Librarians are frequently asked about access to genealogical databases and local newspaper archives. GRCC collections serve the academic needs of students and faculty, so we don’t invest in those if they aren’t needed to support the curriculum. BUT – the Library of Michigan (LOM) does, and now you can get a free LOM library card!
Apply online by completing the form found here. Card information will be emailed to you. Use that LOM access to access their Family History e-resources, a selected list of which follows.
Black Thought and Culture non-fiction writings by major American black leaders and public figures, including previously inaccessible material (letters, speeches, political leaflets, interviews, trial transcripts, etc.)
Check out our latest book display on the first floor of the Library! This month’s display showcases selections from the 2015 Michigan Notable Books, as well as some from previous years. If you didn’t know, 20 books are chosen to be on this list each year by the Library of Michigan. The following books comprise this year’s list:
The books chosen are either written by a Michigan author, or set in Michigan or the Great Lakes region. It dates back to 1991 when it began as part of the celebrations for Michigan Week. More information can be found here on the Library of Michigan website.
View one of the electronic books from the comfort of your home or stop in to check one out!