Posted tagged ‘Library’

Library and Learning Commons Upcoming Adjusted Library Hours

August 15, 2018

Upcoming Adjusted Library Hours

  • Thursday, August 16: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Friday, August 17: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • August 20-24: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Regular Hours*

  • Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 9:45 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:30 a.m. -5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.**

*Beginning Monday, August 27, through Friday, December 14, 2018.

**Saturday hours begin September 8.

Holiday Hours

  • Monday, September 2: CLOSED (Labor Day)
  • November 21-25: CLOSED (Thanksgiving break)

December Exam Cram Hours

  • Saturday, December 8: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 9: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Spring Break Hours

  • Saturday, March 2: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 3: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Monday-Friday, March 4-8: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 9: CLOSED
  • Sunday, March 10: CLOSED

The library will reopen on Monday, March 11, will its regular school hours.

April Exam Cram Hours

  • Saturday, April 20: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 21: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Reminder: GRCC Library Liaisons are here to help faculty with copyright

August 9, 2018

Faculty: contact your assigned library liaison for assistance with questions about using copyrighted materials in Blackboard, class handouts, or in course packs. There are legal ways to avoid having to create expensive-to-print course packs.

Acquaint yourself with the newest version of our Copyright Clearance Center‘s annual academic license – rebranded as RightFind! Connect on-campus via your IP-connected computer; off-campus users can create a login with your GRCC email address and any password you will remember. It’s now easier than ever to print out the CCC compliance information for your Blackboard Permissions folder or for GRCC ePrint use.

Librarians are happy to help: verify citations; determine a copyright owner; set up a Course Reserve; and permalink licensed library resources into Blackboard. Please take a look at the Copyright Subject Guide.

Library hosts Exam Cram

April 16, 2018

Monday, April 16th – Sunday, April 22nd

FREE snacks & beverages everyday

Quiet Study

Group work spaces

 

NEW!  Printmaking sessions with Craftsanity’s Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood

Monday, April 16th 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wednesday, April 18th 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

PLUS on Saturday, April 21st and Sunday, April 22nd

Extended hours from 10:00 am – 10:00 pm (both days)

Tutors available in select subjects

 

No registration required.

Library hosts Exam Cram

April 12, 2018

Monday, April 16th – Sunday, April 22nd

FREE snacks & beverages everyday

Quiet Study

Group work spaces

 

NEW!  Printmaking sessions with Craftsanity’s Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood

Monday, April 16th 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wednesday, April 18th 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

PLUS on Saturday, April 21st and Sunday, April 22nd

Extended hours from 10:00 am – 10:00 pm (both days)

Tutors available in select subjects

 

No registration required.

Upcoming library hours adjustments

April 11, 2018

Here are the Upcoming Adjusted Library Hour:

  • April 21 10a-10p Exam Cram
  • April 22 10a-10p Exam Cram
  • April 16-20 Regular Hours
  • April 23-27 Regular Hours
  • April 28 and 29 Closed
  • April 30-May 4 8a-5p

Beginning Monday May 7 thru Friday August 17:

  • Monday 7:30a-8p
  • Tuesday 7:30a-8p
  • Wednesday 7:30a-8p
  • Thursday 7:30a-8p
  • Friday 7:30a-5p
  • Closed Monday May 28 Memorial Day
  • Closed Wednesday July 4 Independence Day
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday April 28 through September 2

 

GRCC In the News, 4-10-18

April 10, 2018

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 panel discussion on fake news

April 9, 2018

GRCC’s yearlong focus on “fake news,” organized by the library, will end with a panel discussion on April 10.

Journalism adjunct and Collegiate adviser Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood will moderate a panel of local media:

  • Catherine Behrendt, of WZZM.
  • Clayton Cummins, GRCC alumnus and WILX anchor.
  • Justin Dawes, GRCC alumnus and Grand Rapids Business Journal reporter.
  • Bart Deiters, of Wood TV.
  • Jim Harger, of MLive.
  • Shelly Irwin, of WGVU.
  • student editors from The Collegiate.

“Fake News from a Journalist’s Perspective” starts at 11:30 a.m. April 10 on the library’s second floor.

Library hosts Exam Cram

April 9, 2018

Monday, April 16th – Sunday, April 22nd

FREE snacks & beverages everyday

Quiet Study

Group work spaces

 

NEW!  Printmaking sessions with Craftsanity’s Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood

Monday, April 16th 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wednesday, April 18th 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

PLUS on Saturday, April 21st and Sunday, April 22nd

Extended hours from 10:00 am – 10:00 pm (both days)

Tutors available in select subjects

 

No registration required.

David Cope to read from newest book

April 5, 2018

Grand Rapids Poet Laureate Emeritus David Cope will read from his new book, The Invisible Keys: New and Selected Poems, and from poetry he’s written throughout his career during a special event on April 12.

A long-time GRCC English professor, Cope sparked the poetic imaginations of many of his students. He also served as editor of GRCC’s Display Magazine for many years.

