Thanks to the generosity of Nancy Johnson and her colleagues in the BTEC department, students can borrow a 10-key calculator with tape from the Information Commons at CTC. This Sharp EL-2630PIII features a large 12-digit, 2-color printer, TAX/GT/AVG conversion functions and Calendar and clock functions. Keys are coated with Microban antimicrobial protection. Students may check […]
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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!
30 Clicks: Information Tools at Your Fingertips This week: MLA Formatting Thursday, June 10 @ 1:15 pm in LIB 103 Get a better grade on your next paper by citing accurately! At this workshop on MLA Style, learn how to create a proper Works Cited page and how to correctly insert citations into text. If […]
30 Clicks: Information Tools at Your Fingertips This week: Streaming Videos Thursday, May 27 @ 1:15 pm in LIB 103 Do you have difficulty finding appropriate streaming videos for your class presentations and projects? Want to jazz up your class lectures with educational videos? Join us for a Thirty Clicks session on where to find […]
Clark College students now have access to two highly popular software packages: Microsoft Office Project, and Adobe Creative Suite 4. The Adobe package includes Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, and other web production applications. Each of these packages is installed on one PC in the Computer Lab, CTC 203. Look for the signs or ask […]
What is Jing? Jing is free software that allows you to capture screen shots and short (5 minutes max) videos, with or without audio. Images are ready to paste into documents, or, store your captures at Jing’s companion site, screencast.com (2 mb, free). On February 25, the i-Commons hosted a free drop-in sessions demonstrating how […]
Who knows why Microsoft hid the ruler, but you’ll need it to set those 1” margins on your papers! This handout goes step-by-step through setting margins and spacing to meet MLA requirements: Microsoft Word 7 Settings for MLA 6th edition (http://www.clark.edu/Library/PDF/Word_7_MLA.pdf) For help with citing sources, visit the library’s Citing Sources page for “cheat sheets” […]
Name, Location and File Type: These are the three criteria for organzing and managing your information. If you missed the Drop-In Session on file management and storage, here’s the handout: Managing Files. The one-page handout has easy tips for organzing and managing your files, as well as links to a couple of free sites for […]
Cloud tags are fun visuals that let you see what something’s about, based on how many times words appear in a block of text. There’s a little mini cloud tag for this blog over on the right sidebar. Below is a cloud tag for words we commonly use to describe the I-Commons. Intrigued? Make […]
The Cannell Library recently purchased a collection of 31 compact discs from Dr. Miller’s Resource Library, including the following titles: “Winning at Learning”, “Letting Go of Stress”, “Freeing Yourself from Fear” and “Accepting Change and Moving On”.