EasyBib Usage Survey

Did you write a research paper this semester, and cite your source(s)? Which tool(s) did you use? Please complete this brief survey from the makers of EasyBib:

https://docs.google.com/a/imagineeasy.com/forms/d/1RKe-hYpSVj1b1-hpm4cYU5edp07Zw22d6yklGXeuuYM/edit

Note: If you received a special survey link from your instructor, there’s no need to complete this survey again.

Thanks for helping the College Library! The trial to EasyBib expires on June 30, 2015.

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Mango Languages Day (April 15, 2015)

The College Library celebrated National Library Week this week (April 12 through April 18).The theme: “Unlimited possibilities @ your library®

As part of National Library Week, Mango Languages Day was held on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. We had giveaways and 15-minute demonstrations. Mango Languages can be used to supplement instruction, with over 65 languages, and 17 ESL courses. Mango Languages can be accessed through the Library’s Databases page, or directly: http://tiny.cc/mangoCCP.

Everyone who created a profile on Wednesday, April 15, was entered in a drawing to win a t-shirt, water bottle, ear buds, and pen. The drawing was held in the main campus Library on Friday, April 17, 2015, at 12 Noon. Three winners were notified by email.

Pictures from Mango Languages Day:

Main Campus Library

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Northeast Regional Center Learning Commons

NERC

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Northwest Regional Center Library

NWRC

West Philadelphia Regional Center Learning Commons

WERC

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Library Fines Amnesty Week

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Got Library Fines?

Get Amnesty!

In observance of National Library Week, the College Libraries are forgiving Library fines.

To qualify for fines Amnesty you must return your books to the Library (Main Campus, or a Regional Center).

Amnesty Does Not Apply To:

  • Lost Books
  • Existing Fines on Returned Books
  • Reserve Materials (books, headphones, study rooms, etc.)
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Mango Languages Day

This week (April 12 through April 18) is National Library Week.The theme is “Unlimited possibilities @ your library®

Mango Languages Logo

The College Library will be celebrating Mango Languages Day on Wednesday, April 15. There will be giveaways, and 15-minute demonstrations (9am, 12noon, 4:15pm) on creating a profile and using Mango Languages will be provided. Mango Languages is a software platform which can be used to supplement instruction, with over 68 languages, and 17 ESL courses. Mango Languages can be accessed, on-campus, through the Library’s Databases page, or directly: http://tiny.cc/mangoCCP.

Students who create a profile (on-campus) on Wednesday, April 15, will be entered in a drawing to win a t-shirt, water bottle, ear buds, and pen. The drawing will be held in the Library on Friday, April 17, 2015, at 12 Noon.

Check the Library’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/ccplibrary), for information.

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April is National Poetry Month

poertyWhat better way to welcome Spring than to celebrate National Poetry Month? Take time from your busy schedule to enjoy a poem or two by visiting the website http://www.poets.org/national-poetry-month/home.

There you will learn about the history of National Poetry Month, and other fun facts about the observance. To enjoy reading poetry all year round, subscribe to a-poem-a day to receive a poem each day by email http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem-day.

Image from Google images.

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Leisure Books Collection

The wait is finally over! The Library has a new collection of books! Formerly called the “Popular Collection,” many “Leisure Books” are now available to be checked out for your reading pleasure.

popular collectionThese new books can be found in the front of the main campus Library, and also at the Northeast Regional Center Learning Commons and West Regional Center Learning Commons. New books are coming soon to the Northwest Regional Center Library.

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Please stop in and see what’s available. Look for the green label!

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Trial Database – Library PressDisplay by PressReader

Image for Library Press Display DatabaseThe College Library has a trial to Library PressDisplay by PressReader, which displays digital editions of newspapers from around the world, with access to over 3000 newspapers, from 100 countries, in 60 languages.

Features of this database include:

• Front-page News – categories such as Top News, Business, Sports, and the World in Pictures.
• Multi-title searching — search across all titles and a 60-day rolling archive.
• Full-page and custom area printing for all titles — print page images, in addition to article-level printing.
• Multilingual Interface —  available in English, French, Russian, Italian, German, and Arabic.

The trial ends April 8, 2015. Visit the Trial Databases page (on campus) for access.

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