The Grossmont College Library is here to help you and your students. Our resources and services support teaching, learning, and research.
Place course materials (textbooks, DVDs, etc) on reserves at the library for student use.
|Search for items on reserve via OneSearch|
|Checkout is limited; most items are a 4-hour period|
|Submit a Reserves Intake Form to place course materials on reserve at the library.|
Learn more about Course Reserves
Research help is available in person and from off campus.
|Visit the reference desk during library hours|
|DVDs & VHS|
Learn more about Circulation Services
Grossmont students, faculty, and staff may request items outside of the Grossmont Library collections using Interlibrary Loan (ILL). This service is free of charge.
Interlibrary Loan Request Form
Separate form required for each book and/or article you need for your research.
Learn more about Interlibrary Loan Services
Search over 60 databases that offer 24/7 access to articles, books, and films
Search for books via OneSearch
Contact: Julie Middlemas
Embed streaming films directly into Canvas.
Access to more than 24,000 academic videos and 250,000 segments for topics in Humanities & Social
Sciences, Business & Economics, Science & Mathematics, Archival Films, and Health
How to Embed Films on Demand videos in Canvas
Films and educational documentaries including films from PBS, The Great Courses, and California
Must be requested for purchase before viewing
How to Embed Kanopy films in Canvas
Streaming access to 300 feature films, documentaries, and foreign films including Food Inc, Ordinary People, and Citizen Kane.
A comprehensive video collection of more than 62,000 titles spanning a wide range of subject areas.
Contact Jessica Owens to learn about easily embedding videos into Canvas via LTI
DVD and VHS collection available for check out at the Circulation Desk
Search for the physical media collection via OneSearch.
Contact: Jessica Owens
Access Newspapers 24/7 through our newspaper databases. Our newspaper databases include access to:
Browse magazines 24/7 through Flipster.
Approximately one hour tutorial for students
"LUCI" is an introductory, standalone, one-shot, one-hour library tutorial that includes a comprehensive quiz.
For instructors seeking more flexible, adaptable content, please see the Library Instruction and Information Literacy course shell in Canvas. It includes videos, modules and pages you can add to your Canvas course.
Students: log into Canvas and select the button "Join this Course."
The tutorial has four sections: Getting Started; Using Research Tools; Evaluating Information Sources; Citing Sources & Avoiding Plagiarism. Each section is 2-3 page long and may contain short videos to watch.
Request a 75-min. workshop, taught by a librarian and tailored to your class assignment. Topics include information literacy, database searching, understanding scholarly sources, evaluating web content, and more.
Help improve the quality of Library Instruction by letting us know what worked well for you and your students, and what might be improved.
Canvas Information Literacy Modules
(This opens a page in Canvas; please login to Canvas to view content)
|Modules or individual pages may be imported into your course and adapted to your needs.|
|Librarian-created screencasts are also available in Canvas Studio for you to embed in your own course.|
Faculty can embed these short self-guided library instruction videos directly into Canvas.
Getting started with library research
Advanced search strategies
Learn more about Self-Paced Video Tutorials
Research Guides are created by Grossmont Librarians to help guide you through your research and find materials for your topic.
Learn more about OER/ZTC at Grossmont College
Low Textbook Cost
Faculty and Teaching Assistants can scan tests on a Datalink 1200 behind the Circulation Desk on the first floor of the library
The library contacts by subjects are your go to librarians, connecting you to library services and collections. Contact them to recommend items for library purchase and for program review.
For general questions and research help
For course reserves, library accounts, and renewals
|(619) 644 - 7361|