Collections

Clark College Libraries provide a variety of collections to support the diverse needs and interests of our patrons. Collection Development Policy.

Collection Description
CDs and DVDs
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This browsable collection of CDs and DVDs is located next to LIB 103 (Library Instruction Lab) in Cannell Library. Current Clark College students, faculty, and staff also have access to a collection of streaming videos.
Course Reserves
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The Course Reserves collections contain textbooks, videos, and other high-demand items not available online that instructors arrange for students to borrow from the library. Ask for Course Reserves at the Check Out Desk at Cannell Library and the Information Commons at CTC.
General
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Circulating books are located on the second floor of Cannell Library and shelved by the Library of Congress Classification System. Oversized books are located at the end of this collection. The library also subscribes to a number of ebooks, which are available 24/7 through the Discover Catalog.
iCommons Browsing
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The Information Commons at CTC offers a rotating collection of print books.
Leach
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Leather bound classic works of fiction and non-fiction located on the second floor of Cannell Library.
Legal
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This collection of primary sources provides support for the paralegal program. Some titles are located at Cannell Library on the first floor, others are in Course Reserves at the Check Out Desk.
New Books
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Books recently added to Clark College Libraries collections are located at Cannell Library near LIB 101 (Cannell Room).
Periodicals
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Current issues of periodicals and daily newspapers are located in the center of the first floor of Cannell Library. Online indexes provide access to periodical articles.

Popular Reading
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Collection of popular light reading and fiction to encourage reading and literacy. Located at Cannell Library on the first floor.
Reference
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This Cannell Library collection on the first floor includes atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, and bibliographies for many subject areas. Patrons also have access to reference ebooks from the library's website.
Renaissance Kids
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A special collection of picture books to check out and share with children. Located near LIB 101 (Cannell Room). 
Transitional Programs
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Workbooks, reading practice materials, CDs, texts, and other skill-building resources. Arranged by level for students in the Transitional Studies programs. Located on the first floor of Cannell Library.
 

 

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