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It’s the end of the quarter and time has run out to request interlibrary loan books and articles from the Cannell Library for winter quarter effective 3/12/2009!  Students should ask a Reference Librarian about other options for getting books and articles quickly.  Use the Ask a Librarian feature, call 992-2375 or come by the Reference Desk before the end of the quarter.  […]

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Fine-tune your nonverbal intelligence, with What Every BODY Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People. “Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to “speed-read” people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You’ll also learn how your body language […]

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In Women and Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny, Suze Orman “presents a concrete five-month “save yourself plan” for financial repair, starting with setting aside checking and savings accounts, fixing one’s credit rating, saving for retirement, setting up a will, purchasing home insurance” … and more. “Bestselling author and host of her own […]

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The library is closed from Friday, August 22nd, through Sunday, September 21st, 2008. We will reopen, Monday, September 22nd, 2008 at 7:00 am. Please remember… If you place requests for items when the library is closed, staff will contact you to arrange a time for pick up if your email or phone number is valid. […]

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Sherman Alexie, award-winning novelist, poet, screenwriter, composer and performer, will be the keynote speaker at Clark’s 2008 commencement ceremony, June 19, 7:00 p.m., at the Clark County Fairgrounds Amphitheater. A Spokane/Couer d’Alene Indian, he grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation and graduated from Washington State University. Many of his books and films are available […]

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We do! And we’ve ordered a bunch of new ones for the Renaissance Kids collection! Some of the library favorites are: Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen Flotsam by David Weisner Hondo & Fabian by Peter McCarty Come check them out (and take some home, too).

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We’re getting lots of new books in these days thanks to additional monies from Instruction this year. A couple that caught my eye this week: Restless Skies, the Ultimate Weather Book, New Books QC981.D68 Encyclopedia of Hair (really) Ref. TT957 .S46

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Ever wonder why everyone raves about a specific novel? Thought about reading Ulysses by James Joyce but aren’t sure exactly what it’s about or if you dare tackle it? Have no fear, Peter Boxall and his book are here! This beautiful book contains reviews of “classic” literature as well as pictures and photographs of book […]

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David Gergen

Political commentator David Gergen was recently in Vancouver talking about Pakistan, Iran and Iraq. The November 14, 2007 issue of The Clark College Independent has an article on him but did you know that Cannell Library has an autographed copy of his book Eyewitness to Power? (call number: JK516 .G493 2000). Please come in and […]

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Vatican City, Las Vegas Story by F. Rex; art by T. Wolfinger; edits by C. Giovine. Burbank, CA: ICCC Media Inc., 2006 Cannell Library Call #: PN6727 .R3 V2 2006 Guest Reviewer: Cosimo Giovine, Clark College English Instructor There are very few revolutionary expressions anymore. But when one comes along, I jump at the chance […]

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