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AVON Editor’s Picks for January 2022

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Changing Work, Changing Workers Streaming Video from AVON

GRCC licenses thousands of streaming videos through Academic Video Online (AVON) from ProQuest / Alexander Street Press, and titles are regularly added to keep the database fresh. Editor’s Picks for January 2022 are available now! They include:

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New in Academic Video Online

GRCC licenses Academic Video Online, the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. Academic Video Online provides over 70,000 closed captioned titles spanning subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. 3500+ titles are added each year.

Take a look at some of the most recent additions.

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Cutting Edge Success at Work

Whether you’re a Millennial new to the workforce, a more seasoned employee seeking tips to get ahead, or a manager assigned to mentor new employees, the ten streaming videos in the Cutting Edge Success at Work series can help. “Lessons are engineered for viewers to see a clear picture of success and to maximize effectiveness in communication, prioritization and organization.” This business training series was created by a psychologist and was filmed on location in Los Angeles in 2019.

It’s part of our Films on Demand streaming video database which is updated monthly. Logon with your last name and Raider number.

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Cutting Edge Success at Work: Make a Great Impression

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John Lewis: Good Trouble

John Lewis: Good Trouble.

In honor of Black History Month, we are delighted to provide GRCC students and faculty access to John Lewis: Good Trouble – “an intimate account of legendary U.S. Representative John Lewis’ life, legacy and more than 60 years of extraordinary activism.”

“After Lewis petitioned Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to help integrate a segregated school in his hometown of Troy, Alabama, King sent “the boy from Troy” a round trip bus ticket to meet with him. From that meeting onward, Lewis became one of King’s closest allies. He organized Freedom Rides that left him bloodied or jailed, and stood at the front lines in the historic marches on Washington and Selma. He never lost the spirit of the “boy from Troy” and called on his fellow Americans to get into “good trouble” until his passing on July 17, 2020.”

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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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