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The Library of Congress, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Gallery of Art, the national Park Service, the Smithsonian Institution, the Unites States Holocaust Museum, and the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration worked together to create the National Native American Heritage Month web portal. The site is a collection of exhibits, images, […]

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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 […]

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Why’s Pavel Popov, Clark Libraries’ IT Specialist and the technical brain behind our new library website, wearing a blue beanie? “Sure, the weather’s getting cold, but November 30 has also been deemed the third annual Blue Beanie Day for Web designers and developers who support Web standards. “Hundreds of supporters–who call themselves “Standardistas”–have already uploaded […]

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You’re in a quandry … You’re writing  paper for a class, let’s pretend it’s an art class … but … which databases are right for your research?  Enter the power of “Find All Subjects”! 1.  In the top blue bar, open the find dropdown menu and select all subjects.   2.  In All Subjects you […]

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Welcome back to a fresh new quarter and a fresh new website! Starting this September, the old website will no longer be available and all links will redirect to the new website. If you have not done so already, please update your bookmarks, websites and course syllabi with our new URL http://library.clark.edu. Questions? Contact us!

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You’ve asked for it! You’ve dreamed about it! You’ve waited for it! It’s here: The Clark College Libraries NEW Website! The new Clark Libraries Website, still in beta, includes improved access to familiar resources, plus new features such as: subject access to resources computers and technology study areas and rooms live feeds from the the […]

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Smithsonian Wild

Finals are approaching and you may find yourself in need of a quick study break.  When you do, you may want to check out the Smithsonian Wild website. Researchers at the Smithsonian have installed motion-triggered cameras around the world in order to be able to study wildlife in their natural habitat. You’ll be able to […]

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The Internet Archive is a wonderful place to find all sorts of information. What sort of stuff? For example, 69 years ago today, on Dec 8th, 1941, then President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave his now very famous speech describing the attack on Pearl Harbor by Japanese forces of Imperial Japan. The speech concludes with FDR […]

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Do you have a final and no chance to get that book you need from the library? It might be available for free online. EduChoices.org lists 25 online libraries that contain thousands of free books, plays, poems, magazines, newspapers, and much more. Need a quote from Plato? Check out #21. Perseus Digital Library from Tufts […]

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Digitization can be a good thing.  We now have access to some of Washington’s earliest territorial newspapers, including The Vancouver Register, 1865-1869, via the Secretary of State’s Washington History web site. Just as today, almost 150 years ago, some folks  were feeling overwhelmed by the onslaught of technology. In the first edition of The Vancouver […]

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