Copies of Cope’s book, published by Ghost Pony Press, will be for sale at $16 during the event, which runs from 7-8:30 p.m. on the GRCC library’s second floor. Refreshments will be served during the reading, which is sponsored by the library and the English Department.

 

“Fake News from a Journalist’s Perspective” next Tuesday (4/10)

April 4, 2018

Don’t miss the upcoming “Fake News from a Journalist’s Perspective” panel discussion!

"Fake News from a Journalist’s Perspective" poster for 4/10/18 event, Tuesday, 11:30 a.m., Library and Learning Commons, 2nd Floor; classes and public are welcome

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
11:30 a.m. Library and Learning Commons 2nd floor

Featuring:
· Catherine Behrendt (WZZM-13)
· Clayton Cummins (GRCC Alumnus & Anchor for WILX News-10)
· Justin Dawes (GRCC Alumnus & Grand Rapids Business Journal)
· Bart Deiters (WOOD TV-8)
· Jim Harger (MLive)
· Shelly Irwin (WGVU)
· Participation of student editors from the GRCC Collegiate.

The discussion will be facilitated by: Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood, GRCC adjunct journalism professor, Collegiate Advisor & Former MLive reporter.

Our guest panel will discuss changing media landscape and the effects of fake news on the journalism industry.

Classes and public are welcome!

Sponsored by GRCC Campus Common Reading, the Collegiate Grand Rapids Community College Student Newspaper, Instructional Support, and the Library and Learning Commons.

GRCC TV Feature: ‘Fake News in Real Context’

March 23, 2018

The “Fake News in Real Context” discussion with author Paul Levinson drew students from three classes:

‘Fake News’ session features author Paul Levinson

March 14, 2018

Plan to attend the next program in the Combating Fake News series when Paul Levinson will discuss his book Fake News In Real Context.  Dr. Levinson will sign copies of his book after the presentation; the Library and Learning Commons has complimentary book copies for GRCC students, faculty and staff (while supplies last) available at the Circulation Desk.

The presentation will be 1-2 p.m. March 20 at the Library & Learning Commons 2nd – West. There will be refreshments.

For more information or accommodations, contact library circulation specialist Antoinette (Toni) Harrington at 616-234-3555 or antoinetteharrington@grcc.edu

 

Library hosts ‘fake news’ discussion

February 21, 2018

The Library and Learning Commons is hosting a guest speaker on the topic of Fake News.

Angie Oehrli, Learning Librarian from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor will visit and discuss “Fake News, Lies, and Propaganda!: How to sort fact from fiction.”

What questions should we ask ourselves as we watch or read the news? Join us for this discussion as we use critical thinking skills and practical strategies to evaluate the news.

It takes place 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, on the second floor of the Library and Learning Commons. Snacks will be provided!

This event is sponsored by GRCC Campus Common Reading, Instructional Support, and The Library and Learning Commons. Questions? Contact Antoinette (Toni) Harrington, 616-234-3555 or antoinetteharrington@grcc.edu.

Fake News, Lies and Propaganda! How to Sort Fact from Fiction. What questions should we ask ourselves as we watch or read the news? Guest speaker: Angie Oehrli, Learning Librarian University of Michigan. Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Library and Learning Commons, 2nd Floor. Join us for this discussion as we use critical thinking skills and practical strategies to evaluate the news. Sponsored by GRCC Campus Common Reading, Instructional Support, and the Library and Learning Commons. GRCC.

Library hours through Winter 2018

February 20, 2018

Here are the Upcoming Adjusted Library Hours through Winter 2018:

Feb 19-Mar 3 Regular Hours
Closed on Sundays now
Mar 5-Mar 9 8am-5pm Limited Services Spring Break
Mar 10-Mar 11 Closed
Mar 12-Apr 27 Regular Hours
Apr 21-Apr 22 10am-10pm Exam Cram

Regular Winter Semester Hours:
Monday-Thursday 7:30am-9:45pm
Friday 7:30am-5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm

Library hosts speaker on topic of ‘fake news’

February 14, 2018

The Library and Learning Commons is hosting a guest speaker on the topic of Fake News.

Angie Oehrli, Learning Librarian from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor will visit and discuss “Fake News, Lies, and Propaganda!: How to sort fact from fiction.”

What questions should we ask ourselves as we watch or read the news? Join us for this discussion as we use critical thinking skills and practical strategies to evaluate the news.

It takes place 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, on the second floor of the Library and Learning Commons. Snacks will be provided!

This event is sponsored by GRCC Campus Common Reading, Instructional Support, and The Library and Learning Commons. Questions? Contact Antoinette (Toni) Harrington, 616-234-3555 or antoinetteharrington@grcc.edu.

Fake News, Lies and Propaganda! How to Sort Fact from Fiction. What questions should we ask ourselves as we watch or read the news? Guest speaker: Angie Oehrli, Learning Librarian University of Michigan. Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Library and Learning Commons, 2nd Floor. Join us for this discussion as we use critical thinking skills and practical strategies to evaluate the news. Sponsored by GRCC Campus Common Reading, Instructional Support, and the Library and Learning Commons. GRCC.