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Over the quarter break the Cannell Room on the first floor of the library has been updated to a Smart Classroom. This upgrade provides many features for instructors. One feature is a multimedia lectern fitted with a touch-screen control system enabling  users to draw on an image on the screen and project it for larger view. The system […]

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Lexis-Nexis is a powerful database that most people associate with legal materials and news, but there’s so much more to explore. One of the features is the deep collection of major world newspapers. To see the complete list, click the “I” as shown below. Lexis-Nexis is a robust database with some pretty sophisticated searching features, […]

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    Next time you need an article, try the Visual Search feature available in the EBSCOhost databases. Instead of a list of articles, you’ll get a “grokked” set, like the one shown below. Give it a try and see for yourself how it works!  

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“RSS Feeds –Don’t get aggravated, get aggregated” is a presentation for faculty and staff at Clark College On April 26th from Noon to 1:00 pm. Have you ever wanted to use RSS feeds, but you were not sure where to start? Are you not even sure what an RSS feed or aggregator is? Then head […]

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Research got you puzzled? Register for Research in the Information Age! Hybrid class, meets weeks 3-7 on two Saturdays (April 21 and May 5) from 1-5:00, and online using Blackboard. Eight hours of class time and 2 hours of online meetings. You may bring a research topic from another class to work on. LIBR 105 […]

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