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Announcing Claremont Colleges Summer 2020 GIS Challenge

July 10, 2020

The Claremont Colleges Library is pleased to be offering 5 weeks of online GIS learning opportunities for the Claremont community this summer. These are separate online “challenges” that will introduce learners to certain components of the ArcGIS suite of tools. This is an self-paced series of modular challenges designed to be completed over the course […]
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Choosing Course Readings for Online or Hybrid Fall Courses: We Can Help!

July 6, 2020

As we approach the Fall 2020 semester, library staff are working hard to provide access to all required course readings. With the uncertainty about how many classes will be held on campus versus online, we are focused on providing access to online textbooks and course readings whenever possible.   The advantage of assigning online course readings […]
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Introducing an Anti-Racism & Black Lives Matter Resource Guide

June 17, 2020

Librarians and staff at The Claremont Colleges Library have begun compiling a resource guide for our community to learn more about anti-racism, systemic racism, and the context surrounding Black Lives Matter movement and recent nationwide protests. This guide is a living document that will be regularly added to and updated. We welcome recommendations from members […]
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Join Us for Virtual Night Owls!

May 7, 2020

The Library is here to support students through finals. In addition to our many resources and services, we also have tips and activities to help you de-stress and have a little fun! Check out Virtual Night Owls for de-stressing resources, such as self-care tips, mindfulness and meditation tools, links to our leisure reading collections, games, […]
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Borrow eBooks from Internet Archive

March 31, 2020

The Claremont Colleges Library provides access to e-books available from popular presses via The Internet Archive’s Open Library. Find them via Library Search or by going directly to The Open Library website. WHAT IS THE OPEN LIBRARY?  The Open Library has over 1.4 million e-books that are both in copyright and out of copyright. There […]
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Update: Access to Course Materials

Access to Course Materials for Remote Teaching (3/18/2020)

March 18, 2020

The Claremont Colleges Library respects the fair use rights of instructors who assign excerpts from library materials, and library best practices recognize the importance of fair use to teaching.  As is explained in the Public Statement of Library Copyright Specialists: Fair Use & Emergency Remote Teaching & Research, fair use permits more extensive scanning as […]
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COVID-19 Update

Message from the Dean (3/14/20)

March 14, 2020

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students of The Claremont Colleges, In response to the decision of The Claremont Colleges to move their courses online, The Claremont Colleges Library is identifying and taking necessary precautions to protect our community, while still continuing to provide critical library services in support of the research, teaching and learning activities of […]
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