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Archive for April, 2007

Cannell library is proud to be able to make available to you Zines made by students in Amaris Hayden’s English 097 class. These self published titles are located to the right of the reference desk in a metal display rack. They are free and you are welcome to take them. Not sure what Zines are? […]

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RSS Feed & Aggregators

“RSS Feeds –Don’t get aggravated, get aggregated” is a presentation for faculty and staff at Clark College On April 26th from Noon to 1:00 pm. Have you ever wanted to use RSS feeds, but you were not sure where to start? Are you not even sure what an RSS feed or aggregator is? Then head […]

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You may have noticed our shiny new silver book returns, which replaced the old institutional green model. The latest addition is a shorter version, specially designated for returning audio visual material. Now, you won’t have to worry about a load of hefty books squashing those delicate DVDs.

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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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Research got you puzzled? Register for Research in the Information Age! Hybrid class, meets weeks 3-7 on two Saturdays (April 21 and May 5) from 1-5:00, and online using Blackboard. Eight hours of class time and 2 hours of online meetings. You may bring a research topic from another class to work on. LIBR 105 […]

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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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Columbia Writer’s Series

The Columbia Writers Series Presents Fiction Writer Scott Nadelson, Wednesday, April 11, 2007, Noon, Cannell Room (Room 101) in the Cannell Library. Nadelson, an assistant professor of English at Willamette University and winner of the 2004 Oregon Book Award for short fiction, is the author of two short story collections: The Cantor’s Daughter (2006), and […]

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