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Has Gender Always Been Binary?

 ——————————————–  While the idea of transgender and non-binary identities often feel new in Western cultures, according to Dr. Karen Blair, “there is actually a long history of gender not being viewed in such a black and white manner.” In her article, Has Gender Always Been Binary?, Blair goes on to say, “Indeed, many indigenous cultures around […]

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Changes to Kanopy Access

Kanopy is a collection of documentaries, feature films, and other videos that are available on demand through the Champlain College library.  Unlike our journal article databases — or unlike your own Netflix, Amazon video or other subscription services – the library pays for Kanopy on a per-title basis.  Under Kanopy’s licensing model, three views or partial views of a […]

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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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2018 International Photo Contest

The award ceremony for this year’s International Photo Contest was held in the library last Tuesday, April 17th. There were three winners within the categories judged: Architecture, People and Culture, and Landscape and the Natural World, in addition to a People’s Choice for each category, the President’s Choice award, and Don’s Dublin Winner. The entries […]

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Nexis Uni Replaces LexisNexis Academic Universe

Nexis Uni is a brand new platform by LexisNexis and is a replacement for LexisNexis Academic Universe. It provides the same great information in a more user-friendly and intuitive way. Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790. Nexis Uni enables quick discovery across […]

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Borrow technology at the library

The library has added two brand-new 15-inch Dell 5580 laptops to the line-up of Technology that can be borrowed at the library. Students can borrow these, or our ever-popular 8 Chromebooks, for a few hours at a time. Simply call to the desk and ask to check out a laptop or a Chromebook.

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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