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Have you noticed some changes to the library’s website? We are now using a platform called LibGuides to organize and present our instructional material. Here’s a tour:

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The cold, rainy, winter months are now upon us and making outdoor field trips harder and harder. If you’re feeling like exercising your artistic side but wanting to stay cozy and warm inside, try going on a virtual museum jaunt! Through Google Cultural Institute, you can explore thousands of art collections, historic moments, and performing arts videos from all […]

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As a librarian at Clark, I spend a lot of time searching for information. Let’s face it: we all spend a lot of time searching for information, whether it’s looking for job opportunities, or take-out Thai food, or settling a bet for what year that one movie came out. I like to make searching as quick and […]

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The following article is by Clark College Adjunct, Lorelle VanFossen, summarizing the tips, techniques, and resources about Google+ Communities from her 30 Clicks presentation on the subject. Google+ Communities are among the many choices you have to create an online community for your class, department, or a special project for students, or for student team […]

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The library has computers that students can check out and take home? Yes! Courtesy of a Technology Fee Grant, the library is now checking out 15 netbooks to students that can be taken home for 21 days just like a book. This is really going to make a difference for students who don’t have computers […]

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Have you ever wondered how best to use technology to better plan, document, and share your travel experiences? As part of International Education Week, join English Instructor William Durden for a presentation on social media, digital literacy, and travel. He will narrate a backpacking trek across Chile with a special focus on documentation of the Chilean student demonstrations that took place in 2011. […]

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Lost your flash drive? Need more file storage or an online collaboration space? Come and explore Google Drive, a single place to manage all your files, including Google Docs. Using practical examples, you can see how Google Drive is free, easy to use and can be accessed online with any computer and most mobile devices […]

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Clark Librarians have been busy making how-to videos. You’ll find them embedded throughout the website, but you can see them all at a glance on our new “How-To Videos” page.  We’ll add new videos regularly, so keep checking back. Path to the “How-to Videos” page: library website >> find >> images/media >> click the blue […]

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Last evening’s episode of On the Media had three interesting segments related to Internet issues that affect users globally.  You can stream or download these segments: In Internet Censorship from Around the Globe (6:48) On the Media cohost Bob Garfield and Electronic Frontier Foundation Activism Director Rainey Reitman discuss recent and ongoing events related to […]

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  Getting ready for a vacation abroad or trying to improve your foreign language pronunciation or comprehension?  Check out several free useful language learning tools on BBC Languages website (http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/) including the “Quick Fix” page featuring essential phrases in 40 different languages from Albanian to Urdu.   This site also includes audio and video clips […]

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