The United States Census Bureau’s American Factfinder has compiled a series of Veterans statistics on its Facts for Features site. The site covers a wide variety of topics including demographics of the U.S. veteran population, when veterans served, where veterans live, and more.
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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 […]
Borrowed images need to be cited just like any other information such as a quote or statistic. This is true for images included in papers, blog posts, and even slide presentations. A new tool called Photos For Class will search for an image in the Flickr Creative Commons and will automatically provide a citation at the base […]
Have you ever wondered if historical information is lost in a constantly changing online environment? The Internet Archives Wayback Machine provides a way to preserve the online past by taking snapshots of the Web. According to the information on their site, with the Wayback Machine one can browse over 240 billion web pages archived from […]
It may be a little difficult to find a list of our newest books. Below are step by step instructions to see the list. Step 1 From the library homepage (library.clark.edu) click on Advanced Search. Step 2 Click on the New Books & Videos link. Step 3 Click on the link that starts with “New […]
The end of the academic year is just around the corner. What will you do with all that free time now that you don’t have to study? I suggest checking out the website Longform.org. Longform collects and recommends narrative journalism, both old and new, from around the web. Articles cover an immense range of […]
Visit the library’s improved Tutoring and Writing Centers pages for up-to-date information about where registered Clark College students can go to get free help with math, English, writing and other classes. (Find the Tutoring page under Quick Links on the library’s website.) With the new interactive calendars, just click on an event box to get […]
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 […]
The 5th of November may not be a special date for most Americans, but in Great Britain this day is set aside to remember an attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament. As described in the first paragraph from Holidays Symbols and Customs, This day commemorates the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, when a group […]
Don’t forget! April is National Poetry Month! Find out more at: Poets.org from the Academy of American Poets.