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Keep up-to-date with the latest news in higher education by setting up an alert to the Chronicle of Higher Education. With Chronicle Alerts, you can get a digest of events delivered to your email in a daily or weekly summary. You can choose from a smorgasbord of choices, including Academe Today (morning or afternoon), Job […]

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Cannell Library now has access to LexisNexis, a powerful database that provides access to a wide range of authoritative sources, including world-wide news, business, financial, and legal research tools (such as Shepards Citations, law reviews, Codes for all 50 states, and more). To learn how to use LexisNexis, visit the Knowledge Base,  download one of […]

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    Next time you need an article, try the Visual Search feature available in the EBSCOhost databases. Instead of a list of articles, you’ll get a “grokked” set, like the one shown below. Give it a try and see for yourself how it works!  

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Science Online

A recent addition to our library is Science Online. This database offers access to full text articles ranging from commentary to news to peer-reviewed research from 1997 to the present. Articles from 1880, (yes, you read that right, 1880!) to 1996 can be searched, but only the abstract is available. You can access this database […]

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Polling the Nations

Looking for opinion polls? This database has it 14,ooo, from 1986 to the present. From AARP to Global Warming to Zyuganov, Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, Harris Polls, Pew, ABC, CBN and dozens of others, give it a try and see what you think. (Well, actually, see what others think!) Polling the Nations

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The library just added 33 new full-text e-books to the library’s IT-Pro (information technology) Collection. These books, and hundreds of others, appear in the library’s book catalog, or you can go directly to IT Pro (Library Home Page –> Books –> IT Pro Collection). From both on and off campus, sign in with your name […]

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Trial Databases

Cannell Librarians are always testing new databases, and you can too. The Trial Databases page lists database titles that are currently available for testing, usually for two weeks to a month. We can’t buy every database we test, but testing the databases helps keep us on track with getting resources that are most useful to […]

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Cannell Library has added its 10,000th electronic book! All e-books are available to Clark College students, faculty and staff, 24×7, on- or off-campus, and include titles from the following: 50 reference books in Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) 5,000 tech books in IT Pro from Books 24×7 3000 e-books from NetLibrary 150 e-books from Oxford […]

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