This Valentine’s Day LOVE YOUR LIBRARY!

Join us at ANY of our campus library locations on Tuesday, February 14 for a special student event called “Love Your Library!” Central, Cato, Cato Law, Harper, Harris, Levine and Merancas Campus Libraries will be simultaneously unveiling our new CPCC Library logo, and we will be educating students on the various services and resources available across our campus locations. Come learn about CPCC library as a place, as a service and as a resource through fun games and prizes!

Come celebrate Valentine’s Day with us at CPCC’s Love Your Library! There will be:

•             Games

•             Prizes

•             Snacks

•             Giveaways

•             And more!

 

CPCC Libraries, Coppa Coffee Hours of Operation

CPCC Libraries will be operating on an abbreviated schedule from December 14 until the end of the year. The schedule is as follows:

All regional campus libraries will be closed from December 14-21.

Central Campus Library will be operating on the following schedule:

December 14, 205 – 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

December 15, 2015 – CLOSED

December 16 & 17, 2015 – 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

December 18, 2015 – 7:30 a.m.-noon

December 19-21, 2015 – CLOSED

December 22, 2015-January 3, 2016 CLOSED

In addition, Coppa Coffee, located in the Central Campus Library, will have their last day of business for the year will on Dec. 15. They may close early that day if business is slow.

 

Help Your Library Serve You Better!

We want to know what you think about the library!  The CPCC Libraries are seeking participants for focus groups designed to help the library plan for the future and provide the best possible service to students, faculty, and staff. Light Bulb

As a part of an LSTA Strategic Planning Grant, Karen Russell and Stefanie Ashley of the Facilitation Center at Eastern Kentucky University will be on campus on the following dates and times:

Central Campus:

Oct. 21:  9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., LR 404

Oct. 22: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., LR 404

Levine Campus:

Oct. 21, 11:30 – 2 p.m., LV1315

Harper Campus:

Oct. 22: 12:30 to 3 p.m., HP 352-M

The focus groups are designed to last two and half hours. Refreshments and door prizes will be provided. If you are interested in participating, please sign up here:  http://cpcc.libcal.com/

 

Please contact Jennifer Arnold if you have any questions.

 

Associates Programs Source Plus

Need to further investigate a welding process? Interested in finding out more about the latest hairstyle trends? Want to read about the latest opportunities in the paralegal field? Our Resource of the Month can help you with all of that  Associates Program Source Plusand more! The CPCC Libraries featured resource of the month for November is  Associates Programs Source Plus.  Designed specifically for the research needs of two-year college students, Associates Programs Source Plus covers subjects as wide-ranging as: computer & data processing, CAD, cosmetology, graphic arts, health information technology, interior design, law enforcement & criminal justice, paralegal studies, welding and dozens more equally varied areas of study.

Check out this resource today to see what it might have to offer you! VAST Academic Video Online may be accessed here or from the Research Databases section of the library website.

If you have any questions about the use of this database, please feel free to contact Doug Short.

Learn More About VAST Academic Video Online

The CPCC Libraries featured resource of the month for October is VAST Academic Video Online.  This extensive resource contains more than 22,000 videos covering a wide variety of subjects, including health sciences, social sciences, literature, language, history and art.  It includes newsreels, award-winning documentaries, field recordings, interviews, lectures, training videos and exclusive primary footage. Students can include these videos from VAST in PowerPoint presentations for class and instructors can embed them in their online courses.

Check out this resource today to see what it might have to offer you! VAST Academic Video Online may be accessed here or from the Research Databases section of the library website.

If you have any questions about the use of this database, please feel free to contact Doug Short.

 

Celebrating Women’s History Month 2012 — Women’s Education, Women’s Empowerment

CPCC Libraries invite you to join us on Wednesday, March 14 at 11 a.m., on the 2nd floor atrium of the Central Campus Library, as CPCC History Instructor Kathryn Wells presents “Foundations for Empowerment: Women in Early Women's History MonthAmerica.”  Ms. Wells will discuss the meaning of empowerment, and give concrete examples of women in early America that laid the foundations for the possibility of empowerment for later generations.

Join the CPCC Library on Thursday, March 22 at 11 a.m., in Tate Hall on Central Campus, as we welcome Dr. Ruth Shaw, former CPCC President.  Dr. Shaw will discuss her experiences and how education played an important role in her success. This event is co-sponsored by Student Life and the American Association for Women in Community Colleges. A light reception will follow.

Storytelling: Building Community at CPCC

The student body at CPCC is a beautiful mosaic of stories that strengthen and maintain our community, and we encourage you to share your story at an upcoming Word of Mouth event on your campus. Telling your story has the potential to make a Storytellingdifference within the CPCC community by educating, inspiring or entertaining your fellow peers. This storytelling event, sponsored by CPCC Libraries and Student Life, is open to all students, faculty and staff. To read about the stories heard last week at the first Word of Mouth event and to share your thoughts as a listener, or to learn how you can participate in any of the five remaining events, please check the Student Life blog.