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The Clark College Libraries have many resources selected just for our students in the Transitional Studies programs. LearningExpress Library is a database accessible on any device with Internet. These centers within LearningExpress are great for Clark students: Adult Learning Center math skill building reading skill building writing/speaking/grammar skill building U.S. Citizenship information and practice High School Equivalency […]

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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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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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  How concerned are you with privacy, especially online? Librarians have long been opposed to and concerned about Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act. Finally, Congress has acted to curtail some of the provisions that the ALA and others have said threatened civil liberties. Pew Research Center recently released a report “Americans’ Attitudes About […]

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Washington State has joined NFIL! But we’re not talking about the Seahawks. Sponsored by the National Forum on Information Literacy (NFIL), National Information Literacy Awareness month is about promoting an essential skill, “the ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively use that information […]

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The librarians surveyed the faculty about how their students perceive the library. This pie chart represents what they said. Would you please give us your point of view? Fill out this 3 question survey. Thank you.

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NFIL isn’t about playing football, eating hotdogs or even speaking like a pirate. Sponsored by the National Forum on Information Literacy (NFIL), National Information Literacy Awareness month is about promoting an essential skill, “the ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively use that […]

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