News and Notes
In observance of Women’s History Month, the Northwest Regional Center Library has displays featuring the accomplishments of a diverse group of women representing excellence in fields from politics, science, and literature.
Please follow the directional signs.
The NWRC Library, along with the Northwest Regional Center Administration offices celebrates Black History Month with a Lobby display of prominent figures in Black history. The display also includes books and a journal of the favorite books of the Center’s faculty, staff, and students. The Library book display features books written by popular Black authors, including a book written by our very own Dr. Anthony Driggers, But when they call you doctor: the lived experience of my pursuit of a doctorate degree.
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), established on September 9, 1915 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, founded Black History Month. The association continues the work and mission of Dr. Woodson, who is known as the "Father of Black History."
This year’s theme is African Americans and the Vote.
The College Library subscribes to the African American History database, from Infobase.
(Access on-campus, or through MyCCP)
The College Library has a trial to AtoZ Food America, a database containing regional cookbooks and collections of historic cookbooks and television commercials, as well as “how to” food preparation videos. The trial ends on February 15, 2020.
Stop by the Main Campus Library this week!
Coloring pencils and sheets are provided to help ease the stress of Final Exams.
This week (December 2-6, 2019), the Library at the NERC Learning Commons is sponsoring a Chill Room for students to use to take a break from the intense study in preparation for Finals week.
The Library in the NERC Learning Commons is honoring Veterans at Community College of Philadelphia and around the Nation by offering suggestions of ways to honor them for their service and sacrifices.
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