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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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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 […]

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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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Safari Books Online is the premier on-demand digital library providing over 9,800 technology, digital media and business books and videos online.  Clark College obtained a trial of a Custom Safari Books Online Library that contains a specially-tailored subset of 8,067 titles from Safari Books Online’s overall content.  This trial will expire on 1/8/2009.

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See an example below for a quick and easy way to compare international statistics via the Comparative Statistics feature in the Europa World library database.  The following categories are represented:  Area & Population, Health & Welfare, Agriculture, Industry, Finance, External Trade and Education.

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Want to read quick, common sense information about food and food choices?  Click on the following link to read the full-text of the Nutrition Action Healthletter, available through our EBSCO databases.  Nutrition Action

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Try our free trial of American History in Video, available until November 15, 2009, and let us know what you think. American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion. The collection allows students […]

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Do you use maps in your classes? If yes, take a look at a new database on the library website – A to Z Maps Online. Included in the 4,000+ maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection […]

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