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Library resources on the life of George Washington, the first U.S. President: –   books in the Cannell Library –  article in the Encyclopedia Britannica –  article in the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences –  websites recommended by the Library of Congress

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Safari Books Online is the premier on-demand digital library providing over 9,800 technology, digital media and business books and videos online.  Clark College obtained a trial of a Custom Safari Books Online Library that contains a specially-tailored subset of 8,067 titles from Safari Books Online’s overall content.  This trial will expire on 1/8/2009.

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See an example below for a quick and easy way to compare international statistics via the Comparative Statistics feature in the Europa World library database.  The following categories are represented:  Area & Population, Health & Welfare, Agriculture, Industry, Finance, External Trade and Education.

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ebrary® has created a publicly available research center featuring a highly interactive, searchable database of documents pertaining to the H1N1 influenza pandemic. Available at http://h1n1.ebrary.com, the new site contains a growing selection of reports, papers, newsletters, posters, and other important materials from government agencies and other trusted sources.

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Want to read quick, common sense information about food and food choices?  Click on the following link to read the full-text of the Nutrition Action Healthletter, available through our EBSCO databases.  Nutrition Action

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Do you use maps in your classes? If yes, take a look at a new database on the library website – A to Z Maps Online. Included in the 4,000+ maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection […]

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Welcome to the Information Commons at Columbia Tech Center, Clark College’s beautiful new campus, located at 18700 SE Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver, WA 98683. The Information Commons at CTC is an electronic library, providing access to the library’s collection of electronic resources, including periodicals, e-books, subject encyclopedias, research help and more.  Need print materials or […]

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Click on the images below to see full screen versions: Proquest Translation Feature – Example 1 Proquest Translation Feature – Example 2

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Have you seen our new and improved sheet for APA citations? There have been some very recent changes that will make citing those pesky articles from ProQuest and EBSCOHost much easier. Now you can use the DOI instead of that long, long string of information that included the date retrieved and the database name. Come […]

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ARTstor images are available for use in presentations for educational or other noncommercial uses in the software environment of your choice. High quality digital images — large sized JPEG files — can be projected either in the ARTstor online environment or in a variety of offline environments such as OIV, PowerPoint and Keynote. Users can […]

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