The Clarion

There are many reasons to show gratitude

Virginia Bryan, Librarian November 26, 2014

Grat·i·tude, noun: a feeling of appreciation or thanks. Synonyms: appreciation, appreciativeness, gratefulness, thanks, thankfulness. When I tell people I’m a librarian the reaction is almost...

Students work on research for their class projects in the Truax campus library.

Librarians can help guide your research process

Virginia Bryan, Librarian October 29, 2014

This week I’ve been planting spring bulbs.  There’s something satisfyingly subversive about digging in the dirt and planting bulbs right at the time when all around you the natural world is closing...

Reading helps develop the intellectual tools needed for higher learning, living a more full lifestyle

Jennifer Abplanalp, Opinions Editor January 26, 2011

It’s been shown that as little as 20 to 30 minutes of independent reading per day can improve understanding and vocabulary. “I can’t think of a more essential skill in the 21st century than reading,”...

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