News and Notes
The College Library now subscribes to ProQuest Central, which includes the databases listed below (and also listed individually on the Database A-Z List, from the homepage)
Stop by the Northwest Regional Center Library and pick up a book (or two!) for summer reading. Here are just a few of the titles available...
Mango Languages Day was held on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at the Main Campus, Northeast Regional Center, and Northwest Regional Center library locations. Mango Languages is a language database offering over 70 languages, and over 18 different ESL courses. Demos on using the database were presented. Congratulations to t-shirt winners Hoang, Mohamed, and Maurice!
Wednesday, June 6, 2018, is “Mango Languages Day” at the College Library. Library personnel will be wearing Mango Languages colors to promote the language learning database to which we subscribe (also available as an app). You must be on campus to activate your account.
The database offers over 70 languages, and 18 ESL courses, and is supplemental to the instruction being conducted at the College.
Visit one of the sessions being held in the Main Campus Library’s classroom (L1-47) for more information (and giveaways). Space is limited.
9:45 – 10:00 AM
11:30 – 11:45 AM
1:00 – 1:15 PM
2:45 – 3:00 PM
The following Trial Databases are available through June 13, 2018, from our Database A-Z List (when off-campus, access through MyCCP):
From Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, Academic Video Online includes over 66,500 videos, spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. More than 17,000 titles are exclusive to Alexander Street.
Ebook Central offers scholarly ebooks from leading publishers.
The College Library salutes Nurses during National Nurses Week, May 6-12. The celebration takes place each year starting on May 6th and ends on May 12th, the birthday of Florence Nightingale.
In 1998, May 8th was designated as National Student Nurses Day, starting in 2003, National School Nurse Day is observed on the Wednesday of National Nurses Week.
Source: American Nursing Association
In celebration of National Poetry Month (April), the Main Campus Library is participating in Poem in Your Pocket Day on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Stop by the Main Campus Library and pick up a poem to read and share.
April 4, 2018, marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visit the Northwest Regional Center Library for books about Dr. King, and other key figures of the Civil Rights Movement.
The Northwest Regional Center Library wants you to know that March is also National Nutrition Month. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics's theme for National Nutrition Month 2018 is Go Further with Food. Visit their website for information and tips (www.eatright.org).