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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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How The Library Supports Open Access Publishing

February 10, 2020

Jennifer Beamer, Scholarly Communications Librarian 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Original artwork by Zornes, created for the Mexican Players troupe of the Padua Hills Theater.

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.
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