Monthly Archives: March 2013

Language Learning with Power Speak

Now available Gale’s Power Speak Languages. This online language learning program includes audio, video, and interactive activities. The courses are designed to meet the National Standards outlined by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and cover the … Continue reading

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Research Hospital Can Revive Your Paper — April 1-2 @ Harriman Library/Learning Center

Is your research paper lifeless and unresponsive? Are your sources aenemic? Ready to call a Code Blue? Get to the Research Hosptial quick! Roane State Library and Learning Center are offering a free research hospital at the Harriman campus on … Continue reading

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Get Videos Into Your Online Course

The library has tons of great videos on all kinds of subjects from our streaming video databases: Films on Demand, American History in Video, World History in Video and Theater in Video. You can find them all at http://www.roanestate.edu/library/databases_video.html. Faculty who … Continue reading

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Some Music for Spring. Please don’t riot.

Yesterday was the first day of Spring. You should celebrate with some music from Roane State’s Classical Music Library collection. Give a listen to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons: Spring, Copland’s Appalachian Spring, or my personal favorite, Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring. The … Continue reading

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The College of Cardinals Doesn’t Get Spring Break

While you are enjoying Spring Break, the Catholic Church’s College of Cardinals is hard at work choosing the next Pope. This doesn’t happen very often, only when a Pope dies or resigns. Popes don’t usually resign, but Benedict XVI did … Continue reading

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Favorite Reads for March

Check it out! RSCC Library wants to highlight some of the great books we have in our collection. This month we have picked some of our favorites to share with you, for the complete list click here.

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Happy Birthday Vivaldi

Happy Birthday Vivaldi! The Italian composer would turn 335, if he were still alive today. Here is a 5 minute video from the library’s streaming database, Films on Demand, featuring a Vivaldi violin concerto. function addLoadEvent(func){var oldonload = window.onload;if (typeof … Continue reading

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