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Library Research & Beyond (LIB 101)

An online course to help you learn the skills needed to do research for a well thought out paper. Learn to utilize the internet and OCCC Library resources to your advantage.

1 Credit

No book costs

Register now to take the course during Fall Term 2018!

 

 

 

New items are updated weekly on this tab, all items listed on this page may be checked out by any patron with a Chinook Libraries Consortium library card.

This would include any patron from Waldport Public Library, Toledo Public Library, Siletz Public Library, Clatsop Community College Library, Oregon Coast Community College Library and Tillamook Bay Community College Library.


New Items for October 05, 2018


Blue Planet II DVD CoverBlue Planet II
By: BBC

David Attenborough returns to the world’s oceans in this sequel to the acclaimed documentary filming rare and unusual creatures of the deep, as well as documenting the problems our oceans face.

 

 

 

 


Earth Bluray CoverEarth: The Biography
By: BBC

Earth is an incredible, exceptional planet with an amazing life story full of cataclysmic disasters, eleventh-hour coincidences that save it from extinction, and an astonishing power to continually regenerate … [U]ses breathtaking footage and specialist imaging to tell the story of the great forces that shape the planet – volcanoes, the ocean, the atmosphere and ice. Traveling from Ethiopia’s unique lava lake to an ice cave under a glacier in Greenland and a host of amazing locations in between … examine the forces that have helped create and foster life on Earth.

 

 


Life Bluray CoverLife
By: BBC

Four years in the making, and filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat, see 130 incredible stories from frontiers of the natural world. Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive. This is evolution in action: individual creatures under extreme pressure to overcome challenges from adversaries and their environment.

 

 


Planet Earth II Bluray CoverPlanet Earth II
By: BBC

One of the most ambitious landmark series allows us to experience the world from the viewpoint of the animals themselves. Traveling through jungles, deserts, mountains, islands, grasslands, and cities, this series explores the unique characteristics of Earth’s most iconic habitats and the extraordinary ways animals survive within them. New technology has allowed individual stories to be captured in an unparalleled level of detail.

 

 


Planet Rock Doc Book CoverPlanet Rock Doc
By: Dr. Elsa Kirsten Peters

Dr. Elsa Kirsten Peters, better known as the Rock Doc, regularly conveys her enthusiasm for all things science in her nationally syndicated column. Planet Rock Doc, a collection of her articles plus several new entries, explores a wide range of topics related to natural and applied sciences.

 

 

 

 


The Planets DVD CoverThe Planets
By: BBC

In this spectacular, comprehensive presentation, The Planets draws on interviews with over a thousand leading astronomers, engineers, scientists, and astronauts. Featuring seldom-seen NASA archival footage, awe-inspiring imagery from instruments like the Hubble space telescope and stunning computer graphics and special effects, this unprecedented series explores both the alien beauty of our local space environment and the extraordinary technology that enables us to unlock its secrets.

 

 


The Restless Northwest Book CoverThe Restless Northwest
By: Hill Williams

One of the attractions of the Northwest is its varied terrain, from the volcanic Cascade Range to the flood-scoured scablands of eastern Washington and the eroded peaks of the northern Rockies. These vast differences are the result of a collision of the old and the new. The western edge of Idaho was once the edge of ancient North America; as eons passed, a jumble of islands, minicontinents, and sediment piled up against the old continental edge, gradually extending it west to the present coastline.
Figuring out how and when these various land forms came together to create the Northwest took much geological detective work. Unlike many geology books that focus on rocks, The Restless Northwest emphasizes the human drama of geology. The narrative is sprinkled with firsthand accounts of people involved in the exciting geological discoveries made in recent years.