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Video Game Years

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Video Game Years

Video Game Years is new to GRCC’s streaming video collection. This 13-video series “examines the history, culture, technological advances, and oddities of the video game world.” Learn (or reminisce) about the history of Pong, Odyssey2, Donkey Kong Jr., Texas Chainsaw Massacre, John Madden Football, Tetris – and many more!

The series is part of our Films on Demand database; logon with your last name and 7-digit Raider number. For other streaming video options, see the Multimedia & Image Resources Subject Guide.

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New Career Videos from Films on Demand

Take a look at the new 2021 Makematic streaming videos available through our Films on Demand streaming video database. Their Skillsumo series portray young workers from diverse backgrounds who hold a wide variety of jobs from hospitality to manufacturing, logistics and public service. Makematic is an Irish film producer. Their titles have utility for US students, as well as provide a glimpse into job available internationally. There are three Skillsumo series:

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  • Skillsumo FutureProof covers trends in technology and society and how they may impact the future world of work.
  • Skillsumo Work Inspiration focuses on young professionals in STEM and creative careers within both global brands and regional growth sectors.
  • Skillsumo Pathways explore alternative routes into identified growth sectors.

Login with your last name and 7-digit Raider number. For more careers information, see the Careers Subject Guide.

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New Criminal Justice Videos

“Asking Questions in an Investigation.” Films On Demand, Films Media Group, 2020.

Every month, streaming videos are added to GRCC’s Films on Demand (FOD) video database. What grabbed my attention this month was Insights and Strategies: Investigations. In this 6-video series, former homicide task force leader and author, Colin McLaren, discusses various techniques, procedures, and considerations when handling investigations in the workplace or as part of a task force.

Logon with your last name and 7-digit Raider number and start watching!

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New Streaming Video from Films on Demand

Every month, streaming documentaries, educational videos, lectures, interviews, and newsreels are added to GRCC’s Films on Demand (FOD) video database. This month, the following grabbed my attention:

Women Who Brew: Breaking the Glass Ceiling for the Love of Beer: This program follows a women who have found success and fulfillment as brewery owners, pub owners, hops farmers, home-based and large-scale beer artisans, and other positions in the industry.

The Definitive Guide to Davinci Resolve: 8-hour long series of Blackmagic Design’s official training course for people wanting to get a basic overview of the editing, motion graphics, color correction and audio tools in DaVinci Resolve.

The Moneyless Man: Mark Boyle: The Green Interview features Mark Boyle, who defied the odds when he launched an experiment to live for one year without spending any money.

Cheese Slices: Master of Cheese Will Studd travels through Asia, Europe, and the Middle East and looks at the fascinating stories behind the cheeses of these areas. (8-part series)

Inside the Storm: Lessons from the Boardroom:  A rare look behind closed doors of big global businesses and their fatal decisions, which have defined the financial and political realities of the current century.  (17 titles)

The Power of the Actor: The Chubbuck Technique: Acting coach to some of Hollywood’s biggest stars, Ivan Chubbuck explains her 12 step acting technique as outlined in the best-selling book, The Power of the Actor.

A complete list of September’s Films on Demand additions can be found here. Logon with your last name and 7-digit Raider number and start watching!

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New Career Videos

Take a look at new streaming videos on Careers and Job Searching! (Off-Campus users should logon with last name and 7-digit Raider number.)  Newly-covered careers include: phlebotomy technician; welder; and, transplant coordinator.  Job search topics include: asking for a raise; selling yourself via a phone or video interview; and, creating an effective cover letter  – and many more!  These streaming videos are part of our Films on Demand database.

We’ve got more great resources on the Careers Subject Guide.

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