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It’s International Open Access Week! Not sure if you should be celebrating or not? Have you ever been frustrated when a database article is not just a click away? Currently, scholars do research, write up articles, and give those articles to publishers. The publishers print the articles and provide online access in article databases. Publishers […]

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NFIL isn’t about playing football, eating hotdogs or even speaking like a pirate. Sponsored by the National Forum on Information Literacy (NFIL), National Information Literacy Awareness month is about promoting an essential skill, “the ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively use that […]

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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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Welcome to our new informational podcast from the Clak College Libraries and eLearning. Click on the play button below to listen to this podcast, or you can download if you wish. Here is the link to the Ask A Librarian service, discussed in the podcast: Ask A Librarian Happy listening! Podcast: Play in new window […]

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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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  Learning Express is a wonderful, often overlooked tool available to Clark students. This database includes hundreds of interactive practice tests and tutorials for academic or licensing exams. Get an private password.   Immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and individualized analysis of results. Improve math skills, reading comprehension or get ready for a GED test.  […]

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Cannell Library received 70+ Spanish language videos as a part of a grant. Like all of our DVDs, they check out for 6 days and you can have up to 3 checked out at a time. They interfiled with the rest of the DVD collection by topic. You are welcome to browse the whole DVD […]

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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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30 Clicks: Information Tools at Your Fingertips This week: Social Media and Your Job Search Wednesday, May 9 @ 12:15 pm in LIB 103 Please join Cath Keane for some expert tips for your online job search. She’ll show you how to use LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook to your advantage. She’ll share some professional secrets […]

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