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Library offers virtual books display, new library guide and virtual Hispanic Heritage Month events

The David Glenn Hunt Memorial Library at Galveston College is offering a series of activities during the month of October, including a virtual books display, a new library guide on “plagiarism,” virtual Hispanic Heritage Month events, and ongoing webinars.

Visit the virtual displays of books to discover some interesting reads; each tab has its own unique collection of books: https://library.gc.edu/virtual

Check out the new library guide on plagiarism: https://library.gc.edu/plagiarism

Participate in upcoming virtual Hispanic Heritage Month events at the GC Library:

Live Stream via Zoom: Palante, Siempre Palante! The Young Lords. Wednesday, Oct. 13, from 11:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Iris Morales’ award-winning documentary, which aired on PBS’s “POV,” depicts how Latinx communities fought for economic and social justice during the civil rights movement, Vietnam War protests, and the women’s equality movement. Registration is required to attend. Register here: https://gc.libcal.com/event/8314321

Bidi Bidi Bom Bom. Wednesday, Oct. 20, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. This event will be on Instragram Live, https://www.instagram.com/smithsoniannpg/. Join the National Portrait Gallery for a conversation about Tejana icon Selena and the power of representation, image and fashion. Learn to make an “Amor Prohibido” cocktail or mocktail and explore the ways Selena created an image that continues to inspire, empower and electrify her fans. Nos sentimos muy… excited! Register here: https://gc.libcal.com/event/8322557

A series of virtual library instruction webinars also have been created to ensure students, faculty and staff are given opportunities to develop strategies for uncovering accurate, relevant and quality information at Galveston College Library. Webinars require registration to attend

Information literacy sessions for fall 2021 are as follows:

APA Style Demystified
MLA Style Demystified
Plagiarism
Finding Primary Sources
Quick Orientation of Galveston College Library Online
Finding and Using eBooks
Introduction to Databases
All About Database Searching
Whitecaps OneSearch

For the schedule of the library instruction webinars and registration, click here.