Get the Lowdown on the Latest Bling in OED
right! The esteemed online Oxford English Dictionary
is groovin’ with its latest quarterly update.
the etymology of “bada-bing”, “bling”
and over 2,800 new and revised words.
range from SUPERFOOD (an especially nutritious
food) to LIPOSCULPTURE (liposuction), from BLING
(ostentatious, flashy) to BADA-BING (suggesting
something happening suddenly, emphatically, or easily), and from
CYPHERPUNK (a person who uses encryption when
sending emails in order to ensure privacy) to POD PERSON
(a person considered to be conformist, unoriginal, or emotionless).
into the world of the ever-evolving Oxford English Dictionary
on the Library’s web site under Reference Tools:
New Library Faculty, Staff ... and Babies!
- Eoin (pronounced "Owen") wins the title
of first Cannell Library baby of the year! Adjunct
Librarian Maureen Morasch's wee lad was born April
- Zachary Grant's little Grace
came in a close second, on May 18, in the Library's "Amazing
Baby Race"! She's already perusing some of the hot titles in
the Renaissance Kids Collection.
by Roxanne Dimyan)
is our new tenure-track Reference / Instruction Librarian.
You may have met him ablely manning the Reference Desk last year
as an intern. In his own words:
started my MLS degree in September of 2003 through Emporia State
University’s hybrid distance education program. Emporia State
University is in Kansas. Classes were conducted with an instructor
in Portland during intensive weekend sessions and the time between
classes was supplemented with WebCT and then Blackboard online software.
I graduated with my MLS degree in August of this year. Before I
was hired to work at Clark, I was with my family’s small business
in SE Portland for eight years.”
Brown was recently promoted to Library and Archives
writes, "I was formerly a Library Student Assistant. I have
worked at Cannell Library since Fall 2004. I am currently studying
Business and plan on transferring as soon as I finish up my credits
the Plant Behind Amanda?
"Seymour", a pothos/devil's ivy. In
the past 5 years he's grown to a length of 75 feet.
his way from the corner behind the Check Out Desk, he's now creeping
along the wall behind the Reference Desk. Repotted only once (last
summer), he gets regular doses of water and Schultz Plant Food
Plus. In his early years, he was juiced up with Miracle-Gro. Way
to grow, guy!
question: What movie character is Seymour named after? ...
See end of page for answer ... )
for Quarter Break
at 4:30, Thursday, December 7
Closed December 8 - January 1
Opening for Winter Quarter
at 7:30 am Tuesday, January 2
During the break faculty and staff may gain admittance to the library
by buzzing in at the back door. Please
call ahead to x2504 to make sure the person with whom you'd like
to meet is available.
on Business Source Premier
for market research reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses?
Access is better than ever with Business Source Premier,
one of the offerings in the EBSCOhost suite of
addition to industry and country reports, Business Source
Premier, provides full-text articles for more than 8,800
serials, offering full-text articles back to 1965 (or the first
issue published for that journal) and searchable, cited references
back as far as 1998. It provides full-text coverage in all disciplines
of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting,
finance and economics.
Take Business Source Premier for a test drive
(sample search screen below): www.clark.edu/Library/Resources/articles.html
|Reminders About Reserves
you know you may place textbooks, course notes, and sample exams
on reserve at the library for student use?
place items on course reserve:
out the Cannell Library Course Reserve form: www.clark.edu/Library/PDF/reserve_request_form.pdf
reserve materials with form(s) to Kristin Poage
at mail stop #26 or bring them to the library.
are also available from the Check Out Desk at the library.
Kristin Poage at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 992-2553 for more information.
for students on accessing electronic reserves are on the Class Reserves
Or pick up instructional bookmarks at the Check Out Desk to pass
out in class.
library has over 1,500 videos and DVDs which may be used in the
classroom! We encourage faculty to book videos well in advance to
reduce scheduling conflicts.
online video/DVD booking form is available at:
may also be submitted through email (email@example.com),
campus mail (MS 26), U.S. mail and over the phone (360-992-2553).
you need help selecting videos or have questions about reserves
or video bookings, please give Kristin a call at
Your Viewing ... New DVDs
Moyers on Faith and Reason.
Call Number: BL48 .B54 2006 (Check Out Desk DVDs)
Moyers explores the mysterious region between rationality and
belief, joined by some of the world's most provocative writers
and thinkers. Contents: pt.1. Salman Rushdie -- pt.2.
Mary Gordon & Colin McGinn -- pt.3. Jeanette Winterson & Will
Power -- pt.4. Anne Provoost & David Grossman -- pt.5. Richard
Rodriguez & Sir John Houghton -- pt.6. Margaret Atwood & Martin
Amis -- pt.7. Pema Chödrön.
Call Number: QC981.8 .G56 I533 2006 (Check Out Desk DVDs)
Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences.
Up with "e-books"
e-books are now a featured
list in the library catalog’s link to New
Books & Videos: http://oswald.clark.edu/ftlist.
Susie Harding adds new IT Pro
records every two weeks, so this list will change frequently.
IT Pro Collection, from Books24/7,
is a technical reference library for information technology
with full-text electronic versions of over 700 technical books and
journals. A wide range of IT subjects are covered including
programming, graphic design and Web development from publishers
such as MIT Press, O'Reilly, Osborne/McGraw-Hill, Que, Sams, Sybex
and Wiley. www.clark.edu/Library/Resources/books.html
Duo of IT Pro "e-books"
whet your appetite for electronic books in the IT Pro Collection,
here are two of the over 700 titles. Enjoy!
- IT Workers: Human Capital Issues in a Knowledge-Based
Environment. Edited by Fred Niederman and Thomas
W. Ferratt. Greenwich, Conn. : Information Age Pub., c2006.
- Moodie, Matthew. Pro Apache Ant. Berkeley,
Calif. : Apress, c2006.
Question ... Answer
Library's "Seymour", the pothos/devil's
ivy, is named after Seymour Krelborn, played by Rick Moranis, in
the 1986 film, Little Shop of Horrors,
directed by Frank Oz.
The Little Shop of Horrors, directed
by Roger Corman, features Jonathan Haze as Seymour, and a very
young Jack Nicholson.
can request both films directly through Summit,
the online catalog of over 30 academic libraries in Washington and
Oregon, including Clark College. summit.orbiscascade.org/search/
writes the Cannell Chimes? We all do! Everyone in the library contributes
ideas and proofreads the drafts until we're all satisfied with the
content. We hope you enjoy it, too! We
welcome your comments, ideas, and suggestions.
welcome your comments, ideas, and suggestions.
12-1-06, 12:27 p.m.