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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

All-gender restrooms coming soon to Honnold 4

February 13, 2020

The Claremont Colleges Library is pleased to announce all-gender restrooms will soon be available on the 4th floor of the library. The Library is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As part of this commitment, we strive to create inclusive physical and virtual spaces where people from all backgrounds and experiences are welcome, safe, and […]

How The Library Supports Open Access Publishing

February 10, 2020

The library supports several approaches to publishing and providing access to Open Access (OA) monographs and journals. Three examples include: Lever Press, an OA book publisher established in 2016, was conceived within the Oberlin Group of Libraries (a consortium of liberal arts libraries of which The Claremont Colleges Library is a member). The motivation behind […]

Library team receives “Collections as Data” grant

January 22, 2020

Congratulations to Pomona professor Char Miller, Claremont Colleges librarians Jeanine Finn, Jessica Davila, Yeisi Ileczko, Elizabeth Richey, and Lisa Crane, and Claremont Colleges Library GIS Specialist Warren Roberts on receiving a Collections as Data grant, an effort made possible by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. With this grant, The Claremont Colleges Library will develop a […]

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 […]