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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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The Claremont Colleges Undergraduate Research Award. Deadline: 4/7/19.

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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Library Seeks New A.J. McFadden Dean

February 10, 2019

The Claremont Colleges Library is currently recruiting for our next Dean. We’re looking for someone who will provide innovative leadership and a forward-thinking approach for positioning the Library to respond successfully to the challenges and opportunities impacting The Claremont Colleges. For more information, read the Position Profile or visit the TCCS recruitment site.
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Introducing our new division: Digital Strategies and Scholarship

January 1, 2019

Our newly created division, Digital Strategies and Scholarship, brings together previously disparate pieces of the library—from systems and technology to digital scholarly literacies and outputs—to support accessible, inclusive, and learner-centered technology use at the Library. DSS staff are responsible for: – liaising with TCC IT to keep our instruction software, public computers, and wi-fi running.
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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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