Communications: Faculty Guide to the Library: Home

School of Communications


Try the database HathiTrust: find more than 17 million books and other public domain resources.

GVSU Libraries' Instruction YouTube Channel: Several short videos on topics like finding books, evaluating information, etc., that you can put in Blackboard.

Laptop loans for students:

OER funds: funding opportunities for faculty. Learn more at the Accelerating OER webpage.


I am the librarian for the School of Communications. I work with you to:

  • Recommend materials for the University Libraries to support the School
  • Develop and revise curriculum: add me to SAIL proposals and changes
  • Teach sessions on library-based research in your courses, provide resources via Blackboard and the Library's Subject Guides, and consult with students individually or in groups
  • Keep you informed about issues pertaining to scholarly publishing, copyright, plagiarism, and other library developments
  • Consult about your scholarship, including sabbatical proposals
  • Resolve issues with Course Reserve and Document Delivery (a.k.a. interlibrary loan)
  • Achieve accreditation/re-accreditation

Subject Guide

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Kim Ranger
General hours: M-F 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. or by appointment.

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Mailing address: 240 Mary Idema Pew Library, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401
1-616-331-2633 Text or Voicemail: Please leave a message.
Subjects: Communications
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