Entries from December 2008

Friday, December 12th, 2008

The Morlocks Are Out At TCM

One of the best film blogs on the web is MovieMorlocks.com, the official blog for Turner Classic Movies. The term Morlocks refers to the subterranean creatures first introduced by H. G. Wells in his novel The Time Machine and later brought to life on the screen by the film. The site features an eclectic mix of these “morlocks;” regular writers [...]

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Get Published!

Ever dream of seeing your name in print? Want to share your art with the world? Send it to Sherwood Forest! Sherwood Forest Literary Review is the annual publication of award winning JTCC student art and writing. Current JTCC students are invited to submit entries in the categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry and art.  All [...]

Monday, December 8th, 2008

Free citations!

Do we have your attention now? Preparing the bibliography of a paper can be a detailed and time-consuming process. BUT technology can make the process a bit less painful. The EBSCO databases have citations tools built into the system–use them! Below is a screen shot from a journal article from the database. The yellow page [...]

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Classical music free…with your library card

Having trouble concentrating? Need a change of pace? Want some music to block out the noise of your little brother while you study? Add some classical music to your playlist! Overdrive is John Tyler’s service that offers audio books for download. But Overdrive is not just books; it offers music and movies too. The 101 [...]

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

Turner Classic Movies: The Website

Since it’s inception in 1995 Turner Classic Movies, or TCM for short, has carved a unique niche in cable television.  TCM routinely shows classic films, forgotten gems and low budget programmers from the Golden Age of Hollywood. These are all films that are rarely, if ever shown on any other channel.  TCM’s official website offers [...]