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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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Next up for our Clark Model UN students is the Northwest Model United Nations Conference in Portland … February 13-15, 2015. Stop by the display on the first floor of Cannell Library … which has books dealing with some of the current issues Clark’s Model UN team will be debating. Titles include: Is North Korea […]

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Have you ever wanted to display your art? Here’s your chance! Students, faculty or staff can display art in the display case in the iCommons, CTC 219. Clark instructor Gabriel Porque’s Art 181 and 182 Ceramics student’s display featuring porcelain and stoneware: Photo Image Source: Clark College Libraries Examples of medium accepted:  Sculpture              Photography  Water […]

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Banned Books Week is an annual event that celebrates the freedom to read. This year the thematic focus is on graphic novels and comics. Graphic novels have had a rocky and misunderstood past, and are still not considered a valuable form of storytelling to some.  Graphic novels and comics are some of the more commonly […]

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The votes are in!  Discover is the name for the new Clark College Libraries catalog. Congratulations to Amy Waite, Clark College Libraries Access Services Manager, whose suggested name was selected from over 60 entries in the library catalog naming contest. Thanks to everyone who participated. Amy Waite graciously waived the $25 Clark Bookstore prize, so we conducted a random drawing of […]

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The CTC iCommons browsing collection has updated their holdings with new books to reflect the unique programs and classes offered at Columbia Tech Center! In this post, you’ll find information about books to expand upon and explore popular CTC subject areas like BMED, CAP, ESL, Mechatronics, and NAC. If you see an interesting title in […]

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Clark College is currently selecting a book for everyone to read together from Fall 2014-2016. Like other “big read” or “community read” projects, there will be a variety of activities related to the book that is chosen. Plus, when meeting someone, you’ll always have something in common to talk about! Since the college is in […]

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As a college student it can be challenging at times to balance school, work and home. Here are seven tips for effective reading as a college student: College Reading Tip #1 – Start Reading Early College Reading Tip #2 – Skim College Reading Tip #3 – Understand Vocabulary College Reading Tip #4 – Take Notes […]

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It may be a little difficult to find a list of our newest books. Below are step by step instructions to see the list. Step 1 From the library homepage (library.clark.edu) click on Advanced Search. Step 2 Click on the New Books & Videos link. Step 3 Click on the link that starts with “New […]

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