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Proquest article databases (Proquest Research Library, Historical New York Times 1851 -2008 and ABI Inform Trade & Industry)  have a new interface with new search features including the following: Search subject areas Preview of images in search results Narrow results search panel Instructors, please note that the new Proquest interface has new URL links and […]

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(With sincerest apologies to Bob Dylan.) Do you use ProQuest to find articles from newspapers, magazines and journals? Do you use Gale Virtual Reference to find reports on the current topics to help complete your assignments? Do you use Opposing Viewpoints to help you write your persuasive papers? If you do, please be aware there […]

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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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Experience history with newsreels and other historical videos in  Encyclopedia Britannica Online.  In addition to Extended Play Videos, many of the encyclopedic articles feature additional resources such as short historical videos.  Click on the image below to see a newsreel featured in the article on Munich Agreement 1938. To view Encyclopedia Britannica articles and primary […]

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The 5th of November may not be a special date for most Americans, but in Great Britain this day is set aside to remember an attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament. As described in the first paragraph from Holidays Symbols and Customs, This day commemorates the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, when a group […]

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You’re in a quandry … You’re writing  paper for a class, let’s pretend it’s an art class … but … which databases are right for your research?  Enter the power of “Find All Subjects”! 1.  In the top blue bar, open the find dropdown menu and select all subjects.   2.  In All Subjects you […]

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For the history enthusiasts: To help mark the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy, David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States, and Caroline Kennedy, President of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, recently unveiled the nation’s largest online digitized presidential archive, providing unprecedented global access to the most important papers, […]

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When: Wednesday, October 13, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Where: Cannell Library, LIB 103 You will learn how to create a Google account and: ● write papers ● collaborate on projects with others ● create a slide presentation without PowerPoint – ONLINE and FOR FREE!

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30 Clicks: Information Tools at Your Fingertips This week: NBC News Archives on Demand Thursday, September 30 @ 12:15 pm in LIB 103 Thousands of videos, historic newsreels, primary source documents, photographs and more available to instructors, researchers and students. Download videos and play offline.  Joan Carey will teach you how to access this new […]

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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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