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New Research Workshops in September and beyond!

This Fall the Library is introducing new drop-in workshops on research strategies, RefWorks, online resources, and more. View the full schedule for descriptions and/or sign up online.


Also, if you're getting started on a project or want to brush up on your skills, you can explore our Start Your Research tutorial for strategies and resources available through the Claremont Colleges Library.

Email Instruction Services Manager/E-Learning Librarian Char Booth if you have any questions.

New Look for GIS on the Web

The GIS web pages have a new look and feel! Our restructured pages feature easier navigation, tutorials, data resources, workshops, and GIS courses available on the campuses. So take a turn through the new GIS web pages and let us know what you think.

Pizza Break in Honnold/Mudd Library

On Dec. 16 and 17, there will be free pizza and sodas from 9 - 10 pm in the Honnold/Mudd Founders Room (please make sure to have your college ID)--come take a break from your studying and refuel with pizza and caffeine.

The SecondLife Library Grand Opening

SecondLife Residents can now visit several libraries in Linden Labs' popular virtual world. The SecondLife Library is celebrating its Grand Opening Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14 with many in-world events--speakers and tours not least among them. Visit the SecondLife Library, the Science Center, the Life2Life Bookstore, and a medical library on Info Island and Info Island II. There is also a Caledon Branch of the SecondLife Library. You can ask Real Life librarians reference questions, browse virtual books and take a look at a spectacular exhibit on the Declaration of Independence.

SecondLife is a 3D virtual world where residents (also called Avatars) can buy and sell land, create anything imaginable--from books to furniture to buildings to pets to cars--and even fly. Start your journey with a free account at

[Hint: once you're logged in, click on the Map button and type Info Island in the "Search by Region Name" box. Click either on Info Island or Info Island II and click Teleport to visit that location.]

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