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Lakeland Library Newsletter: October 2023

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Welcome to the Lakeland Library Newsletter!  Each month, we will showcase classes, events, and other fun and interesting facts about the Library and our staff. We will also keep you informed of new resources and services that are designed to assist you in your course work, and personal and professional lives. 


Pumpkins and fall vegetables in basket

Lakeland Library is closed for Thanksgiving

The Library will be closed Thursday, November 23 through Sunday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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Bowl of Serials

Articles a-Plenty

It's the middle of the semester and the assignments are piling up. If you need journal articles, to complete those assignments, the eJournal Finder may be the answer. The eJournal Finder has thousands of full text articles available online. The topic of Health & Medicine lists over 8000 journal titles! You can access the eJournal Finder by logging into myLakeland, selecting Lakeland Library [Secure], and under FISH click on eJournal Finder. For additional help, contact a reference librarian at 440.525.7425 or email

Interlibrary Loan Service

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Interlibrary Loan Service is Available for Your Research Needs!

Books, journal articles, and other materials, not available from Lakeland Library, OhioLINK or SearchOhio, can be requested and borrowed from other institutions, generally free of charge. 

Students, faculty, and staff of Lakeland Community College, as well as community borrowers that have Lakeland Library accounts, are eligible to submit interlibrary loan requests.

Start the request process by contacting a reference librarian at 440.525.7425.

Research Help!

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Get one-on-one help for your research projects!

Lakeland Librarians are available all semester to help you find resources for your research papers and projects. Appointments are available face-to-face in the library and online via WebEx Monday through Friday each week. Sign up for an appointment and save time in your search for credible resources!

Upcoming Library Events


Fate of Food book jacket

Monday Book Club

When:  Monday, November 13 at 2PM

Where:  The Holden University Center

Read: "The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World" by Amanda Little

 Summary:  The author looks at the race to secure the global food supply and tells the defining story of the sustainable food revolution as she weaves together stories from the world's most creative and controversial innovators on the front lines of food science, agriculture, and climate change"-- From the Publisher

Contact: to participate in the Monday Book Club.

Free and open to everyone!

Girls in the Wild Fig Trees book jacket

Online Book Discussion Group 

When:  Tuesday, December 5 at 12PM

Where: Online

Read: "The Girls in the Wild Fig Tree" by Nice Leng'ete

Summary:  "The author's journey from 'heartbroken child and community outcast, to leader of the Maasai' is an inspiration and a reminder that one person can change the world--and every girl is worth saving"-- From the publisher

Contact: to participate in the online book discussion.

Free and open to everyone!

Learn about the author:

Laketran "VOTE and RIDE"

Election Day is Tuesday, November 7, 2023.

Laketran provides FREE rides to VOTE in the November election. 

Ride Laketran FREE to the Lake County Board of Elections or your polling location on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.

To schedule a Laketran Dial-A-Ride trip, or for more Laketran information, phone 440.354.6100.

To find your polling location in Lake County, contact the Lake County Board of Elections at 440.350.2700.

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Connect Fest Recap

Lake Effect Radio table

Lake Effect Radio table

Learning Center table

Learning Center table

English / Journalism table

English / Journalism table

Geography & Geospatial Technology table

Geography & Geospatial Technology table

Flying a drone at the Geography & Geospatial Technology table

Flying a drone at the Geography & Geospatial Technology table

Playing cornhole in the library

Playing cornhole in the library

Humanities / Philosophy Department table

Humanities / Philosophy Department table

The pizza table

Free pizza anyone?

New Books

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Check out these new books, available in our library!

"Literature: the human experience" 

Richard Abcarian, Marvin Klotz, Samuel Cohen, editors

Literature: the human experience book jacket

"Sensehacking: How to use the power of your senses for happier, healthier living" 

Charles Spence, author

Sensehacking book jacket

"Making a Difference: Careers in Health Informatics" 

Rebecca Meehan, author

Making a Difference book jacket

  • Stop by the Library, on the third floor of C-Building, C-3051, to browse some of our great new resources!
  • Can't make it to the Library? Check out the entire list of new materials.

New E-Resources

Check out OhioLINK's new e-books!

OhioLINK has added 81 new titles to the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion E-book database. Access to over 160 e-books in the collection is available through the library's homepage in the "find books" box and our databases page. Questions? Please email reference at


Welcome to Lakeland Library Halloween sign with cute monsters and green slime

Welcome to Lakeland Library Halloween sign

"Banned" books wanted posters

Lakeland Library owned

Lakeland Library owned "banned" books

Hispanic Heritage Month 9/15/23 - 10/15/23

Hispanic Heritage Month 9/15/23 - 10/15/23

Connect Fest display

Connect Fest display

Go Nuts Over a Good Book! TLC display

Go Nuts Over a Good Book! TLC display

Library Contact Information

General Information                                                Fall Semester Hours                                          Web       

Location: Third Floor of C-Building                             M-Th: 8AM-8PM                                           Homepage
(C-3051)                                                                       Fri: 8AM-12PM                                               Youtube
Phone: 440-525-7424                                                  Sat & Sun: Closed                                              



Contributors to the October 2023 newsletter include: Linda Glasser, Cori Tatulinski, Maria Armijo, Brian Hanna

Editor: Megan Mamolen

Lakeland Community College Library
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