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Online library resources available from anywhere.

Virtual Services for Distance Education (updated 9/28/2020)

Library & Learning Commons Building & Circulation Hours:  Virtual Reference & Instruction Hours: 
Mon-Thu: 8 AM – 6 PM Mon-Thu: 7:30 AM – 8 PM
Friday: 8 AM – 12 noon Friday: 7:30 AM – 5 PM
  • Access to 1st floor computers, printers, study tables.
  • Ask for 2nd Floor Circulating Titles at Circulation Desk.
  • Mask wearing and social distancing required.

Reference Librarian Help

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

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RaiderLoan Document Delivery & Interlibrary Loan

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GRCC Library OneSearch

Start your online research with GRCC Library OneSearch. The OneSearch Quick Start Guide explains how to access OneSearch, refine your results, and create citations.

Advanced Research

For advanced research beyond OneSearch, try:

Need Technology?

Library staff member checks out a laptopThe Library is distributing and collecting all student loaner technologies including:

Students may pick-up and return loaner equipment at the Circulation Desk, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 12 noon Friday.

Logging into Library Resources 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." 
  • You will  be locked out of our server for 15 minutes if you enter the incorrect credentials too many times. 
  • If your name & Raider # combination does not work, contact the Library Circulation Desk at 616-234-3872.

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Virtual Student Lab Software

Virtual Student Lab allows students access to lab software including:lab 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

*  During Fall 2020, SPSS is available for in-person use in the Library (LRC100) on 6 computers between the Reference Desk and Reference Offices 111-112. Students can purchase SPSS software through OntheHub on GRCC IT's Technology Discount page.