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Volume 2 Issue 3, August 2017 Gina Calia-Lotz Editor-in-Chief Bridget Zawitoski Design & Layout Editor

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Message from the Director When you come to the physical library, you will Ask. Explore. Create. These words have been see that we’ve relocated some collections. DVDs your Library’s tagline are now on the second floor, along with print since 2013. As we begin periodicals, newspapers, and most of the legal this academic year, we collection. Need help finding something? Just ask invite you and your the staff at any of our service desks! students to Our annual Library Expo is keep us in mind Later this year a scheduled for September 12 & when you and new “one box” 13; please stop by and they ask discovery service encourage your students to do important so also. On September 18, we will allow you to questions as part of the learning will celebrate Constitution Day process. Explore the 45,030 print books access all our and our 50th anniversary as a and 328,454 ebooks that make up our collections with a Federal Depository Library. Join collection (as well as the 2,043 DVDs, single search. us for the award ceremony and 41,400 streaming video titles and the cake. Speaking of celebrations, 56,035 periodicals available through you will soon see displays throughout the campus our 77 databases) as part of your discovery celebrating HCC’s 60th anniversary. Please take process. We invite you and your students also to time to tour the full exhibit – including the core create your own videos using our One Button components on display at the Hays-Heighe Studio and our Digital Media Lab. Look for an House throughout the fall. This fall would be a announcement later this year about a new “one great time to look through your own files and box” discovery service, which will allow you to photographs and consider donating items to the access all our collections with a single search. HCC College Archives. You can access our digital resources 24/7, from any location. Happy start of the year!

Did you know… HCC ID/Library Cards

Just flip it! Your HCC ID card functions as your library card; flip it over to the back to find your library card number under the barcode, beginning with the numbers 21556… Use your library card number to check out materials (books, DVDs, and more!), to check your library account in the library catalog (linked from the Library’s webpage) and to use the library’s subscription databases and Noodlebib citation software from off-campus. Have questions about your library card or account? Contact the Circulation Desk at 443 -412-2268 or email

Upcoming Events: Library and Hays-Heighe House Library Expo

HCC’s 60th Anniversary Exhibit

September 12 & 13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Explore the Library resources and services offered to HCC students, faculty, and staff.

Opening Reception Monday, September 11, 1-5 p.m. Slideshow presentation at 2 & 4 p.m.

APG Tech Revolution Exhibit

From its beginning as a small night college in a local high school, Harford Community College has grown tremendously. Flip through yearbooks, learn about the theater in the barn, and relive the glory of our champion football team.

Opening Reception Thursday, September 7, 1-5 p.m. Learn about the surprising origins of a host of innovations, from canning to blood banks to jeeps.





From the Archives


One Maryland One Book

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Publications 50-Year FDLP Anniversary

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Volume 2 Issue 3, August 2017

From the Archives In celebration of HCC’s 60th anniversary, here are a few photos from the College Archives (housed at HCC Library). View more images at the Hays-Heighe House exhibit on September 11. Enjoy!

One Maryland One Book Discussion: Purple Hibiscus What if everyone read the same book? That was the idea behind the Maryland Humanities program, One Maryland One Book (OMOB), now in its 10


year. According to the

Maryland Humanities website, the program is designed to “bring together diverse people in communities across the state through the

Monday, October 2 Hays-Heighe House 12:00-1:30 p.m.

shared experience of reading the same book.” This fall, join thousands of Marylanders who will be reading and discussing this year’s OMOB selection, Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The theme for this year’s OMOB is “home and belonging.” As described on the Maryland Humanities website, “Purple Hibiscus is an exquisite novel about the emotional turmoil of adolescence, the powerful bonds of family, and the bright promise of freedom.” Visit the Maryland Humanities website at for more information about OMOB events throughout Maryland, including author tours and the “Wandering Books” activity. In support of the OMOB program, HCC Library will be hosting a book discussion led by HCC librarian Cindy Conley on October 2, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at the Hays-Heighe House. Seating is limited and registration is required. To reserve a seat, call 443-412-2083 or email Participants will receive a free copy of the novel, while supplies last.


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Library Celebrates 50-Year FDLP Anniversary By Andie Craley, Manager for Technical Services & Government Documents Librarian, Depository Library Coordinator

Join us on Constitution Day, September 18, to celebrate HCC Library’s 50th anniversary as a Federal Depository Library! Tying in with the Hays-Heighe House “Tech Revolution” exhibit, the Library is hosting a living history “Scientist and Inventor” presentation by the first Public Printer of the United States, Benjamin Franklin, as portrayed by local historian David Fisher. Both performances are already filled to capacity. Following that program, HCC Library with be presented with its FDLP 50th Anniversary glass award by the Honorable Davita Vance-Cooks, Director of the Government Publishing Office, during a ceremony in L326 from 1:45 to 3:00 p.m., with remarks from HCC President Dr. Dianna Phillips and special government proclamations. Afterwards, a celebratory cake will be served on the 2nd floor of the Library. See more about HCC Library’s involvement with the FDLP and access government information on the “Government Documents” webpage: and on the “Government Documents at HCC Library” subject guide at: Historical Facts about HCC Library’s Federal Depository Library Status: The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) disseminates classes of government documents they publish from federal agencies through the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) free of cost to designated libraries throughout the United States and its territories. Since an act of Congress in 1813, FDLP libraries offer free

