!

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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New Databases Galore!

The State of Michigan provides all Michigan libraries a slate of free-to-Michigan-citizens databases through the MeL Michigan eLibrary program.  For more than 15 years, the list has remained relatively unchanged, populated mostly by Cengage Gale databases – until now.   Starting October 1, 2018 and lasting for the next 5 years, MeL will license many new databases for us  – plus a few old favorites.  You’ll  soon see those databases on the Databases link, as well as on selected Subject Guides.

If you’re not using MeL databases, you’re missing out. Give them a try today!MeL Logo

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