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Distance Education Help

Welcome!

Hello and welcome to the Library Guide for Distance Education students!  My name is Christopher Murphy and I'm your Distance Education Library Liaison. As a former distance education student, I can appreciate the need to get information and/or materials from the Library in a timely fashion to help in one's studies. Please feel free to contact me with any questions regarding how the Library can assist you like how to use our electronic resources (i.e. databases and e-books), how to write a research paper, citation styles; just to name a few. You can e-mail me using the link on the left of this page or call me directly at (780) 539-2817. I'm here to help you Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. throughout the year. Virtual online assistance is also available. For details, please see the Virtual Assistance box below. I look forward to helping you succeed!

Virtual Assistance

As a Distance Education student you can avail of one-on-one virtual help from Library Technician/Distance Education Liaison Christopher Murphy just by booking an appointment. I can help you with how to do research (using digital and print resources) how to put a research paper together, citation styles, and any other questions you may have. Please identify yourself as a distance/online student when booking the appointment, thank you. I look forward to helping you succeed!

Note: Virtual Research assistance is available year-round but Math & Science, Writing & Grammar tutors are only available from early September to late April. Please e-mail Christopher Murphy at cmurphy@gprc.ab.ca for assistance with research, writing, and grammar.

 

Please identify yourself as a distance/online student when making the booking. This is important so the appropriate tools can be sent to you in advance.

Please watch the Blackboard Collaborate tutorial.

Please identify yourself as a distance/online student when making the booking. This is important so the appropriate tools can be sent to you in advance.

Please watch the Blackboard Collaborate tutorial.

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Technical Support

Need technical support for myGPRC? Moodle? Student e-mail?

Please visit: https://www.gprc.ab.ca/services/techsupport/students/

FEEDBACK

We are always open to hearing from any student how we can make our services even better! Please do not hesitate to contact me, Distance Education Library Liaison Christopher Murphy, via cmurphy@gprc.ab.ca or by calling my direct line (780) 539-2817 with any and all feedback. I'm here to assist you Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. I look forward to helping you succeed!

Textbooks

Do you need to buy textbooks?

All textbooks and course materials can be found and purchased online through the GPRC Bookstore.

780-539-2880 (Grande Prairie)
780-835-6612 (Fairview)
Grande Prairie Campus
10726 - 106 Avenue
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 4C4
Phone: 1-780-539-2939
Email: library@gprc.ab.ca
Fairview Campus
11235-98 Avenue
Fairview,AB T0H 1L0
Phone: 1-780-835-6641
Email: library@gprc.ab.ca