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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 […]

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Download the free  iPhone and iPod Touch to have the power of searching EBSCOhost databases at your fingertips. With the EBSCOhost app you can: Choose which databases to search Limit results to full text or peer reviewed Sort by relevance or date Retrieve full text results in HTML and/or PDF formats Save results for offline […]

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At the Cannell Library we’re having Lunchtime Login Labs during the first week of Spring term. What is it? A drop-in session to help you set up your computer username and password,  student email and Blackboard accounts. When? Noon to 1:00 Monday, April 5 through Friday, April 9 Where? Library Instruction Lab (Room 103)

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Add Zing with Jing!

What is Jing? Jing is free software that allows you to capture screen shots and short (5 minutes max) videos, with or without audio. Images are ready to paste into documents, or, store your captures at Jing’s companion site, screencast.com (2 mb, free). On February 25, the i-Commons hosted a free drop-in sessions demonstrating how […]

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Please join us in the library  for a short workshop on Friday 2/19 @noon in LIB 103. Are you tired of carrying around and losing your flash drive? Do you want to store and/or share paper drafts, .pdfs, and photos out on the Cloud?  Access documents from anywhere anytime. No more emailing documents to yourself. […]

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Join the CTC Librarian for another free information session on Tuesday,  February 9, 9-10am, in CTC 207. This week’s topic: Making Google Dance — Tips and Tricks for Better Results Do you know how to limit Google searches by date or domain type? Have you tried the * as a wildcard search? Have you searched […]

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Who knows why Microsoft hid the ruler, but you’ll need it to set those 1” margins on your papers! This handout goes step-by-step through setting margins and spacing to meet MLA requirements:  Microsoft Word 7 Settings for MLA 6th edition (http://www.clark.edu/Library/PDF/Word_7_MLA.pdf) For help with citing sources, visit the library’s Citing Sources page for “cheat sheets” […]

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Name, Location and File Type: These are the three criteria for organzing and managing your information. If you missed the Drop-In Session on file management and storage, here’s the handout:  Managing Files.  The one-page handout has easy tips for organzing and managing your files, as well as links to a couple of free sites for […]

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Over the quarter break the Cannell Room on the first floor of the library has been updated to a Smart Classroom. This upgrade provides many features for instructors. One feature is a multimedia lectern fitted with a touch-screen control system enabling  users to draw on an image on the screen and project it for larger view. The system […]

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