30 Clicks: Information Tools at Your Fingertips This week: An Educational Journey on the Silk Road Thursday, November 18 @ 12:15 pm in LIB 103 As part of “International Education Week”, join Clark Adjunct instructor in economics, John Bayer, for an educational journey on the ancient Silk Road — which often includes days without electricity. […]
The National Book Festival took place in late September, but that doesn’t mean you completely missed out on all the fun. Many of the authors were recorded when they gave their presentations. For example, Rosemary Wells gave a presentation, as well as Ken Follett. There are many more author webcasts available, so take your time […]
The sun has finally arrived and summer is here! As the temperature begins to heat up this week, you’ll want to find ways to stay cool. One way to stay cool while you’re on campus is to stop by the library, where you can cool off while getting some research or homework done on our […]
This summer and fall, over 1,800 new library cards were issued. Currently, there are 4294 students with active library cards and another 1,080 students who are using their Clark College photo IDs to check out materials. Visits to the Cannell Library have continued to increase this academic year with a gate count of 125,878 this […]
Name, Location and File Type: These are the three criteria for organzing and managing your information. If you missed the Drop-In Session on file management and storage, here’s the handout: Managing Files. The one-page handout has easy tips for organzing and managing your files, as well as links to a couple of free sites for […]
ebrary® has created a publicly available research center featuring a highly interactive, searchable database of documents pertaining to the H1N1 influenza pandemic. Available at http://h1n1.ebrary.com, the new site contains a growing selection of reports, papers, newsletters, posters, and other important materials from government agencies and other trusted sources.
During the summer quarter reserve materials were checked out by students 1,485 times. This fall, the Library has 153 copies of 99 different textbooks for 76 courses available on reserve. eLearning has a blog for Clark College Blackboard Users; Smart Penguin – http://www.smartpenguin.org/smartpenguin/ The Information Commons at CTC launched their own blog, the East Side […]
You won’t be hearing any springtime melodies coming from the group study rooms. Over spring break, the library added soundproof panels and chair guards to the walls of the second floor rooms. The new green panels will help keep any class discussions inside the group study rooms and make it easier for those in the […]
Cannell Library participated in Jan. 31’s “National Global Warming Teach-In” with a display created by our very own Tammy Boyer, a student who works part-time as a Library and Archives Paraprofessional here at Cannell. Tammy found the sun searching Google Images. The inspiration for the hands was on page 167 of the book, Climate, Our […]
You may have noticed our shiny new silver book returns, which replaced the old institutional green model. The latest addition is a shorter version, specially designated for returning audio visual material. Now, you won’t have to worry about a load of hefty books squashing those delicate DVDs.