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Night Owls is Back, In-Person!

December 3, 2021

Hoot, hoot! The Claremont Colleges Library tradition of keeping the building open 24/7 to support students through finals week is back in person this semester! Visit and bookmark our Night Owls Guide to stay up-to-date on the various Library-hosted de-stressing events, food and beverage breaks, and resources such as self-care tips, mindfulness and meditation tools, […]
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Apply to the Library Undergraduate Research Award – Deadline 3/6/22

November 16, 2021

Are you finishing a term paper? …starting a senior thesis? …using library resources in your work? …interested in winning a CASH PRIZE? Get recognized for the amazing work you do by applying for The Claremont Colleges Library Undergraduate Research Award! The award is accompanied by a cash prize and recognizes exemplary, original student work demonstrating […]
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Have an hour? Join our study!

November 1, 2021

What’s involved? Meet with a Library staff member on Zoom for a 1-hour session, to answer questions about how you use the Library website. The session will be recorded but only shared with staff involved in the website redesign. We will be conducting interviews from November 8 – November 19th. Who Can Participate? We are […]
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Fall Exhibit: Snapshots: A Brief History of the Founding of The Claremont Colleges.

October 21, 2021

The Claremont Colleges Library presents its fall exhibit, “Snapshots: A Brief History of the Founding of The Claremont Colleges.” The exhibit offers a look back at the development of each of the seven colleges and features bibliographic, photographic, and ephemeral materials relating to the seven Claremont Colleges. The “snapshots” provide a peek into the history […]
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Join us in the World's Largest Earthquake Drill - October 21, 2021 - Shake Out

Join us for the Great California Shakeout on October 21st

October 20, 2021

Shake out, don’t freak out! The Library is participating in The Great California ShakeOut drill! The drill will begin at 10:40 am on Thursday, October 21, 2021, and will conclude at 10:55 am. The Great California ShakeOut is an annual drill and awareness exercise to practice earthquake safety. The ShakeOut also encourages individuals, schools, and […]
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A Data Science Hub at The Claremont Colleges Library

September 1, 2021

The Claremont Colleges Library is pleased to announce the establishment of the Claremont Colleges Data Science Hub this fall. The DS Hub is intended to support the collective interests and aims of the seven Claremont Colleges in their efforts to develop research and teaching in rapidly-growing data science fields. Following a 3-year evaluation and study […]
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Announcing Claremont Colleges Summer 2021 GIS Workshops

June 28, 2021

The Claremont Colleges Library is pleased to be offering 4 weeks of online GIS learning opportunities for the Claremont community this summer. These are separate online workshops that will introduce learners to certain components of GIS, including the ArcGIS suite, drones, and the QGIS platform. We’ll start out with the basics of ArcGIS Online and […]
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Improved WorldCat Discovery Interface: coming July 12, 2021

June 16, 2021

On July 12, 2021 our catalog and discovery system, Library Search, powered by WorldCat Discovery, will be getting a new “modernized” look along with some new features. These updates include: Redesigned Results Search results will have a new layout and a bit more information (most notably the publisher information):  Highlighted Search Terms The search terms […]
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New: Reading Room Appointments available starting June 14, 2021

June 11, 2021

Current Claremont Colleges students, faculty, and staff can now schedule individual appointments to consult materials from Special Collections, the Asian Library, and Pomona College Archives in the Reading Room on Honnold 2. To make an appointment, visit our Reading Room appointment booking page. Appointments are available beginning on June 14, Mondays and Fridays, and can […]
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