Life Skills

Data Privacy

By Susan Gregg
Published on 27 January, 2021

Are you one of the many Americans who are concerned about privacy on the Internet? Students and faculty are online all the time during the pandemic--is your information secure? How about online shopping--how do companies know the sites you’ve visited? If you fill in a form with private information--who has access to it? What about apps?These questions and more are why the National Cyber Security Alliance (NSCA) presents Data Privacy Day every year in January.

Favorite Scholarship Resources from $100,000 Winner

By Jack Sawyer
Published on 23 May, 2018

Chika Adiele is a CSN dual enrollment student and the winner of many scholarships, including the 2018, $100,000 award from the Roger’s Foundation.What’s your attitude toward applying for scholarships? I have a really positive attitude towards applying for scholarships. A dream of mine is to graduate with zero college debt. I saw scholarships as the solution. At first, it was really exhausting: writing those essays, getting letters of recommendation, and answering those questions was a

New! Learning Express for Career Preparation

By Susan Gregg
Published on 1 March, 2018

The new Learning Express Library has the same quality academic and career related information that you’ve used in the past, but now with a much easier to use interface. Access practice tests and tutorials covering a wide range of subjects and professions including nursing, firefighting, law enforcement, Praxis, computer skills, grammar, math, vocabulary and more. All content is available on mobile devices. Set up your own personal account to save your work in progress, store

Free Computer Books: Click Here

By Susan Gregg
Published on 1 September, 2017

Free computer books are available to students, staff, and faculty through CSN Libraries’ Safari database. If you are a novice or an expert, there is a full text digital book that fits your needs. Containing over 35,000 titles, the Safari database covers these subject areas:BusinessDesktop & Web ApplicationsDigital MediaEngineeringInformation Technology & Software DevelopmentMath & SciencePersonal & Professional DevelopmentPublishers include:O’ReillyMicrosoftDummiesAdobePearsonFocalCiscoAccess Safari anywhere, anytime through the CSN Libraries, then browse or search for your topic. Navigation is

Get the Computer Skills Employers Want

By Susan Gregg
Published on 17 August, 2017

Sometimes it’s not necessarily the college degree or the work experience you have that will win you a job. Employers are looking for applicants who have skills that will fit their needs and be an asset to the team. You can learn those valued skills while working on your degree and get a job sooner than you think. CSN Libraries has a database you can use to develop the computer skills that may gain you

Introducing BrowZine\u2013A Free App

By Clarissa Erwin
Published on 16 August, 2017

As a student at CSN you are already on a path to further study and a future career. One good way to get ahead and stay motivated along the journey to fulfillment is by keeping up with the dynamic ideas, practices, and workplace expectations in your field. Where do you find these? They are all regularly examined in research articles.Keeping up is now easier than ever when you use BrowZine, an online service that lets

Travel the Globe with Library Databases

By Clarissa Erwin
Published on 31 July, 2017

If you have ever wanted to study abroad, travel the globe, become fluent in a foreign language, enter a career in international business, or simply understand the world around you better – then you’ll find help making those dreams a reality with A to Z the World and Pronunciator.Use A to Z the World to access comprehensive information on 175 countries:Find history, culture, religion, business practices, economy and currency, points of interest, social customs and