Library and Learning Resources

  • Grace University provides facilities, services, and learning/information resources that are appropriate to support its teaching, research, and service mission. GU also ensures that users have access to regular and timely instruction in the use of the library and other learning/information resources. 

  • GU’s library has books ranging from business, finance, accounting to marketing. In addition, students may use multiple online learning resources, such as the e-textbook website (www.coursesmart.com) for subscribing to e-textbooks and online library. Online library—Library & Information Resources Network (LIRN) (www.lirn.net), a top-ranked online library system.

Overall, GU Library is supporting GU program curriculum well with a variety of online library resources and databases. Current resources are sufficient to support the proposed program. Grace University subscribes to ProQuest One Business, a platform “delivering students and researchers the power to discover a vast selection of business-focused content from a variety of sources including newspapers, dissertations, e-books, video, business cases, industry reports and more.”

(https://about.proquest.com/globalassets/proquest/files/pdf-files/brochures/infographic-pqonebusiness.pdf)

 

The ProQuest One Business collection consists of peer-reviewed and full-text journals, newspaper articles, e-books, and streaming videos to support academic learning. It is an interface and user-experience uniquely designed for business research. GU recently began offering a number of other online resources as well.

 

The following digital library resources also are available for students.

  • Open Educational Resources Commons www.oercommons.org

  • Office of the Law Revision Counsel: uscode.house.gov

  • The WWW Virtual Library: www.vlib.org

  • National Business Incubation Association:  www.nbia.org

  • SCORE: Counselors to America’s Small Business: www.score.org

  • English Study Hall:  home.gwu.edu/~meloni/eslstudyhall

 

Other Free Online Library Sources:

 

 

The Librarian will develop information literacy workshops to help students with academic research and improve their information technology skills. Library workshops will become an integral part of the library program providing instruction on how to use print and online resources, evaluate websites, cite sources in MLA format and more.

 

Library Program Learning Outcomes

 

  • Present information orally and in writing, for informational, persuasive and expressive purposes.

  • Process information logically, showing evidence of research and sound decision making.

  • Analyze, interpret, communicate and address challenges in organizations using critical thinking and critical reasoning.

  • Display integrity, confidence, empathy, accountability, focus and drive. Inspire others on teams and on projects.

  • Display deep sense of ethics and a higher purpose. Create culture of compassion and mutual support in organization building.

 

Library Hours: The library is open during school hours. 

   Nearby public library information

https://www.santa-ana.org/library

https://www.cityoforange.org/244/Library

http://www.ocpl.org/libraries/tustin