Fine-tune your nonverbal intelligence, with What Every BODY Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People. “Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to “speed-read” people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You’ll also learn how your body language […]
If you are anything like me, the mere mention of physics makes your brain hurt. That theory is too deep for me. Or so I thought until I looked at one of the library’s new books, The flying circus of physics by Jearl Walker. Walker takes the theories of physics and illuminates/illustrates them with fun […]
Due to the construction on the Hanna Hall parking lot, we have moved the book return. The new location for the book return is north of Gaiser Hall, near the parking lot. Here’s a map: Here’s an image of what the book return looks like, so you know what to look for.
We do! And we’ve ordered a bunch of new ones for the Renaissance Kids collection! Some of the library favorites are: Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen Flotsam by David Weisner Hondo & Fabian by Peter McCarty Come check them out (and take some home, too).
We’re getting lots of new books in these days thanks to additional monies from Instruction this year. A couple that caught my eye this week: Restless Skies, the Ultimate Weather Book, New Books QC981.D68 Encyclopedia of Hair (really) Ref. TT957 .S46
Thanks to a generous grant from the Clark College Foundation, Clark College students can now take the internet into the study rooms or type a paper by a sunny window! Cannell Library has eight laptop computers available for students to use for two hours at a time in the library. Students must sign a Use […]
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Cannell Library has begun to offer reference assistance via Instant Messaging, or IM. This is still a work in progress, so there may be problems from time to time, so please be patient as we us. The instant message box on the Ask a Librarian page is called a widget. If the word balloon is […]
Cannell Library now has access to LexisNexis, a powerful database that provides access to a wide range of authoritative sources, including world-wide news, business, financial, and legal research tools (such as Shepards Citations, law reviews, Codes for all 50 states, and more). To learn how to use LexisNexis, visit the Knowledge Base, download one of […]