Math Brush-ups

The Learning Center is offering math brush-ups online or in short intensive workshops focused on various topics covered in Math 60-98 to help improve student success..

These are good for students who are interested in:

  • Preparing for the placement test
  • Previewing next quarter’s math class
  • Preparing for finals in their current math class

If you have questions or are interested in attending an in-person brush up, contact Kenji Seta or by visiting room 4323.

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Closed for President’s Day, open on the weekend

The campus is closed Monday Feb. 19th in observance of President’s Day.

The library will still be open Saturday, Feb. 17th, regular hours. 10am-3pm.

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Download Microsoft Office- for free!

Grays Harbor College students have the ability to download a copy of Microsoft Office 360 at no charge. Click here to get your free copy.

 

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Library OPEN Friday 2/9

Although there are no classes Friday Feb. 9th for campus meetings (All College Day) the library will be Open regular hours.

We are also open as usual on Saturday (10am-3pm).

And there is always 24 hour chat help!

 

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Tutoring

If you need help with assignments or just a place to study the The Learning Center is the place for you. They offer subject specific tutoring in a wide variety of subjects so you can get any extra help you need with your classwork. Don’t fall behind. You can just drop in when it is convenient to you, but remember to check the schedule to see when the subject specialist you need is available.

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Grayland Artist Eric Faramus

Visit the Library gallery if you need a breath of fresh air and some vivid colors during these gloomy days.  Work by Grayland artist Eric Faramus is on display until mid-February.

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Our subject-specific Research Guides can help you TODAY!

The John Spellman Library has fantastic Research Guides, now conveniently available through a tab on our homepage! These guides will help you find topics and get started with your research.

Simply use the drop-down menu to select your subject of study. Each guide links to a variety of subject specific print and online library resources, including books and eBooks, magazines and journals, DVDs and streaming videos, and websites and apps.

Our Research Guides are designed to serve as great starting points for exploring topics and beginning research in a variety of subject areas. Check them out today!

And remember, there are many more library resources available to you and we are always here to help!

 

Posted by Lauren, Updated by Chris

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Research Tutorials to the Rescue

Having trouble choosing a topic? Trying to understand what kinds of information you should use? Looking for better search strategies or more search tools? Wondering what are Boolean operators? How to cite sources?

That’s why the library has a number of self-paced tutorials to help you with all things research!

  • Learn effective searching use Boolean operators AND, OR, NOT.
  • Citation help in several different styles
  • Generating keywords and search terms. Improve your strategy by using the best possible search terms.
  • Research can be confusing. Sometimes you need a little help to learn how to research efficiently and effectively. Use our IRIS (“Information and Research Instruction Suite for two year colleges”) tutorials, which cover all aspects of the research process, to focus on what you need to know right now.

This and much more, on our tutorials page.

Have questions? Please ask us!

Adrienne

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day hours and info!

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the library will be closed on Monday, January 15th. We will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, January 16th.

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Born January 15, 1929, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement, as well as an American Baptist minister, humanitarian, and activist. He believed in, and practiced, nonviolent civil disobedience to bring about social and political change in America.

If you would like to know more about Dr. King please visit the John Spellman Library. We have DVDs, eBooks, print books, and great articles for you!

Browse through the items on these links to get you started:

DVDs
-“I Have a Dream” speech
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Biography

eBooks
-The making of the Civil Rights movement
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Biography
-Dr. King’s Legacy

Books
-Dr. King’s autobiography
-Coretta Scott King’s account of her life with Martin Luther King, Jr.
-Dr. King’s assassination and resulting impact on the country

Articles
-Leadership and vision
-Remembering the “I Have a Dream” speech
-Insights into Dr. King’s life

Remember, you can always filter these results on the left-hand side of the page. And, as always, your librarians are here to help! Enjoy your day off in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

 

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Open Hours on Saturdays!

Did you realize the library is open on Saturdays? It’s true!

Every Saturday during the quarter, 10am-3pm.

And we have online help 24/7 through our chat service.

Check it out!

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