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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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Fifty years ago this month, some very brave college students led a movement called the Freedom Riders.  They were part of CORE, the Congress of Racial Equality.  These students rode public buses in small groups challenging segregation in the American South. Their determination was to be non-violent, but persistent.  They met with incredible resistance on […]

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Here is an amazing talk given by John Hunter about how he teaches 4th graders to solve problems. Here is the description of the talk from the TED website: John Hunter puts all the problems of the world on a 4’x5′ plywood board — and lets his 4th-graders solve them. At TED2011, he explains how […]

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Using clips from more than 300 of the greatest movies ever made, the 1995 series,  American Cinema,  explores film history and American culture through the eyes of over 150 Hollywood insiders, including Clint Eastwood, Steven Spielberg, and Michael Eisner. In-depth treatments present film as a powerful economic force, potent twentieth-century art form, and viable career […]

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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 […]

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The National Book Festival took place in late September, but that doesn’t mean you completely missed out on all the fun. Many of the authors were recorded when they gave their presentations. For example, Rosemary Wells gave a presentation, as well as Ken Follett.  There are many more author webcasts available, so take your time […]

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30 Clicks: Information Tools at Your Fingertips This week: Prezi: The Zooming Presentation Editor Thursday, October 7 @ 12:15 pm in LIB 103 Join Lori Wamsley for this 30 Clicks session to learn about Prezi, a new online tool which will help you to create fun, visually interesting presentations. Adding images and YouTube videos to […]

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30 Clicks: Information Tools at Your Fingertips This week: Streaming Videos Thursday, May 27 @ 1:15 pm in LIB 103 Do you have difficulty finding appropriate streaming videos for your class presentations and projects? Want to jazz up your class lectures with educational videos? Join us for a Thirty Clicks session on where to find […]

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Safari Books Online is the premier on-demand digital library providing over 9,800 technology, digital media and business books and videos online.  Clark College obtained a trial of a Custom Safari Books Online Library that contains a specially-tailored subset of 8,067 titles from Safari Books Online’s overall content.  This trial will expire on 1/8/2009.

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Try our free trial of American History in Video, available until November 15, 2009, and let us know what you think. American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion. The collection allows students […]

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