Palomar College Library - Escondido
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Who was Ernest J. Allen?Ernest J. Allen


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Visit the library or use the Textbooks Search to see if we have a copy of your course textbook on Reserve. Students may borrow and use textbooks for up to two hours in the library. View this short video for help with searching reserve items in WorldCat, our new catalog.

Added 8-18-2014

Library Display
Whether you are a college student, parent, second language learner or a young child just learning to read, reading for fun over the summer vacation period is full of benefits. Studies show that students who read during the summer retain more and have higher vocabularies than those who don’t. Even life-long learners find themselves learning new things through reading for fun over the summer. Come take a look at our “Staff and Faculty Picks” display for summer reading. Also on display are a few titles under the category of “Bibliotherapy,” which are books for adults and children who are dealing with personal problems such as anger management or PTSD. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, ask a librarian. For additional suggestions, view a list in WorldCat or Pinterest.
The display was created by Mary Kira.

Added 5-11-2015

Library Display
George Ellery Hale was a pioneer in the development of early 20th century telescopes. He developed the telescopes at California’s Mt. Wilson and Palomar Mountain Observatories and the discoveries made there have greatly influenced the science of astronomy as we know it today. Our current display traces the history and the future of the telescope and especially Hale’s contributions to the world famous Palomar Observatory. For those interested in exploring our universe further, Palomar College offers several CSU;UC transferable astronomy classes in which students can learn about the physical nature of light and the optical principles of a telescope. The campus also boasts a new 138 seat planetarium with shows open to the public.
The display was created by Mary Kira.

Added 2-28-2015


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