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Microsoft Office 365 Available FREE

Are you upgrading your technology?  Did you know that you can do so much more affordably with your GRCC email address? Grand Rapids Community College, in partnership with Microsoft, is pleased to announce that GRCC students, faculty, and staff are eligible to receive a personal license for Microsoft Office 365. Office 365 is a collection of services that allows you to collaborate and share schoolwork. The service includes online versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote, plus a OneNote Class Notebook and 1TB of storage in OneDrive. This license is valid as long as you are a GRCC student or employee. See Microsoft Office 365  and select the [Student] or [Faculty] tab.

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Library Offers GRCC Student Laptops for Free 4-hour Checkout

Laptops Checked out at Library Circulation DeskThe Library & Learning Commons has 6 laptops available for GRCC students to checkout out free from the Library Circulation Desk.  All laptops work anywhere on campus and can be checked out for 4-hour periods.  This is great for taking notes in class, working on assignments, or studying in groups.  Each laptop comes with a mouse, power adapter, and computer bag.  A second location (Automated Kiosk) with 12 laptops is located in the Student Center (3rd floor by Advising), also with 4-hour checkouts.  Laptops must be used on campus and late fees apply.  Be sure to bring your RaiderCard (GRCC Student ID).

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Update: Alexander Street Press Streaming Video Errors

Last week, several listeners reported buffering problems with Alexander Street Press videos.   Our vendor believes the problem has been fixed.  Some users have reported they can now view their title with no problem.

If you encounter a problem, please do the following: Press the “Esc” key 3 times rapidly and a diagnostic report will pop up, then click on “Refresh session – OK” and wait for a few seconds for the page to refresh and the video to reload. If the problem continues, please email a screen shot of the diagnostic report to library@grcc.edu so librarians can continue to investigate.

We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused students and faculty.

 

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Welcome Back!

learning_center_a_06_2012_002The Winter Semester has officially begun, and the GRCC Library would like to remind all students (returning, and newbies), as well as faculty and staff, of the many resources and services we can offer you.  From research help to library instruction to quiet study, we have got you covered this semester!

Check out our Library Services subject guide to learn more: http://subjectguides.grcc.edu/guide 

Stop by during our open hours to check out our space, resources, or inquire further about ways we can help – we are located at 140 Ransom Ave. NE,  in between the Music and ATC buildings, on the main campus.

Our staff is looking forward to providing support for all of your academic needs this semester!

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Top 5 Future Technology Inventions: 2019 – 2050

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