Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Delgado Community College Libraries Presents the Arts and Humanities Division

During the month of November, Delgado Community College Libraries are featuring  the Arts and Humanities Division.  Please visit the library at one of the campuses or sites, to see the displays.  The displays pictured here are from the City Park, Charity School of Nursing, and Jefferson Libraries.

Charity School of Nursing

City Park Library

City Park Library

Jefferson Library
Arts and Humanities

Blog Created by Gera Bridgewater and Shukrani G

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Keep Calm and Read the Book Before the Movie

City Park Campus Library has the book version of my of today's popular movies.  Ask one of our librarians about some of these exciting books. Below are just a few of the many titles we carry.

Author: Orson Scott Card
Location: City Park Campus Library
Call No: 813.54 C26eg

Set in Earth's future, the novel presents an imperiled mankind after two conflicts with the "Buggers", in insectoid alien species. the film (released in 2013) received mixed reviews, but the book was a best seller. 

Author: Gillian Flynn 
Location: City Park Campus Library
Call No: FLY 2012 

This tightly woven novel is told from two perspectives: that of a husband whose wife suddenly goes missing and from the the missing wife herself. Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike star in the film, released October 3, 2013. 

Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Location: City Park Campus Library
Call No: 823.912 T64hob 

The prequel to the Lord of the Rings, the Hobbit is the story of Bilbo Baggins's journey - and adventures along the way - through Middle Earth. Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, and Orlando Bloom will reprise their Hobbit roles in the third film, titled The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies release date December 17, 2014.

Blog Written by Emily Rush and Shukrani Gray 

Pastry Arts 200 Students Create Underwater Artwork Made Entirely of Sugar

Right now on display at the Jefferson Campus are works of art created by 2 Pastry arts students.  Leoquandra Collins and Alyssa Blanchard created scenes of an aquatic nature completely from sugar.

Pastry Art Student: Alyssa Blanchard
Sugar Art
Aquatic Nature Scene

Pastry Art Student: Leoquandra Collins
Sugar Art
Aquatic Nature Scene

Blog Written by Brittany Hart and Regina Gillam

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Start the Fall off Right: Improve Your Study Skills

Fall Semester begins August 16, 2014. 

Start your semester on the right foot by improving your study skills. The Delgado Library has several resources to help you get ready for class. Check out our bulletin board for some cool tips and e-books that you can read on your computer at home!

Study Skills e-Books at Delgado Library

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Beat the Heat with a Cool Book!

Let Delgado Community College Library help you relax this summer with a cool book from our Popular Reading Collection! Come and check out our display cases and learn about some of our cool reads.

See some of our wonderful books on display at the Moss Memorial Library (City Park Campus).

Our librarians will be happy to check out any of the books you see on display. So stop by and check us out!  

Thursday, April 17, 2014

National Library Week 2014

DCC Libraries celebrate National Library Week 2014 (April 13-19, 2014)!
 "Lives change @ your library"

Check out our NLW Libguide and see how the Library changes Your Life!
#NLW14 #LivesChange     http://dcc.libguides.com/NLW14

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

March Is National Nutrition Month - Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right!

March is National Nutrition Month
"Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right"

Come to Moss Memorial Library - City Park Camus to find books, videos and magazines to help you stay healthy through proper nutrition. We even have children's books! 

City Park:615 City Park Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119
(Building 10, Room 116)
(504) 671-5317
Monday-Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Titles in our display case



Juvenile Collection:


For information about National Nutrition Month, visit  The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 

Monday, March 17, 2014

Delgado Community College is becoming TOBACCO FREE this fall! In accordance with Louisiana Act No. 211, and in an effort to promote a safer, healthier, and cleaner college environment for all, Delgado will initiate a TOBACCO FREE policy for all of its locations.

For more information on Delgado's campaign, click here.

Effective August 1, 2014, the use of tobacco products will be prohibited in and around all Delgado buildings, sidewalks, and parking areas.

Check out our libguide :  http://dcc.libguides.com/tobaccofree

Friday, February 21, 2014

The DCC Library and Adult Ed program are teaming up for this semester’s Computer Basics Classes. Today’s CB class will be about Internet Basics.

Classes are free and meet at the City Park campus in Building 10, Room 134 (the library classroom) from 2-3pm.

Quick points: 
  • We are encouraging students to register for these classes by calling the Adult Ed office at  504-671-5434
  • They will be held from 2-3pm in the Library Classroom (Bldg. 10, Rm. 134). 
This month, the Jefferson campus’ library display board focuses on African Americans in the Technical Trades.

Stop by their library and check it out!

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Reminder: First Computer Basics Class (City Park Campus) - February 7, 2014

Quick points: 

  • We are encouraging students to register for these classes by calling the Adult Ed office at  504-671-5434
  • The classes will begin on Friday, February 7.
  • They will be held from 2-3pm in the Library Classroom (Bldg. 10, Rm. 134). 

Monday, January 27, 2014

Computer Basics Course (City Park Campus) - Spring 2014

Quick points: 
  • We are encouraging students to register for these classes by calling the Adult Ed office at  504-671-5434
  • Computer Basics Classes will begin Friday, February 7, 2014.
  • Computer Basics Classes will be held from 2-3 pm in the Library Classroom (Bldg. 10, Rm. 134). 

Accessing the Library's Website from Off Campus

Delgado Community College will be closed Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Fortunately, you can use the library's resources while you're at home. Please visit us at http://dcc.libguides.com/library.

You can search our online catalog to find books, DVD's, and e-books.

You can use Delgado Library's database to access thousands of journal articles, book reviews, newspaper articles and more. Choose "Find Databases" at the top of the screen to see the drop down menu.

You can choose to search our databases alphabetically.

Or you can choose to search our databases by subject.

Remember, you will have to use your Delgado e-mail username and password to access the database while you are off campus. Please watch the following video for more information on remote access. 

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Navigating the Libraries

We have created a schematic for those of you who have had trouble finding your resources (books, journals, dvds) at the City Park Library. Please see our Circulation desk if you have any questions about where to find your materials on our shelves. Happy Hunting!