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**Important Update: The monks have not received their visa yet. At this time, their visit has been postponed to an undetermined date and may in fact be cancelled. We certainly hope that they will be able to come and we will update here and at the International Events website if/when they are able to reschedule. (4/29/15 4:26 p.m.)**

Third Day: the Tibetan Sand Mandala

The Tibetan Monks are returning to Cannell Library May 4 – 8 **Postponed/Cancelled** to create another beautiful sand mandala.

One of the things students most noted last time, aside from the amazing art created during the monks’ week-long visit, was how soothing the sounds of scraping sand helped their relaxation and focus.

Schedule of Events: **Postponed or Cancelled**

Monday, May 4: 12 – 12:30p.m.: Opening Ceremony with music
12:30 – 6:30p.m.: Sand Mandala Construction

Tuesday – Thursday, May 5 – 7: 10a.m. – 6:30p.m.: Sand Mandala Construction

Friday, May 8: 10a.m. – 2:00p.m.: Sand Mandala Construction
12 – 1:00p.m.*: Sacred Tibetan Art Presentation, PUB161 {*This session will take place concurrently with the mandala creation; not in Library}
2 – 3:00p.m.: Closing Ceremony with music
3 – 4:00p.m*.: Sand Disbursal in the Columbia River & Final Ceremony {* New this year & not held in the Library. We will caravan down to a designated spot along the river}

More information is available from the International Events Office.

See the Clark College photo album from their visit in 2012: Sacred Tibetan Art – The Sand Mandala: Creating a Picture of Universal Compassion or read the Indy’s article about this upcoming event: Tibetan Monks Visit Clark.

Photo/Image Source: “Third Day: the Tibetan Sand Mandala” copyright Clark College (https://flic.kr/p/dx2Mdz).


library4you_tyThank you for your participation in Library for You Day!

Special thanks to the Library for You video contributors,

Students – Byron Baugh , Diodato Boucsieguez, and Joe Cristman

Faculty – Robert Hughes (Computer Technology), Jill Darley-Vanis (English), Kushlani de Soyza (Women’s Studies), and Paul Casillas (Mathematics)

Staff – Cath Keane (Career Services), Jon Pielaet (Disability Support Services), and Naomi Kay (eLearning)

Community Member – Jane Thiebaud

Interviewer and videographer – Nick Bremer Korb (Communications and Marketing)

Watch the Library for You! videos

Welcome Signs

Welcome Sign

Photo/Image Source: Clark College Libraries

Have you seen our new welcome signs in the front of the library? Test your knowledge of 24 languages.

Clark Libraries is open regular hours for Spring Quarter:

Cannell Library: Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Friday 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
iCommons at CTC: Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Closed weekends.

We hope that you feel welcome to come on in!

Library for You Day!

"Globe-Map-Suitcase-Travel" by Wilerson S Andrade is licensed under CC BY 4.0

“Globe-Map-Suitcase-Travel” by Wilerson S Andrade is licensed under CC BY 4.0

The Clark College Libraries will celebrate National Library Week with Library for You Day on Wednesday, April 15 from 10 am to 2 pm. Students, faculty, staff, and the community are invited to visit Cannell Library and the CTC iCommons to participate in a variety of activities.

  • Preview the Libraries’ new video which features interviews with members of the college community. There will be a special 30 Clicks screening of the video at Cannell and it will be playing at CTC and in Cannell Library throughout the event.
  • Share your story about the library’s role in preparing you for your journey beyond Clark.
  • Try out new technology.
  • Take a selfie and post it to @clarklibraries #lib4u

Join the Clark College Libraries for a day filled with fun and surprises!Library_For_You_2015


close up of sunflower

Photo/Image Source: “sunflower” by Jim Lukach, CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

Clark Libraries will be open regular hours during finals week but will be close for quarter break beginning Thursday, March 19th at 6:00pm. Libraries will reopen Monday, April 6th.

Finals Week Hours

Cannell Library: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Closed Friday
iCommons at CTC: Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Closed Friday

Quarter Break

Both locations are closed Friday, March 20th through Sunday, April 5th.

  • Need to request or renew a book? You can always do so online by logging in to your library account.
  • To avoid fines, return borrowed items to outside collection boxes when libraries are closed.
  • At Cannell Library, extended loan netbooks must be returned by March 19th at 5:30pm or a late fine will be charged.

We reopen Monday, April 6th at 7:00 a.m.

group of students looking at presentation on video monitor

Source: Clark College Libraries | Photographer: Roxanne Dimyan

Need collaborative space for group study? Cannell Library has you covered! Reserve LIB 204 or LIB 212 to collaborate more effectively – your plans and ideas can now be displayed on a brand new video monitor so that everyone can see, share, and participate. In these rooms, you can design and practice presentations from a networked library computer, as well as from your laptops and tablets. Have a smaller group? You can check out laptops and LED projectors from the circulation desk and use these tools to share ideas and create exceptional group projects. We’ve upgraded our study spaces with new chairs and tables to provide the most comfortable and efficient space to support your academic success!

Fair Use Week

“Fair Use Week is an annual celebration of the important doctrines of fair use and fair dealing. It is designed to highlight and promote the opportunities presented by fair use and fair dealing, celebrate successful stories, and explain these doctrines.” Find out more at fairuseweek.org


Image source: “Fair Use Fundamentals” commissioned by ARL for Fair Use Week, see full infographic linked below


front of LED projector with remote control

Photo/Image Source: Nora Burmeister, Clark College Libraries

LED projector inputs

Photo/Image Source: Nora Burmeister, Clark College Libraries

Cannell Library now has LED projectors available for all your presentation needs. Project large scale images onto any surface with this powerful tool. This item checks out with several connecting cables, a remote control for easy presentation direction, and a quick start guide to get you started. As you can see in the second image, these projectors support a wide variety of inputs: HDMI, USB cables, SD cards, A/V input, and standard computer cables can all be used as sources for this device.

LED projectors check out for three hours at a time. Be careful with these, because the replacement cost for a lost or broken LED projector is $1000!

Find e-books with Discover

ebrary ebook Calculus

ebrary Academic Complete Title

Finding e-books that are available at Clark College Libraries in Discover Catalog is very easy.

1. In the Discover search box on the Library Homepage (http://library.clark.edu) or directly in Discover (http://discover.library.clark.edu/) type your search word(s), for example: calculus.

2. Use search option Clark Libraries in the drop-down menu and then click on Search.

calculus search in Discover

3. On the left of your result lists you will see search filters/facets to refine your results. Under “Refine My Results” select “eBooks”.

calculus search in Discover - filter by ebooks

4. To read a specific ebook online, click on View It first to see the hyperlink(s) to access this e-book.
View It hyperlink
5. Click on the hyperlink in the View It tab, in this case “ebrary Academic Complete E-book Collection”
ebrary Acacemic Complete E-book Collection  link
6. To read this book off-campus, you will have to authenticate first with your Clark computer login credentials:
Clark Login Screen

7. After your authentication off-campus or after clicking the e-book collection hyperlink in View It tab while on campus, you will see the online version of the book.
Calculus ebrary book

Happy Reading!

oil painting of George Washington

Photo/Image Source: “George Washington” by History Rewound, CC BY 2.0.(https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

On Presidents’ Day (Monday, February 16, 2015), Clark Libraries will be open regular hours as listed below:

Cannell Library

  • 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

    I-Commons @ CTC

  • 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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