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Letter from the President

Headshot of John Taylor, CCL President By John Taylor, Orange Coast College & CCL President

Hi all. This semester is done for most of us and it has been busier than expected – for me and many that I know and work with around the state. We have done a lot of great work toward creating the future we want to live in but we aren’t done yet. The LSP Task Force has worked with CCL to suggest a way forward with the Chancellors Office on how to spend the LSP annual grant.

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Reports

The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) held its Fall Plenary Session in November at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel.  Session was in a hybrid mode, but with a twist.  Session is usually a combination of general sessions with topics that have a broader interest to faculty as well as breakouts which focus on more narrowed topics but might be in more detail. 

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The LSP Governance Committee recently made a recommendation to the CCCCO to purchase OCLC Cataloging & Metadata and LibKey for the 110 colleges in the LSP Program. The Task Force also made recommendations to the CCCCO regarding how funding decisions could be made in the future and proposed an updated LSP Governance Committee Charter. We are awaiting responses/action by the CCCCO.

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New MLA Plus Review available, and the CCL-EAR committee has finalized a DEIA statement that will guide the work of the committee as evaluate and consider databases that support our diverse students.

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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” That famous first sentence from Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities lodged itself firmly in my brain (so many) years ago.  It has always served to remind me to search for a broader aspects of a situation -- and to be thankful that I was not a French aristocrat.  Mindful of enrollment numbers, in-person/Zoom classes, some schools already in budget difficulty, and current pandemic/flu/etc. issues, yet consider these things Read more …

As the largest Consortium of Community Colleges in the country, the CCLC required a library services platform that not only meets but exceeds the expectations of our students, faculty, and staff, regardless of which of the participating Colleges they belong to: from the smallest to the largest, Alma and Primo are serving the full spectrum of academic libraries that exist in the CCLC system.

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Staffing

Better late than never -- Rio Hondo College Library is proud to announce that 3 of our full-time faculty librarians have been granted tenure in Spring 2022! Read more …

Articles of Interest

In 2017, Riverside City College (RCC) Library conducted a poll, asking students to rank 15 library improvements they would like to see implemented. The options included adding board games, water bottle refill stations, a full-sized skeleton, and food vending machines. The top ranked improvement was the addition of nap pods. In cooperation with facilities and the cafeteria, and as budgets and small donations allowed, we have implemented each of these wishes. Read more …

Have you ever needed a tranquil place to spend a few minutes to reset? The LBCC Library has you covered. 

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College Update

Obituary - Bobbie Smith. Retired LBCC Librarian and former Library Department Head Read more …