Why’s Pavel Popov, Clark Libraries’ IT Specialist and the technical brain behind our new library website, wearing a blue beanie? “Sure, the weather’s getting cold, but November 30 has also been deemed the third annual Blue Beanie Day for Web designers and developers who support Web standards. “Hundreds of supporters–who call themselves “Standardistas”–have already uploaded [...]
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You’re in a quandry … You’re writing paper for a class, let’s pretend it’s an art class … but … which databases are right for your research? Enter the power of “Find All Subjects”! 1. In the top blue bar, open the find dropdown menu and select all subjects. 2. In All Subjects you [...]
Welcome back to a fresh new quarter and a fresh new website! Starting this September, the old website will no longer be available and all links will redirect to the new website. If you have not done so already, please update your bookmarks, websites and course syllabi with our new URL http://library.clark.edu. Questions? Contact us!
You’ve asked for it! You’ve dreamed about it! You’ve waited for it! It’s here: The Clark College Libraries NEW Website! The new Clark Libraries Website, still in beta, includes improved access to familiar resources, plus new features such as: subject access to resources computers and technology study areas and rooms live feeds from the the [...]
Finals are approaching and you may find yourself in need of a quick study break. When you do, you may want to check out the Smithsonian Wild website. Researchers at the Smithsonian have installed motion-triggered cameras around the world in order to be able to study wildlife in their natural habitat. You’ll be able to [...]
The Internet Archive is a wonderful place to find all sorts of information. What sort of stuff? For example, 69 years ago today, on Dec 8th, 1941, then President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave his now very famous speech describing the attack on Pearl Harbor by Japanese forces of Imperial Japan. The speech concludes with FDR [...]
Do you have a final and no chance to get that book you need from the library? It might be available for free online. EduChoices.org lists 25 online libraries that contain thousands of free books, plays, poems, magazines, newspapers, and much more. Need a quote from Plato? Check out #21. Perseus Digital Library from Tufts [...]
Digitization can be a good thing. We now have access to some of Washington’s earliest territorial newspapers, including The Vancouver Register, 1865-1869, via the Secretary of State’s Washington History web site. Just as today, almost 150 years ago, some folks were feeling overwhelmed by the onslaught of technology. In the first edition of The Vancouver [...]
Or does your aunt need gallbladder surgery? How about information about childhood asthma? Or do you have back pain? Get reputable health information from Medline Plus, from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
Gale Cengage Learning free online resources now include biographies of women who have changed our world. On March 1, 2009, Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia—which includes over 1,700 biographies, 300 thematic essays, and 1,400 photographs and illustrations—went live on Jewish Women’s Archive website, jwa.org.