Friday, March 30, 2012

Tapping Into SDSU

Grossmont College Library has over 100,000 books – but SDSU has even more! Getting something from SDSU is simple: Check their online catalog here-- San Diego State University Library – for what you want, and then make a request using our Interlibrary Loan service with this Interlibrary Loan Form. Your material should then arrive at Grossmont Library within 1-3 days. That’s it – all without having to enter either library! When we call you that your books have arrived, just stop by the Grossmont Library Circulation Desk to check them out.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Have you tried our Group Study Rooms?

The Library's Group Study Rooms are the perfect place to study with classmates or to work on projects together. There are 13 Group Study Rooms available. Five on the 1st floor are checked out to groups of two or more from the Circulation Desk on a first-come-first-served basis. Seven rooms on the 2nd floor are checked out to groups of two or more, and there's one room that can be checked out to a single individual. Second floor rooms check out from the Media Desk and can be reserved in advance by stopping by or calling the Media Desk at 644-7015. Available equipment in the 2nd floor rooms include computers and laptops with webcams, as well as televisions with DVD players.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

What's Your Term Paper's Topic?

Do you have a term paper to write this semester? Students come to the Reference Desk for help with all sorts of topics, from Alternative Energy to Youth Violence. One thing most of them have in common--students can usually find good resources on their topics in these two library databases: CQ Researcher and Opposing Viewpoints. Select them from our list of databases. Give them a try and see if you can find just what you need for your paper.

Friday, March 9, 2012

Library Resources for Allied Health Students

If you are an allied health student and need an easy way to find library resources just for you, visit
This webpage provides an easy way for you to find books, articles, e-journals, streaming videos, and career resources for allied health.