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Archive for November, 2009

See an example below for a quick and easy way to compare international statistics via the Comparative Statistics feature in the Europa World library database.  The following categories are represented:  Area & Population, Health & Welfare, Agriculture, Industry, Finance, External Trade and Education.

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CTC in the Clouds

Cloud tags are fun visuals that let you see what something’s about, based on how many times words appear in a block of text.   There’s a little mini cloud tag for this blog over on the right sidebar. Below is a cloud tag for words we commonly use to describe the I-Commons. Intrigued? Make […]

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Let’s Talk Turkey

Cooking a turkey this year for Thanksgiving? Check out this USDA website “Let’s Talk Turkey” to get the right cooking times and oven temperatures for your turkey. For other Thanksgiving related food recipes, you may want to look at the Food Network website. And for information about the history of Thanksgiving and its traditions, you […]

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Cannell Library will have amended hours the week of November 23 – 29, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Library hours will be: Monday, Nov. 23: 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24: 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25: 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, Nov. 26 – 28: CLOSED Sunday, […]

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ebrary® has created a publicly available research center featuring a highly interactive, searchable database of documents pertaining to the H1N1 influenza pandemic. Available at http://h1n1.ebrary.com, the new site contains a growing selection of reports, papers, newsletters, posters, and other important materials from government agencies and other trusted sources.

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Need to watch a DVD or VHS?  Work on PowerPoint alone or with a group? Perfect a speech using visual aids or the Internet?  Boogie on in to the I-Commons and ask to use a media cart. We’ll roll a cart into a study room so you can  get on with the business of learning. […]

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During the summer quarter reserve materials were checked out by students 1,485 times. This fall, the Library has 153 copies of 99 different textbooks for 76 courses available on reserve. eLearning has a blog for Clark College Blackboard Users; Smart Penguin – http://www.smartpenguin.org/smartpenguin/ The Information Commons at CTC launched their own blog, the East Side […]

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Want to read quick, common sense information about food and food choices?  Click on the following link to read the full-text of the Nutrition Action Healthletter, available through our EBSCO databases.  Nutrition Action

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Check out this new book in the library: Cannell New Books LB2395 .R76 2008.  Preview this book on Google Books.

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