New Resource: TumbleBook Cloud

TumbleBook Cloud is an online collection of eBooks, audio books, and National Geographic videos. You can make your own notes in any eBook and read along to the narration paired with line by line highlighting in any enhanced novel. Enjoy the classics, popular graphic novels, short stories, drama, poetry, or non fiction content covering a variety of history, civics, and science topics.  Teachers and parents will find common core aligned educator resources also included.

TumbleBook Cloud homepage arranged by tabs with book jacket images.

Learn more about our eBook collections from our eBooks @ Clayton State guide http://clayton.libguides.com/ebooks

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September Featured Resource: Issues & Controversies

Issues & Controversies helps researchers understand today’s crucial issues by exploring hot topics in business, politics, government, education and popular culture. Resources include: pro/con statements, timelines, primary sources & statistical tables and editorial cartoons & newspaper editorials.

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The Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate Series featuring some of the most prominent political figures, journalists, academics, and experts is included in Issues & Controversies. A searchable, interactive transcript is available for each debate and allows viewers to navigate to specific points in the debate using the predefined segments. Player controls (play/pause, volume, closed-captioning, and full-screen) are located beneath the player window.

January Featured Resource: JoVE Science Education

JoVE Science Education: General Laboratory Techniques demonstrates how to use standard pieces of laboratory equipment essential in many experiments, as well as how to perform basic laboratory functions. Each video is paired with additional video resources for you to view practical applications of the technique and other complementary skills.

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Titles in collection:

  • An Introduction to the Centrifuge
  • Regulating Temperature in the Lab: Preserving Samples Using Cold
  • Introduction to Light Microscopy
  • Introduction to Fluorescence Microscopy
  • Histological Sample Preparation for Light Microscopy
  • Introduction to the Spectrophotometer
  • Measuring Mass in the Laboratory
  • An Introduction to Working in the Hood
  • Introduction to the Bunsen Burner
  • Introduction to Serological Pipettes and Pipettors
  • An Introduction to the Micropipettor
  • Making Solutions in the Laboratory
  • Understanding Concentration and Measuring Volumes
  • Introduction to the Microplate Reader
  • Regulating Temperature in the Lab: Applying Heat

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July Featured Resource: Psychotherapy.net

Psychotherapy.net offers inspiring and informative counseling and therapy videos. The collection is searchable by keyword, expert, therapeutic issue, and client population. Web tools like clip making, interactive running transcripts, smart keyword search, and downloadable instructor’s manuals empower users to easily explore, present, and share videos.

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New Resource: psychotherapy.net

Psychotherapy.net is a streaming collection of training videos in the field of counseling, psychotherapy, addiction, and more. It includes single-session demonstrations, multiple-session demonstrations, clinical case consultations, therapist commentary, pre- & post- session discussion, interview and documentary style films. The videos demonstrate techniques for individual therapy, group therapy, couples & family therapy, child therapy, art therapy, psychodrama and therapeutic communities using a wide representation of client populations.

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Unlimited, simultaneous users can browse videos by approach, therapeutic issue, expert, or population. Web tools like clip making, interactive running transcripts, subtitles, smart keyword search, and downloadable instructor’s manuals are available.

Issues & Controversies: Debate Videos

The Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate Series featuring some of the most prominent political figures, journalists, academics, and experts has been added to Issues & Controversies. A searchable, interactive transcript is available for each debate and allows viewers to navigate to specific points in the debate using the predefined segments. Player controls (play/pause, volume, closed-captioning, and full-screen) are located beneath the player window.

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Videos are grouped by subject: (1) Crime, Law & Justice, (2) Economy, Money & Business, (3) Education, (4) Energy & Environment, (5) Families & Youth, (6) Global Issues & World Affairs, (7) Government & Politics, (8) Health & Medicine, (9) Race, Rights & Liberties, (10) Science & Technology and (11) Society & Culture.

Issues & Controversies explores hot topics in business, politics, government, education and popular culture. It offers in-depth articles made to inspire thought-provoking debates.

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August Featured LibGuide: Information Sources

Information can come from any number of sources. We’re here to help you decide which one is right for your information need. Use the books, newspapers, magazines, trade journals, scholarly journals, statistics and multimedia tabs to learn about the characteristics, purpose and disadvantages of these different types of information sources and when to choose one over another.

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Films on Demand: Interactive Transcripts

Interactive transcripts are now available for many videos in Films on Demand. These allow you to follow along with the full-text of the video, search within the transcript for keywords or topics, or click on any word in the transcript to jump to that exact point in the video or segment.

When available, the Transcript tab will display next to the Segments tab on the View Video page. As the video plays the current point of the transcript will be highlighted and will progress in real time. Print transcript and auto-scroll toggling are also available.

Films on Demand is an online, streaming video collection available in GALILEO and the CSU Catalog.