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Library adds CandidCareer.com interviews to collection

You can get a new slant on possible careers through a recent addition to the GRCC library’s streaming video collection.

The library’s license with Alexander Street Press Academic Video Online now includes CandidCareer.com, 161 short video interviews “with industry professionals, giving students a realistic view of a particular path from college to career.” The videos cover a wide variety of industries. (Off-campus users will need to log on with their last name and 7-digit Raider number.)

Library adds ProQuest Central database

The GRCC library has added a blockbuster database: ProQuest Central.

This multidisciplinary database allows you to search across all major subject areas, including business, education, health and medical, language and literature, science and technology, and social sciences, as well as titles in performing and visual arts, philosophy, religion and thousands of newspapers.

You can search the ProQuest Central databases all at once or individually.  If you’re off campus, you will have to log on with your last name and your seven-digit RaiderCard number.

Library adds series of career tips videos

Check out the Ferguson’s Career Tips screening videos recently added to the GRCC library’s e-collections.

Career fairs, social media, summer internships, resume writing, interviewing and more are covered in this series. You may be prompted for your library logon (your last name and seven-digit Raider number). The Careers Subject Guide lists these videos, and others, on the [Multimedia] tab; take a look at the recently added career titles on the [Books] tab, too!

Library sets Exam Week, summer hours

The library will have adjusted hours in the upcoming weeks:

  • April 21 and 22 — 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. for Exam Cram.
  • April 23 through 26 — regular hours of 7:30 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. ]
  • April 27 — regular hours of 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • April 28 and 29 — closed.
  • April 30 to May 4 — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The library’s summer hours start May 7 and run through Aug. 17:

  • 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.
  • 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays.

The library will be closed May 28 for Memorial Day and July 4 for Independence Day.


GRCC In the News, 4-10-18

Grand Rapids Community College offering two spring drone courses

April 9, 2018; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Realtors, farmers and the construction industry are among dozens of groups with an interest in drones.

Colleges have noted this interest, and Grand Rapids Community College is among a growing number responding to area demands for drone classes.

News 8

April 9, 2018; WOOD TV

Some college students are struggling with basic needs, according to a new study … more than a third of college students are struggling to find food and housing.

We reached out to Grand Rapids Community College this afternoon. They tell us the college operates a food pantry to help students in need. The number of students using that resource has declined in recent years.

College Honors

April 9, 2018; White Lake Beacon

The following local students were among 25 Muskegon Community College students who were inducted into the college’s Beta Xi Xi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society during its 26th ceremony at MCC held March 14 in the Blue and Gold Room on campus.

… Assisting with the 2018 ceremony was Morgan Brown, the PTK Regional President from Grand Rapids Community College.

Grand Rapids poet David Cope releases latest anthology

April 9, 2018; Grand Rapids Magazine

David Cope’s poems are derived from the experiences hes cultivated over the years. They are snippets of inner monologues, conversations and moments in time that capture soulful characters through thoughtfully painted portraits and expressive accounts of real situations.

… Cope will be reading excerpts from “The Invisible Keys: New and Selected Poems” at two local poetry readings this week:

… Thursday, April 12 at the Grand Rapids Community College Library from 7 p.m. 8:30 p.m.

Library hosts Exam Cram from April 16 to 22

The GRCC library is hosting Exam Cram, with free snacks and spaces for quiet study and group work, from April 16 to 22.

Exam Cram also offers:

  • Print-making sessions with Craftsanity‘s Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood from 1-3 p.m. April 16 and 10 a.m. to noon April 18.
  • Extended library hours — 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. — on April 21 and 22.
  • Tutoring in select subjects on April 21 and 22.

No registration is required.