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Using the Library: Library FAQs

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Library (general)

Q. How do GPRC students get Microsoft Office for free?

Q. How do I Log In to Request an article/book?

Q. Can the public use the Library?

Q. How do I book a group study room?

Q. What is my barcode and PIN?

Q. What is Full Text Finder?

Q. How can I get help with research?

Q. How do I find an academic article?

Academic Success Centre

Q. What is citing? What is a citation? How do I cite?

Q. Where is the Academic Success Centre located?

Q. How do I register for ASC workshops?

Q. How do I submit my paper online for the grammar tutor to review?

Q. How do I get help from a tutor?

Library Computers

Q. Why am I receiving an error message when trying to print a pdf?

Q. What printer does my student print job go to?

Q. How do I print in color?

Interlibrary Loans

Q. What is Interlibrary Loan?

Q. How do I make an ILL request?

Q. How will I know that my ILL requests have arrived?

Q. When will my ILL request arrive?


Q. What are scholarly materials? Why are they important to use?

Q. What are primary sources?

Q. What are secondary sources?

Q. What is Empirical Research?

Q. What is peer review? What's a peer reviewed source?

Q. Do I have the read the whole book?

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