Author Archives: Nick Faulk

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Build Your Skills in Generative AI With On-Demand Video Courses From the Library

You may know the library database O’Reilly for its extensive ebook collection, but did you know it also provides access to thousands of on-demand courses? O’Reilly has recently developed and published several courses about generative artificial intelligence (AI), covering both getting started with this emerging technology and getting the most out of generative AI with […]

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Our Pride is Our History: The Champlain College LGBTQ+ Timeline

How have the last few decades of LGBTQ+ history and culture been experienced at Champlain College? To what extent does Champlain College have an LGBTQ+ history of its own The library has put together a timeline that collects the intriguing history that has cultivated the culture we see today. The incidents showcased on this timeline […]

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Meet our New Library Director, Emily Crist

“Information is power,” says Emily Crist, library director. Emily was appointed Library Director of Miller Information Commons in December 2019, but has been at the library since 2016. She was Champlain College’s Experience Design Librarian until 2018 and has continued making strides for the library ever since. Emily recalls, “Early on in training [for the […]

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11th Annual Library Chili Cook-off: Thursday, Nov. 8

The weather may be getting colder, but the chili will be hot! The library is excited to present the 11th Annual Chili Cook-Off on Thursday, November 8th from 3-4pm in the Miller Information Commons.  The Chili Cook-Off is a longstanding library tradition beloved by many at Champlain College. Each fall, faculty and staff members enter their homemade chili to be judged by […]

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Discover More About African-American History through Books, Videos, and Primary Sources

February is African-American History Month, a government-sponsored commemoration and a time when we “(pay) tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society.” There are so many great ways to learn more about African-American history, from watching RETN’s Black History Month Sunday Video Series, which is […]

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Watch Criterion Collection films online through the Champlain College Library

Did you know that Kanopy, Champlain College Library’s streaming media service, offers instant access to hundreds of films in the Criterion Collection? That means that Champlain users can watch some of the greatest films in world cinema for coursework or for personal development through the library.   Not sure where to begin? Champlain College librarians and […]

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Streaming Films for Indigenous Peoples Week

Indigenous Americans on the Big Screen Champlain College is celebrating Indigenous People’s Week October 9-13, 2017. If you missed the screening of the documentary Reel Injun on Thursday, October 5, the film is available for Champlain students and employees to watch online via our Kanopy streaming service: Reel Injun—On the Trail of the Hollywood “Indian” […]

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Banned Books Week 2017 – What Books are More Likely to be Challenged?

Banned Books Week 2017 Banned Books Week is held each year in the last week of September. Libraries and their supporters use Banned Book Week to raise awareness about books challenges and censorship and to celebrate the right to read. The American Library Association (ALA) publishes an annual list of the ten books most frequently […]

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