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Are you curious about researching a vocation, career or college program? Clark Libraries can help! Staff in the iCommons at CTC or Cannell Library can assist students looking for vocational or career books or materials using the Discover catalog. CTC Students can request materials from Cannell library and have those materials available for pick up […]

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Harper Lee’s first novel in 55 years, Go Set a Watchman, has been all over the news this month. Quite a long gap since 1960’s To Kill a Mockingbird. To find out more about Harper Lee (and other authors), give our Literature Resource Center database a spin. It’s chock full of literature criticism, biographies, topic […]

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Open Access Week logo licensed CC BY Celebrate Open Access Resources International Open Access Week 2014 is October 20-26. Learn more about the open access movement on the Open Access Week website and join this global event to celebrate, promote, and discuss open access, the movement to make scholarly content readily and freely available to the […]

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Clark College Libraries are making good progress toward the transition to our new library system which goes live between June 24 and July 1, 2014. We are moving with our Summit partner libraries from 37 stand-alone library systems to one shared system. This will improve the research experience for our students and faculty and allow us […]

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What database usage increased by 1087.5% during Spring quarter 2013? New York Times Historical! The library marketing committee featured three databases during spring quarter. The experiment was successful! New York Times Historical was featured in April on the homepage of the library website and showed a huge increase in page views compared to April 2012. […]

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  The end of the academic year is just around the corner. What will you do with all that free time now that you don’t have to study? I suggest checking out the website Longform.org. Longform collects and recommends narrative journalism, both old and new, from around the web. Articles cover an immense range of […]

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It’s that time again … finals! 2013 or 1931 … it’s still the same, as this June 13, 1931 Saturday Evening Post cover shows.     What else was happening on June 13, 1931? Paparazzi, 1930s style! … “It is the photographer’s job to catch them unawares on the street.” [“A Venture in Tabloidia.” Saturday […]

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Well, it’s that time of year again, when we adjust our clocks. Do you know why? Does the name William Willett mean anything to you? If it doesn’t, then maybe you’ll want to check out the entry in Gale Virtual Reference Library about Daylight Saving Time, in the Dictionary of American History. What’s that you […]

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It’s International Open Access Week! Not sure if you should be celebrating or not? Have you ever been frustrated when a database article is not just a click away? Currently, scholars do research, write up articles, and give those articles to publishers. The publishers print the articles and provide online access in article databases. Publishers […]

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Are you trying to find full text documents from the Educational Resource Information Center, (ERIC) either from eric.gov or EBSCOhost? If you have tried, you’ve discovered not all full text articles are available. Here is the message ERIC has put on their website: A limited number of ERIC full-text documents are available at this time […]

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