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Introverts and extroverts

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Or both? Watch this cool video about how we can all get along: http://www.cbc.ca/strombo/story-videos/introverts-and-extroverts—cant-we-all-get-along.html The video is narrated by Susan Cain the author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking and features the artwork of Molly Crabapple and director Jim Batt to […]

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Cannell Library received 70+ Spanish language videos as a part of a grant. Like all of our DVDs, they check out for 6 days and you can have up to 3 checked out at a time. They interfiled with the rest of the DVD collection by topic. You are welcome to browse the whole DVD […]

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Clark Librarians have been busy making how-to videos. You’ll find them embedded throughout the website, but you can see them all at a glance on our new “How-To Videos” page.  We’ll add new videos regularly, so keep checking back. Path to the “How-to Videos” page: library website >> find >> images/media >> click the blue […]

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CDs Have Moved

Over the break, we got a second pull-drawer cabinet and consolidated our CDs. All of the Spoken Word CDs are arranged along the top of the right cabinet and all of the oversized CDs, both Spoken Word and Music, are arranged along the top of the left cabinet. A box in the center is for […]

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Experience history with newsreels and other historical videos in  Encyclopedia Britannica Online.  In addition to Extended Play Videos, many of the encyclopedic articles feature additional resources such as short historical videos.  Click on the image below to see a newsreel featured in the article on Munich Agreement 1938. To view Encyclopedia Britannica articles and primary […]

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Pi Day – March 14

Yes, today, March 14, is a celebration of all things Pi.  I’m not writing about the kind of pie you eat, no sir.  I’m talking about mathematical Pi. You know the one.  It never ends: 3.141592…  Anyway, because March 14 looks like 3.14 when you write it out, Pi day is…, today! In celebration of […]

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For the history enthusiasts: To help mark the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy, David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States, and Caroline Kennedy, President of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, recently unveiled the nation’s largest online digitized presidential archive, providing unprecedented global access to the most important papers, […]

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30 Clicks: Information Tools at Your Fingertips This week: NBC News Archives on Demand Thursday, September 30 @ 12:15 pm in LIB 103 Thousands of videos, historic newsreels, primary source documents, photographs and more available to instructors, researchers and students. Download videos and play offline.  Joan Carey will teach you how to access this new […]

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What’s that?  You’ve never heard of the Cavalcade of Stars?  Let me guess, you’ve never heard of Jackie Gleason either, right?  Well, in a time before the mind numbingly stupid “reality television” the networks fob off onto us today, there was a lot of quality television programing.  I’m talking, Grade A, number one, top notch […]

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