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Introducing the New Library Website

January 1, 2019

Perhaps the most extensive renovation we undertook this year was a major overhaul of the library’s website. Our online presence is our “first door” – many users’ first interaction with our collections and services. We spent the last two years revamping the site’s content and design, fully bringing library.claremont.edu into the 21st century. Creating this.
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Welcome New Staff, 2017-2018

January 1, 2019

Jeanine Finn joined the library in August 2017 as the CLIR Data Services Postdoctoral Fellow. Jeanine received her Ph.D. in Information Science at the University of Texas at Austin, her MLIS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and has a decade of library experience. She has deep skills in discovering and locating data and.
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Winning students and faculty sponsors at the Library Undergraduate Research Award ceremony, April 2018

Celebrating the winners of the Library Undergraduate Research Award 2018

January 1, 2019

Senior Award Chloe Bazlen, Scripps Project title: “Making Artemisia: The Creation of Reputation in Baroque Florence” Faculty sponsor: George Gorse Lena-Phuong Tran, Pitzer Project title: “Embodying the Other: Effects of Experiencing the Rubber Hand Illusion in Virtual Reality on Implicit Racial Biases” Faculty sponsor: Laura Johnson Junior Award Aleo Pugh, Pitzer Project title: “An Insidious Exchange: Racial.
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Notable Electronic Acquisitions, 2017-2018

January 1, 2019

The library continues to focus on expanding its user-focused print and electronic collection, combining demand- and evidence-based acquisition models and drawing on the evaluations, insight, and recommendations of librarians, faculty, and students. Notable additions to our e-book collection included offerings from important publishers such as Cambridge, Springer, Oxford, Taylor and Francis, and Elsevier/Science Direct, while.
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Meet Me at the Main Services Desk: The Research Appointment Model at The Claremont Colleges Library

January 1, 2019

The Library does not have a traditional central reference desk (although Special Collections does have one). Instead, Subject and Teaching Librarians offer research support through an appointment system advertised on the library’s website. We market these appointments to Writing Centers, offer a description of the service to faculty to include on their syllabi, and point.
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CCEPS Fellows 2017-2018 In Their Own Words

January 1, 2019

The Claremont Center for Engagement with Primary Sources (CCEPS) program promotes connections between students, primary sources, and research activity through directed, hands-on experience with original special collections by providing professional archival training to graduate and undergraduate students at The Claremont Colleges.  Fellows write weekly entries for the “Out of the Box” blog to share their.
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Exhibitions and New Acquisitions in Special Collections and Libraries, 2017-2018

January 1, 2019

New Acquisitions in SCL Special Collections supports The Claremont Colleges’ teaching and research missions by collecting and preserving original manuscripts, books, and other primary source materials of a rare or unique nature. We acquire new holdings predominately through donations and transfers, and purchase a select amount of material. We promote the use of our collections through outreach.
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