Archive for February, 2011

Spring 2011 ID Schedule

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Wilmington Campus ID Schedule

Wed., Mar.16th 9:00-7:00
Thurs., Mar.24th 9:00-7:00
Wed., Mar.30th 9:00-7:00
Thurs., Apr.7th 9:00-7:00
Wed., Apr.13th 9:00-7:00
Thurs., Apr.21st 9:00-7:00
Wed., Apr.27th 9:00-7:00

**Instructors can arrange to bring their classes for IDs on other days by contacting the Reference Desk, 362-7034.

North Campus ID Schedule

IDs are made DAILY @ the North Campus Library between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.*
(*2:00 on Fridays)

** If you are a BRAND NEW CFCC student, you cannot get your ID on the same day that you register. You must wait until the next ID date. **

Students need to bring a copy of their registration statement or current schedule (available in WebAdvisor) and a valid picture ID, such as a driver’s license, military ID, or passport. Employees need a photo ID. IDs are free for curriculum students (although a replacement costs $10) and employees. Many CE students are also eligible for an ID and the cost to them is $1. Your CFCC ID has many uses: to enter and exit the CFCC Nutt St. Parking Deck; to get discounts at local merchants; to check out materials in the Library; for entry to student activities and sporting events; for discounts on public transportation and at movie theaters, etc.

If you have an EXPIRED CFCC ID, hold on to it.  You can trade it in for a free replacement!

NEW Urban Fiction Titles

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Check out the  Selected African American and Urban Fiction Research Guide

Have other suggestions, please fill out the Library Materials Recommendation Form

Library Making New, First Time IDs Only

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Due to software problems with replacement or re-encoded ID cards, the Library can currently produce only new, first-issue cards for students and staff members who have never had a previous CFCC ID.  A campus-wide announcement will be made when production of  replacement cards can resume.

Scan to Flash Drive Available

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Did you know that the color photocopier in the downtown campus Library also will scan and save documents–both black & white and color–to your flash drive?  AND, there’s no charge for scanning!  If you need assistance, ask any Library staff person.

Physics Simulations Learning Objects Available

Monday, February 7th, 2011
The PhET Interactive Simulations resource series has been added to to the NC Learning Objects Repository (NCLOR). This resource series is a free and open collection made available by the PhET Interactive Simulations Project ( ) at the University of Colorado. The subject area of Physics is the main focus of this series but other subjects included are Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science and Math.  The PhET is a National Science Foundation sponsored project and all of the simulations have been extensively researched and evaluated. They are written in Java and Flash, and can be run using a standard web browser as long as Flash and Java are installed. Each simulation in the series has a link to corresponding teacher contributed activities.
To access this resource series:
1. log into the NCLOR  < > ( ) with an account (named or guest)
2. navigate to the Browse by Resource Series area
3. click on the PhET Interactive Simulations series

Springer eBooks (FREE Trial)

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Springer eBooks — (FREE Trial)located on the Articles & eResources webpage under by Type/Subject

Access to more than 24,000 eBook titles. Please note that titles are divided into twelve subject collections ranging from Behavioral Science to Professional and Applied Computing.The trial includes access to all English/International language content from 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 as well as book series dating back to 1997.

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