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Archive for May, 2012

30 Clicks: Information Tools at Your Fingertips This week: iPad for Beginners Wednesday, May 30 @ 12:15 pm in LIB 103 Are you considering purchasing an iPad? Do you have one but aren’t sure what to do with it? Bring your iPad, or just yourself, and explore everything from setting up your iPad with your […]

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  Learning Express is a wonderful, often overlooked tool available to Clark students. This database includes hundreds of interactive practice tests and tutorials for academic or licensing exams. Get an private password.   Immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and individualized analysis of results. Improve math skills, reading comprehension or get ready for a GED test.  […]

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30 Clicks: Information Tools at Your Fingertips This week: Photo-Editing with Google Picasa Wednesday, May 23 @ 12:15 pm in LIB 103 Edit your photos to create wonderful images for presentations, graduation announcements, digital scrapbooks, and more – free! Crop, straighten, and remove red-eye; add borders, text, and special effects; change highlights and shadows. Picasa […]

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The CTC iCommons is a great place to take a proctored test. Students can sign up for quiet study rooms and take their exams without interruption. Unfortunately library staff cannot keep your personal belongings while you are taking your test. If the instructor determines that books, bags, etc. are not allowed while taking the exam, […]

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Cannell Library received 70+ Spanish language videos as a part of a grant. Like all of our DVDs, they check out for 6 days and you can have up to 3 checked out at a time. They interfiled with the rest of the DVD collection by topic. You are welcome to browse the whole DVD […]

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30 Clicks: Information Tools at Your Fingertips This week: Tegrity, Part 2 with Erika Nava Wednesday, May 16 @ 12:15 pm in LIB 103 Last term, Spanish Instructor Erika Nava introduced us to Tegrity and how she uses this video software to help enhance student learning in her classes. This program allows you to record […]

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More and more people are using eBook readers to read. This is great if you have an eBook reader, but what if you don’t? Not to worry, you don’t need one. In fact, you can find more books than can shake a bookmark at, from the Internet Archive. Read on… The Internet Archive has a […]

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30 Clicks: Information Tools at Your Fingertips This week: Social Media and Your Job Search Wednesday, May 9 @ 12:15 pm in LIB 103 Please join Cath Keane for some expert tips for your online job search. She’ll show you how to use LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook to your advantage. She’ll share some professional secrets […]

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Tomorrow is Free Comic Book Saturday. Not sure what that is? Follow the link to learn more: Free Comic Book Friday While you are waiting for Saturday to arrive, so you can get your comics, here’s a fun video about libraries to help you start your weekend. The music is by Cursor Miner and the […]

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