Welcome new and returning
students! Listed below are a
few “ Library 101” basics that
you will need to know to
make the best use of your time
at the Libraries.
Our online catalog, Blais, it is a
searchable web based tool that
acts much like typical search
engines, but it is specific to
materials owned by the Clare-mont
Colleges. Look for Blais
on our website.
Ever heard the terms ‘ scholarly
research’ or ‘ peer reviewed’?
These terms refer to materials
used in research that have
been reviewed by professionals
for accuracy. Peer reviewed
journals are indexed, usually by
subject, and those indexes are
accessible through searchable,
online databases. These databases
are grouped by subject
EXHIBITS AT THE LIBRARIES
Speak Out! Claremont Student - Run Newspapers
August 29- October 14, Honnold/ Mudd Library
Student - run newspapers have long played a key role in the
lives of college students, whether it is to cheer on sports
teams and other special events, or editorialize on local or
national controversies. On view are the 1st issues of all of
the various Claremont student newspapers.
VOLUME 3 , ISSUE 1 graffiti
THE LIBRARIES OF THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES
A College for Women?
In September of 1964, Pitzer College opened it’s
doors as a women’s college. It wasn’t until 1970
that Pitzer became a coed institution.
FROM THE ARCHIVES
Comments about Graffiti?
Please contact Kelley Bachli at
kelley. bachli@ libraries. claremont. edu
Federalism, Constitutional Structure, and the
Securing of Liberty with Ralph Rossum, CMC,
Salvatori Professor of Political Philosophy & American
Constitution and Director of the Rose Institute
Wednesday, September 21, 4: 15 pm, H/ M Library,
It’s easy to avoid library fines.
Click on My Library Account in
Blais from the Libraries website at
libraries. claremont. edu
and can be found
under the ‘ databases’ link
from the Libraries’ website.
Each of our libraries are
staffed by librarians and
other information profession-als
ready to help you find
answers to your questions.
Don’t hesitate to drop by and
visit! You can also contact
librarians from the list of
subject specialists on the
Libraries’ web site and find
someone knowledgeable in
your area of study. Or try
chatting with a librarian
using any of the following
profile IDs: librarianchat on
Yahoo! and AIM, or librari-anchat@
hotmail. com on
MSN. Again, Welcome!
Jezmynne Amergin, Sprague
Scripps in the 50s
August 25- October 2, Denison Library
Life magazine photographer Ed Clark and free
lance photo journalist Abbot Mills capture the
spirit of student life at Scripps in the 1950s.
The two photographers works, along with oth-ers,
Using the Web for Research
Monday, Sept. 19, 6: 30- 7: 30pm
Finding the Articles You Need
Monday, Sept. 26, 6: 30- 7: 30pm
Research in Black studies
September 29, 4: 30- 5: 30pm
Research in Cultural studies
September 20, 5: 30- 6: 30pm
All workshops are held in the Keck
Learning Room at Honnold/ Mudd.
For more information, ask at the
H/ M information desk.
Education for the Twenty- First Century,
Pitzer College, 1963
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