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Open Education: Call for Faculty Fellowship Program, 2019-2020

August 25, 2019

Jennifer Beamer, Scholarly Communications Librarian This yearlong program will create a learning community of faculty, librarians, and instructional technologists from across the colleges engaged in fostering inclusive, equitable, and collaborative learning environments. This fellowship is designed to support faculty in exploring and incorporating open education concepts and practices (open pedagogy, open access, and open educational.
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Library staff use GIS to explore a unique habitat at the Bernard Field Station

August 1, 2019

The use of geographic information systems (GIS) tools to visualize and explore our physical environment has exploded in popularity in recent years in industry, government, and academic settings. GIS supports scholarly work in the environmental sciences, such as the Pitzer field station project in Costa Rica, this and compelling story map from UCLA scholars on.
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Applications open for the Roland Jackson Memorial Music Research Fellowship

June 10, 2019

Are you a music scholar, student, or performer interested in diving deeper into music research? Consider pursuing your project with financial support here at The Claremont Colleges Library. The Roland Jackson Memorial Music Research Fellowship is an opportunity to spend time pursuing on-site research with music resources found in Special Collections. We are particularly interested.
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Celebrating the winners of the Library Undergraduate Research Award 2019

May 21, 2019

The Library Undergraduate Research Award (LURA) recognizes students who demonstrate exemplary research and scholarship, including remarkable skill and creativity in the use of library and information resources. Students submit a reflective essay on their research process which is then reviewed, alongside their finished or in-progress research project, by librarians and faculty. The 6th Annual LURA Ceremony.
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Article Processing Charges and Green OA: Do I Have to Pay to Have My Work Openly Accessible?

May 10, 2019

Scholarly Publishing Impact News is a regular news initiative spearheaded by the library’s Scholarly Communications Librarian, Jennifer Beamer. Its purpose is to inform and educate on topics related to the scholarly publishing environment. This post was created by Jennifer Beamer. If you have questions about this information, please contact scholarship@claremont.edu. Do I have to pay.
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Open Access News: University of California Cancels Their Elsevier Subscriptions

March 27, 2019

Scholarly Publishing Impact News is a regular news initiative spearheaded by the library’s Scholarly Communications Coordinator, Jennifer Beamer. Its purpose is to inform and educate on topics related to the scholarly publishing environment. If you have suggestions or questions for topics you would like to see in this news column, contact Jennifer Beamer. On February.
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Twenty Years of Claremont Discourse

March 4, 2019

This year marked the 20th anniversary of Claremont Discourse, the library’s signature lecture series featuring Claremont Colleges faculty. Claremont Discourse presented six lectures and panels this year under the themes of “The Changing Landscape of Media” (Fall 2017) and “Engaging Collections at The Claremont Colleges Library” (Spring 2018)
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Enter to win the Library Undergraduate Research Award

February 14, 2019

Get recognized for the amazing work you do by applying for the Claremont Colleges Library Undergraduate Research Award (LURA)! The award is accompanied by a cash prize and recognizes exemplary, original student work demonstrating skill and creativity in the use of library and information resources. It’s open to projects in various formats by individuals or.
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