Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Help students to analyze issues and formulate arguments

Help students to analyze issues and formulate arguments.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center brings together all the information that’s needed to fully understand an issue:
· pro and con viewpoint articles,
· reference articles that provide context,
· full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary source documents,
· government and organizational statistics,
· multimedia, including images and podcasts, links to hand-selected web sites, and more!
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center helps to develop critical thinking and information literacy skills by assisting students with researching, analyzing, and organizing various types of data for research assignments, persuasive essays, and debates and InfoMark functionality allows for copying, bookmarking and e-mailing the URLs of search screens, search results and individual documents, making it easy to create, share and update reading lists, bibliographies, course packs and more.

Friday, March 27, 2009

20th Anniversary of the Dr. Harry Harden, Jr. Academic Awards Program for Black and African American Students

The 20th Anniversary of the Dr. Harry Harden, Jr. Academic Awards Program for Black and African American Students will be held on Friday, April 3, 2009 at the Germantown Campus, Globe Hall at 2:00pm in the afternoon. Come and enjoy student performances and our special guest speaker Mr. Willie Jolley, noted speaker, author, singer and media personality. Please join us as we celebrate our students’ academic success. For more information, call 240-567-4203 or 240-567-4006.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

John Hope Franklin, famous historian, dead at age 94.

The noted and ground-breaking historian John Hope Franklin has died. The Library holds many of his works like the seminal From Slavery to Freedom: A History of Negro Americans. For this title and many more, visit our online catalog at http://www.mclibrary.org.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Start your science research at ACCESS SCIENCE!

McGraw-Hill's AccessScience 2.0 features fully searchable content from McGraw-Hill's Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 10th Edition. The new generation of AccessScience gathers and synthesizes vast amounts of information, and organizes it to give you fast, easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology.

Thursday, March 05, 2009


Images for Education & Scholarship

ARTSTOR is a digital library of over one million high quality images, with descriptive information, in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities and social sciences. This nonprofit initiative of the Mellon Foundation is continually expanding its image collections across cultures and time periods to create the premier comprehensive, organized, reliable digital resource.

To explore it yourself or to see a descriptive list of all of our databases, go to MC Libraries' Databases A-Z Web page at http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/library/descriptions_dbs.htm.

Monday, March 02, 2009

The Chronicle of Higher Education

“The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.”

“The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.”
-The Chronicle

To find out more, go to MC Libraries’ Databases A-Z List.

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