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New Database: Business Book Summaries

Business Book Summaries logoAnother of our new databases from MeL Michigan eLibrary is Business Book Summaries (BBS).  Concise summaries of the best business books will help busy business faculty and students keep up with the latest information in the business world.

Here’s an example of a summary for the book The Culture Builders: Leadership Strategies for Employee Performance, by Jane Sparrow. (Login with your last name and 7-digit Raider number and select the PDF.)

If the title is intriguing, check RaiderSearch Catalog for a GRCC call number, or, click through to MeL Catalog to borrow it if we don’t own it.




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Small Business Resource Center

Small Business Resource Center logoBusiness students, faculty and other researchers should know about Small Business Resource Center (SBRC) found on GRCC’s Databases list and on the Business Subject Guide.  The SBRC includes journal and magazine articles updated every 24 hours, content from the Business Plans Handbook series, directory listings, and more.  The SBRC provides Michigan entrepreneurs and business owners the information needed to start new ventures, expand existing companies, source funding, and search for information to make informed strategic decisions.  The SBRC is provided through the MeL Michigan eLibrary database program.   MeL Minutes are brought to you by the Library of Michigan.

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New! Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success

“Many individuals want or need to improve and develop workforce skills to help them advance in their current job or find their next opportunity.  GRCC’s Library & Learning Commons has a specialized resource to help.   Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success  includes resources to improve workplace writing, communication and math skills; prepare for career entrance tests, licensing and certification exams in 17 career fields; utilize job search and resume tools; and  improve computer skills.” Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success is found in the alphabetic list of GRCC’s Databases and on appropriate Subject Guides – available through MeL Michigan eLibrary. (MeL Minute)

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

“There is a veritable swirl of social issues around us – terrorism, infectious diseases, climate change, reproductive rights, to name but a few.  GRCC’s Library & Learning Commons has a resource that can help make sense of subjects that get debated officially or unofficially.  Opposing Viewpoints in Context  is a targeted resource which helps students, teachers and others interested in discovering both sides of an issue or controversy – and all the background that goes with it. Opposing Viewpoints in Context  features viewpoint essays, news, statistics, images, primary sources and more. Find Opposing Viewpoints in Context  in the alphabetic list of Databases and on the Debate & Controversy Subject Guide,” – available through MeL Michigan eLibrary. (MeL Minute)

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