This pilot project is half-way done for the 2023-2024 academic year.  

How’s it working for you?

Introduced by CCL in September, a weekly email goes out to all CCL colleagues to offer information about professional development opportunities in addition to those offered by CCL. We look for a wide variety of choices, from brief vendor training sessions to long-term courses, in online and in-person formats.

Congratulations to our CCL library workers on the following conference presentations:

Congratulations to our CCL library workers on the following publications:

Congratulations to our newly tenured library faculty!

Monika Chavez, Career Education Librarian, Mt. San Antonio College Ryan Edwards, Systems Librarian, West Los Angeles College Allie Jordan, Librarian, Southwestern College  Dr. Edeama Onwuchekwa Jonah, Equity and Engagement Librarian, San Diego Mesa College Terezita Overduin, Chaffey College Kolap Samel, Librarian, Mt. San Antonio College Betsy Vaca, Outreach & Equity Librarian, Cabrillo College

Congratulations to our newly hired library employees!

Congratulations to our library faculty on their recent educational attainments!

Hong Guo, Online Learning Librarian, Mt. San Antonio College, Doctorate of Educational Leadership, CSUF Parisa Samaie, Librarian/Library Department Chair, Los Angeles Southwest College, Doctorate of Educational Leadership, CSULB

Congratulations to our library faculty on the following publications:

The first two books in the series The Community College Library co-edited by Janet Pinkley (CSU Channel Islands & Ventura College) and Kaela Casey (Ventura College) have been released in both print and eBook versions!

Congratulations to the California Community Colleges librarians elected to the 2022 California Academic & Research Libraries (CARL) Executive Board!

•Vice-President/President-Elect: Shamika J. Simpson (Long Beach City College)

•Secretary: Annette Young (Cypress College)

•Community Colleges Director-at-Large: Edeama Onwuchekwa (San Diego Mesa College)

Hello, everyone! My name is Cynthia Mari Orozco, and I will be the new CCL Communications Manager from this point forward. I’m very much looking forward to this new role and working with CCL and all of you. 

By Rebecca A. Eckland, TMCC Celebrates Family History Research Room

The Black Caucus of the American Library Association bestowed its prestigious Trailblazer Award to Laney College Librarian Shirley Coaston on July 29. Coaston received the award virtually at the National Conference of African American Librarians. 

In late January, ACRL announced that Santa Rosa Junior College Library was a recipient of their 2020 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award. SRJC "was chosen for its dedication of services to its campus community." Read more in the ACRL Insider. Congratulations SRJC!

By Julie Cornett, Cerro Coso Community College

Cerro Coso's newly-developed, 3-unit "Advanced Library Research and Information Studies" course has been approved to meet CSU GE Area E and expands our students' options for meeting our local AA "Information Competency" requirement. The course covers academic research and documentation, critical inquiry, and the impacts of living in an information society and the Cerro Coso Librarians are excited to teach the class starting in fall, 2019!

By Krista Goguen, Pasadena City College

Pasadena City College now offers two related Certificates focused on job-related skills and practical experience for archives and digital collections. Students can now earn one or both Certificates described below. More information on the program courses is online:

SACRAMENTO March 6-7 2014

Registration will be available in January at the CCL Website.

The pattern for the two days is as follows:

Thursday March 6:

12 noon Lunch with your Colleagues

1pm – 5 pm Speakers, new approaches and collaboration

5:00-6:30 pm Hosted Reception / Dinner on Your Own

Friday, March 7