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Apply to the Library Undergraduate Research Award

November 7, 2019

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 […]

Looking for Affordable Course Materials? The Library Can Help!

November 5, 2019

The high and ever-increasing costs of textbooks and assigned course readings are a growing concern for many students across The Claremont Colleges. As detailed in an August 2016 Bureau of Labor Statistics report, college textbook prices have risen 88% in the past decade, with individual textbooks often costing over $200 each.  The Library endeavors, in […]

Calling All Night Owls!

November 2, 2019

The Claremont Colleges Library will be open 24/7 beginning Thursday, December 12 and ending Thursday, December 19. (To be precise, we’ll close at 1 a.m. December 20. Check out our hours.) During that time, we will have our familiar Night Owls programming, which includes snack breaks, crafts, and our ever-popular ReFuel Cart, available from 12:30 […]

Upcoming Research Studio Series Events: Two Pomona Computer Science Scholars Share Their Work

November 1, 2019

DH@CC and The Claremont Colleges Library invite you to join us for the next two events in our Research Studio Series! Gerard Bentley (Computer Science ’19, Pomona): “Tagging and Understanding Video Game Affordances” Friday, November 1, 2-3:30 p.m., Research Studio, The Claremont Colleges Library Video games are created for human players whose common-sense knowledge of […]

The Destruction of Memory: film screening & discussion

October 30, 2019

Claremont Discourse is co-sponsoring the following events this week and next. Join us! The Destruction of Memory, a film by Tim Slade Screening: Wednesday, October 30, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Hahn 101, Pomona College Discussion: Tuesday, November 5, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Collaborative Commons, The Claremont Colleges Library; with students from Patricia Blessing’s Pomona ID1 Archaeology: Fact and […]

Preservation through Performance: Conversation and Exhibit Reception

October 17, 2019

Preservation through Performance: Conversation & Exhibit Reception Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 4:00-5:30 p.m. Founders Room, The Claremont Colleges Library Special Collections invites you to the reception for this fall’s exhibition, Preservation through Performance: Sharing Mexican Folklore through the Arts. Join us in conversation as we hear from members of two local performing groups, Ballet […]

Preservation Through Performance: Fall 2019 Special Collections Exhibit

October 12, 2019

Preservation through Performance: Sharing Mexican Folklore through the Arts September 3 – December 20, 2019 Open regular library hours North Lobby, The Claremont Colleges Library The Claremont Colleges Library announces the opening of its fall exhibit, Preservation through Performance: Sharing Mexican Folklore through the Arts. Primarily focused on two local performing groups, the Ballet Folklórico […]

Film Screening for Open Access Week 2019

October 11, 2019

Open Access Week (October 21-27, 2019) is an annual international celebration that aims to raise awareness of the benefits of open access resources. As part of this year’s festivities, the library will screen Paywall: The Business of Scholarship (105 mins), which will be followed by a faculty panel discussion on access to scholarship. Please join […]

Improvement to Library Search: Ungrouping Related Editions

October 6, 2019

Library Search is built on OCLC’s WorldCat system, which is a massive database of library holdings (over 425 million items) from around the world. To address the huge number of items that can show up for a given search, a feature was implemented last year that groups all related editions and formats (print and electronic) […]
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