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Archive for February, 2010

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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Would you like to improve  your math skills, reading comprehension or get ready for a GED test?  Do you need to prepare  for a career certification test in Civil Service, Nursing & Allied Health or Law Enforcement?  The LearningExpress Library database features a great number and variety of  instantly scored online practice tests to facilitate […]

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Library resources on the life of George Washington, the first U.S. President: –   books in the Cannell Library –  article in the Encyclopedia Britannica –  article in the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences –  websites recommended by the Library of Congress

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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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If you missed last week’s drop-in session, here’s a link to the handout: Beyond the Search Box: Google Tips and Tricks.  One look at all the options and you’ll never use Google the same way again!

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Olympic Games

The Winter 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver, BC begin February 12 and will conclude on February 28. Interested in learning about the history of the Olympics? Find books about the Olympics in the Cannell Library’s catalog.

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The Cannell Library will be CLOSED on Sunday & Monday, February 14 & 15. We will be OPEN on Saturday, February 13 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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This summer and fall, over 1,800 new library cards were issued.  Currently, there are 4294 students with active library cards and another 1,080 students who are using their Clark College photo IDs to check out materials.  Visits to the Cannell Library have continued to increase this academic year with a gate count of 125,878 this […]

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Image from Dryden Image Gallery/NASA photo NASA has a new, free ebook available entitled X-15: Extending the Frontiers of Flight by Dennis R. Jenkins. Here is a short description of the book from the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate web site: The X-15 was the ultimate “X” vehicle. Built in the 1950s, she became the fastest […]

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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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