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Online library resources available from anywhere.

Virtual Services for Distance Education

GRCC librarians are ready to assist you - even while the Library & Learning Commons (LLC) building is closed. Please use our Virtual Services (below) for research and to get help. We're answering questions via phone, chat, email, and text.  Like us on Facebook or read our blog for LLC news and tips on how to access services from afar.

2nd Summer Session Service Hours

  • Library Services (General inquiries, Circulation, RaiderLoan): MON-FRI: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Reference Services (Ask-a-LibrarianOneSearch Chat, Reference Phone 616-234-3868), or, Text 616-201-4842):  MON-THU: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

We're Here For You!

Circulation Due Dates & Overdue Fines

Book Drop​Overdues - no worries! If you checked out GRCC Library materials due anytime this year, the due date has been extended (again) and materials are now due Tuesday, August 18, 2020.  Any GRCC overdue fines have been waived.

If you would prefer to return library materials earlier, you may place them into the book drop outside the Library Lobby plaza entrance on Ransom Ave. 

Reference Librarian Help

To make an appointment for dedicated reference assistance from a reference librarian, contact your department's liaison librarian

Authenticating from an Off-Campus Location

When you select licensed resources from the Library website, a logon screen appears.  Type your last name and 7-digit Raider number - and you're "good to go."  If your name - Raider # combination does not work, contact the Library Circulation Desk at 616-234-3872.

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RaiderLoan Document Delivery & Interlibrary Loan - Reopened!

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COMING SOON: Curbside Pickup

GRCC Library Curbside Pickup






We're setting up systems to provide GRCC students & faculty safe access to our print collection, Course Reserves, and other library resources - delivered to your car by library employees.

Other Assistance

If you are experiencing food, housing, or financial insecurity, please visit  

GRCC Library OneSearch

Start your online research with GRCC Library OneSearch, which searches for online books, articles, and more.

GRCC Library OneSearch Help

This guide and video explains how to access OneSearch,  refine your results, and create citations.

Advanced Research

For advanced research beyond OneSearch, try these links:

Virtual Student Lab Software

Virtual Student Lab allows students access to lab software includinglab software logos

  • SPSS Statistics
  • Maple
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Microsoft Visio
  • QuickBooks
  • Adobe Acrobat DC

Follow these Knowledge Base Article instructions; for help accessing the Lab, call the Support Desk at 616-234-4357 or Submit a Service Request