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“Open Education Week’s goal is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now. We want to highlight how open education can help people meet their goals in education, whether that’s to develop skills and knowledge for work, supporting formal studies, learning something new for personal interest, or […]

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With the installation of the Native Voices exhibition, a couple of the associated events hosted by Clark College and the Clark County Historical Museum, bring to light the tragic Sand Creek Massacre of November 29, 1864. On this date, 150 peaceful Cheyenne and Arapaho people were horrifically attacked in an unsanctioned battle led by U.S. Army Colonel, […]

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The new traveling exhibit, Native Voices: Native People’s Concepts of Health and Illness, located at Cannell library, provides a bevy of important information about the health, history, and culture of Native Americans and Native Hawaiians. In conjunction with the exhibition, Clark Libraries and Clark County have teamed together to provide meaningful events that will enrich the overall […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. The man, his name, and what he represents are all something most American citizens are very familiar with. While his name may be more associated by some with long weekends and federal holidays, it is important to remember the significant role he played in American history and how it affected the lives […]

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Martin Luther King Day is Monday, January 18, 2016. Clark Libraries will be closed on Sunday January 17th, and Monday January 18th in observance of this holiday. Clark Libraries will reopen on Tuesday January 19th with regular hours as follows: Cannell Library 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. iCommons @ CTC 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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Textbook costs are one of the unwelcome surprises students face after registering for classes. Required textbooks can cost hundreds of dollars, and it’s so frustrating when the texts aren’t even used much in class. Open Education Resources are free “open source” textbooks and resources written by professors and industry experts on all sorts of topics. […]

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Cannell Library will be open regular hours Monday thru Wednesday and will close for the quarter break on Thursday at 6pm. The Information Commons at CTC will be open regular hours during finals week and will close for quarter break beginning Friday, December 11th and reopen Monday, January 4th. Finals Week ( 12/7 – 12/10 […]

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Have you been out to the iCommons at CTC and noticed the gated barrier blocking you from our beautiful browsing and reference collection just beyond the Circulation desk? Well, as of October 28th, the gate has been removed and your path is now free to wander the small, but mighty, collection lining our back wall. […]

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New Books at Clark College

Many new books were added to our collection and we want to highlight three of them for you.   Playing at the World by Jon Peterson is one of the most detailed and well written histories of war games and role playing games to date. Wonder how your 5th edition of Dungeon & Dragons first […]

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Every year, libraries and bookstores from across the nation celebrate Banned Books Week to help bring awareness to censorship and to celebrate the freedom to read. No matter the genre, all books are subjected to great scrutiny by the community. While many of the challenges placed against books are often an attempt to protect young children […]

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