Author Archives: nctclibraries

YouTube in the Classroom

Over the past couple of years YouTube has experienced a massive boom in high-quality, well-researched educational content. Using YouTube as a supplement to instruction or as part of a flipped classroom has many benefits. Students have been shown to be … Continue reading

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Change

One of the biggest things about starting a new school year is CHANGE. Students study new subjects with instructors they have never had before. Instructors teach subjects (sometimes new to them) to students they have never had before. Moms and … Continue reading

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Never Too Late for Pride

This past June was Pride Month for the LGBTQ community across the world. Pride flags were raised and diverse voices cried out in celebration of love. It was also a time of remembrance of those that came before, the hatred … Continue reading

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Summer Research at the NCTC Libraries

Due to NCTC’s limited schedule during the summer semesters, getting help with research may seem difficult. But, the NCTC Library does have several resources available for students on our Research Help page that can make summer research a little easier. … Continue reading

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Podcast: Summer 2017 Library Services

In this episode of the NCTC Libraries podcast, Flower Mound campus librarian Dax Stokes discusses some of NCTC’s summer library services.

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Non Greco-Roman Mythology Resources

A culture without mythology is not really a civilisation. — Vilayanur S. Ramachandran (https://www.brainyquote.com) We can all remember studying Greek and Roman mythology in school, but how many of us have expanded this study outside of our traditional western curriculum? … Continue reading

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Be Prepared, Not Scared

It is obvious that the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex is booming. In 2015, twenty-one companies based in DFW snagged coveted spots on the Fortune 500 list. Jobs created directly and indirectly by these companies, coupled with the metro’s saturated higher education … Continue reading

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