and open access to these federal publications to their patrons. Just 10 years after Harford Junior College’s establishment in 1957, a January 17, 1967 letter from Congressman Clarence D. Long, Maryland 2nd District Representative in the U.S. Congress, to Mr. Joseph N. Hankin, President of Harford Junior College, states that Rep. Long has nominated Harford Junior College Library for depository status in the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). A January 26, 1967 article published in The Harford Democrat and Aberdeen Enterprise states that “Rep. Long noted that establishment of a depository at Bel Air would provide quick access to public documents for workers at Aberdeen Proving Ground and Edgewood Arsenal.” An April 13, 1967 letter from Head Librarian Frances E. Brown at HJC to Rep. Long describes the need for closer access to government information due to the rapid growth in population because of U.S. Government installations at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Bainbridge Naval Training Center, and Edgewood Arsenal, and to growing industries and agriculture in Harford County, and with an expanding Division of Continuing Education at HJC. In a letter dated June 1, 1967 from Superintendent of Documents Carper W. Buckley to Congressman Clarence D. Long, Mr. Buckley acknowledged Harford Junior College Library’s designation statements and signed the Library into federal depository library status. HCC Library was the only Federal Depository Library in Maryland’s 2nd Congressional District since 1999 until Harford County underwent redistricting in 2002 and again in 2011. Since then, HCC Library has been in (Continued on page 4)

Monday, September 18, 2017 at Harford Community College Library Join us at 1:45 PM in the HCC Library, room 326, to celebrate our 50th anniversary as a Federal Depository Library. The Honorable Davita Vance-Cooks, Director of the U.S. Government Publishing Office, will present an award. Cake will be served at 3:00 PM on the second floor of the Library.


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Library Hours

Maryland’s 1st Congressional District along with two other depository libraries which are located on the Eastern Shore, making HCC Library the closest federal depository library for Harford, Cecil, and Northern Baltimore counties. HCC Library is one of 60 selective federal depositories in a region of Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia all covered by the Regional depository library at McKeldin Library at the University of Maryland College Park. HCC Library is one of only two community college federal depository libraries in Maryland, and one of three community college federal depository libraries in this region of MD, DE, and DC.

Fall Semester (Aug. 28-Dec. 14) Mon-Thurs: 7:30 a.m.–10:00 p.m. Fri: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Sat: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Sun: 12 p.m.-4 p.m.

HCC Library currently selects about 17% of the total number of government documents in print and digital formats produced by various federal agencies and disseminated by the Government Publishing Office that are eligible for item selection. Our item selection is based on the needs of our patrons to support the academic curriculum and the community.

Sept. 4: Closed for Labor Day Nov. 22: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 23-Nov. 24: Closed for Thanksgiving

See the Library website for exceptions to these hours: academics/library/about/ hours.aspx

Contact Us FY 17 Scholarly/Creative Publications by HCC Employees Allen, Sheila, et al. “Alternative Certification Teacher and Candidate Retention: Measures of Educator Preparation, Certification, and School Staffing Effectiveness.” Journal of

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the National Association for Alternative Certification, vol. 11, no. 2, 2016. Baker, James L. (Accuracy Checker and Supplemental Author). Horngren's Accounting, by Tracie Miller-Nobles et al., 12th ed., Boston, Pearson, 2017. Brown, Claudia. “From Writing for the College Newspaper to Multimedia Journalism.” College Media Review, 7 Mar. 2017.

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Elliott, Bill. “Assisting the Military/Veteran Client: Practical Advice for Helping Those Who Have Served.” Career Developments, vol. 33, no. 1, Dec. 2016. Lashley, Katherine. “The Metaphor of the Cattle Chute in Temple Grandin's Books.” Disability and the Environment in American Literature: Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm, edited by Matthew Cella, Lexington Books, 2016.

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Mathias, Janet. Black Dog. Greg Moon Art, Taos, NM. “After Dark 5” Exhibition, Jun. 24 – Jul. 15, 2016. ________. Vision Quest: Paintings and Collage by Janet Mathias. Greenbelt Community

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Center Art Gallery, Greenbelt, MD. Exhibition, Apr. 26 – Jun. 10, 2016.


Mosser, Elizabeth A. “How Students Can - and Should - Contribute to the Rubric Creation Process.” NISOD Innovation Abstracts, vol. 38, no. 13, 22 Apr. 2016. Pierleoni, Gina. In Session: Selections from the WE ARE THEM Series. State House Building, Annapolis, MD. Exhibition, Jan. – Apr. 2017. ________. “Lamentation” and “The Deepest Sleep.” The Light Ekphrastic, issue 28, Nov. HarfordCCLib Or Twitter: @HarfordCCLib

2016. Tittle, Lisa M. “STEM Degrees Are Not Earned By Math Alone.” Diverse Issues In Higher Education, vol. 32, no. 14, 13 Aug. 2015.


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