The CTC iCommons is a great place to take a proctored test. Students can sign up for quiet study rooms and take their exams without interruption. Unfortunately library staff cannot keep your personal belongings while you are taking your test. If the instructor determines that books, bags, etc. are not allowed while taking the exam, [...]
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February 29, also known as leap day in the Gregorian calendar, is a date occurring in most years evenly divisible by 4 (2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016). Years evenly divisible by 100 don’t contain a leap day, with the exception of years that are evenly divisible by 400, which do contain a leap day. Therefore [...]
You’ll notice something new when you walk by the Information Commons @ CTC. Elegant lettering on the windows proudly declares: LIBRARIES CONNECT ENGAGE LEARN You’ll find these same words on the header of the Clark College Libraries website. Those words are what we’re all about: Making connections between and among [...]
Items available for 3 hour checkout in the Information Commons in 219 Did you forget your calculator? Could you use a laptop and computer mouse? How about a set of headphones? We’ve got you covered! The Information Commons in CTC 219 has equipment that you can check out for three hours! Laptops* Computer Mice Scientific and [...]
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If you missed last week’s drop-in session, here’s a link to the handout: Beyond the Search Box: Google Tips and Tricks. One look at all the options and you’ll never use Google the same way again!
Join the CTC Librarian for another free information session on Tuesday, February 9, 9-10am, in CTC 207. This week’s topic: Making Google Dance — Tips and Tricks for Better Results Do you know how to limit Google searches by date or domain type? Have you tried the * as a wildcard search? Have you searched [...]
Who knows why Microsoft hid the ruler, but you’ll need it to set those 1” margins on your papers! This handout goes step-by-step through setting margins and spacing to meet MLA requirements: Microsoft Word 7 Settings for MLA 6th edition (http://www.clark.edu/Library/PDF/Word_7_MLA.pdf) For help with citing sources, visit the library’s Citing Sources page for “cheat sheets” [...]
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 [...]
Need to watch a DVD or VHS? Work on PowerPoint alone or with a group? Perfect a speech using visual aids or the Internet? Boogie on in to the I-Commons and ask to use a media cart. We’ll roll a cart into a study room so you can get on with the business of learning. [...]