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Central Piedmont Library Newsletter: April 2022

New Titles

Check out our new titles for this month!

Central Piedmont New Titles

Need Help with Citations?

Video Resources

Films on Demand New Titles

Newly added Films on Demand titles for this month can be found here. 618 new titles were recently added, covering a wide variety of subjects. No subjects directly relevant to your area this month? That could change in the future as hundreds of new titles are added each month. Be sure to check back each month!


Archives Corner

Did You Know?

Maya Angelou spoke as a distinguished lecturer at Central Piedmont on March 26, 1992.

During the event, she recited poetry by Nikki Giovanni and Langston Hughes, as well as her own poem, "And Still I Rise".

From the April 1992 edition of the student newspaper, The Spark

Courtesy of Central Piedmont Archives 

Have a question about the history of Central Piedmont? Contact our college archivist, Erin Allsop!

Welcome JC Clark to the Central Piedmont Library!

JC Clark recently joined the staff of the Central Piedmont Library as an instruction librarian. 

Q: What do you do and how does that serve our students, faculty, and staff?
A: I’m the Instruction & Student Success Librarian at Central. I support students & faculty by providing classroom, embedded, & one-on-one information literacy instruction & assistance.

Q: Where are you from originally?
A: Charlotte

Q: What was the last book you read?
A: My Family & Other Animals by Gerald Durrell

Q: Where is the most interesting place you've been?
A: The amazing, the colossal, the stupendous, the 8th wonder of the
world…the back side of water! at Disney World’s Jungle Cruise

Q: What was your most memorable job, prior to working at CPCC?
A: Instruction Librarian at South Piedmont Community College


National Poetry Month Resources

April is National Poetry Month. To learn more about this observance, check out the Academy of American Poets site.

  • Have a look at our guide about poetry at Presidential inaugurations.
  • The library provides access to several databases about poetry. They can be found here

Some films about poets and poetry (CPCC Login may be required):

Database of the Month

Ebook Central contains over 200,000 books that cover numerous subjects, including arts, business, education, health & medicine, history, political science, religion, science and more. With more classes online, Ebook Central can play an essential part in your students research assignments.

You can find Ebook Central on our Find Articles page or access it directly here.

Need help using Ebook Central? There are helpful videos here or you can contact the library directly at 704.330.6885.

Recently Added Databases

The library has recently added a number of new databases to our collection. Check out a selection of them below!

For a complete listing of all recently added databases, check out the New and Trial Databases section located on this page -