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Do you like to read? Maybe “like” is a bit of an understatement for you? Perhaps you don’t read a ton but there’s that one book that you tell everyone about? Whatever it is, we want you to give us your reading recommendations! Beginning this quarter, we will be highlighting book picks by faculty, staff, and students. […]

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With the installation of the Native Voices exhibition, a couple of the associated events hosted by Clark College and the Clark County Historical Museum, bring to light the tragic Sand Creek Massacre of November 29, 1864. On this date, 150 peaceful Cheyenne and Arapaho people were horrifically attacked in an unsanctioned battle led by U.S. Army Colonel, […]

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The cold, rainy, winter months are now upon us and making outdoor field trips harder and harder. If you’re feeling like exercising your artistic side but wanting to stay cozy and warm inside, try going on a virtual museum jaunt! Through Google Cultural Institute, you can explore thousands of art collections, historic moments, and performing arts videos from all […]

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It’s that time again … finals! 2013 or 1931 … it’s still the same, as this June 13, 1931 Saturday Evening Post cover shows.     What else was happening on June 13, 1931? Paparazzi, 1930s style! … “It is the photographer’s job to catch them unawares on the street.” [“A Venture in Tabloidia.” Saturday […]

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Well, it’s that time of year again, when we adjust our clocks. Do you know why? Does the name William Willett mean anything to you? If it doesn’t, then maybe you’ll want to check out the entry in Gale Virtual Reference Library about Daylight Saving Time, in the Dictionary of American History. What’s that you […]

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Are you trying to find full text documents from the Educational Resource Information Center, (ERIC) either from eric.gov or EBSCOhost? If you have tried, you’ve discovered not all full text articles are available. Here is the message ERIC has put on their website: A limited number of ERIC full-text documents are available at this time […]

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Proquest article databases (Proquest Research Library, Historical New York Times 1851 -2008 and ABI Inform Trade & Industry)  have a new interface with new search features including the following: Search subject areas Preview of images in search results Narrow results search panel Instructors, please note that the new Proquest interface has new URL links and […]

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(With sincerest apologies to Bob Dylan.) Do you use ProQuest to find articles from newspapers, magazines and journals? Do you use Gale Virtual Reference to find reports on the current topics to help complete your assignments? Do you use Opposing Viewpoints to help you write your persuasive papers? If you do, please be aware there […]

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More and more people are using eBook readers to read. This is great if you have an eBook reader, but what if you don’t? Not to worry, you don’t need one. In fact, you can find more books than can shake a bookmark at, from the Internet Archive. Read on… The Internet Archive has a […]

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  Getting ready for a vacation abroad or trying to improve your foreign language pronunciation or comprehension?  Check out several free useful language learning tools on BBC Languages website (http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/) including the “Quick Fix” page featuring essential phrases in 40 different languages from Albanian to Urdu.   This site also includes audio and video clips […]

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