Banned Books Week - Celebrate the Freedom to Read September 30 - October 6, 2012 On the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week, Bill explains why censorship is the biggest enemy of truth. Bill Moyers on Banned Books Week from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo. Come to Kirk Library to check out a banned book! Below are … Continue reading Bill Moyers on Banned Books Week
Do you save a lot of bookmarks on your Internet browser on your computer and find that they've disappeared when you use another computer? Or you save your bookmarks in Internet Explorer and can't find them when you use Mozilla Firefox? There's a simple solution to your problem. It's called online bookmarking. Online bookmarking is … Continue reading Got Bookmarks? Use iCrumz!
Do you like using a lot of pictures in your Powerpoint presentations? Then find out you can't email it because the file is mega big? Never fear! There is a way to make your file smaller by compressing the pictures in your PowerPoint presentation. Using PowerPoint 2010, I was able to compress a 50 MB … Continue reading PowerPoint Too Big To Email?
New titles from Films Media Group have been added to the following Films On Demand streaming video collections: • Business & Economics Collection • Science & Mathematics Collection • Health & Medicine Collection • Archival Films & Newsreels Collection To access these titles, go to Films on Demand and log in, or just click on the Title URLs provided … Continue reading New Videos From Films on Demand
ProQuest is requiring all their users to migrate to a new search platform by this summer. So, if you use any of the library’s ProQuest databases (ABI/Inform, Research Library, National Newspapers, Nursing & Allied Health, etc.), be aware that the ProQuest databases you use will look significantly different once Summer Quarter starts. To have the … Continue reading ProQuest Database Changes
At a recent ATL Conference in Spokane, Tacoma Community College faculty Mary Fox and Wendy Larsen gave a great presentation on "Please Explain a Five-Paragraph Essay, so I'll Know How Not to Write One: The Challenges Facing Second Language Writers." Among the many culture shocks international students experience, writing an American style essay is something … Continue reading Help International Students Write Better Essays
Software developer Mike Matas demos the first full-length interactive book for the iPad -- with clever, swipeable video and graphics and some very cool data visualizations to play with. The book is "Our Choice," Al Gore's sequel to "An Inconvenient Truth."
Kirk Library has a trial to the Education in Video online database. We are considering purchasing a subscription to this database and will love to have feedback from you about it. So, try it out and let us know what you think. You can either leave us a comment on the blog or send an … Continue reading Try out a new Online Video Database
Tell us what you love about Kirk Library! What does the Kirk Library mean to you? Celebrate National Library Week: take a snapshot of your library experience and share it! Click Here To Leave Your Comments Libraries all over Washington will be taking a ‘snapshot’—collecting information this spring to capture the impact that Washington libraries … Continue reading Tell us what you love about Kirk Library!
Are you having problems printing or editing when you open a Word, Excel, or Powerpoint document from Angel or email? Never fear, there is an easy solution to this problem! The newer versions of MS Office has a security feature that won't allow you to print or make changes in the document if the document … Continue reading Can’t Print or Edit Documents from Angel or Email?