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April 2023 - Welcome to our Chaffey College Library Happenings! Our goal is to keep you informed with the latest resources and services the library has to offer.

Did You Know

student making an appointmentSchedule a research appointment with a Chaffey Librarian!

Meet with a Chaffey Librarian online for an one-on-one customized research help.

Meet Us!

Martha SmithMeet Martha! Martha Smith has been an adjunct librarian at Chaffey College for 14 years. Martha holds a BA in French from UCLA, a Masters in Library Science from USC, and an Executive Masters in Management from Drucker School of Management from Claremont Graduate University. She has worked in academic libraries in Santa Barbara, University of Hawaii, and Claremont Colleges. Martha enjoys helping students with their research at many levels and finds great satisfaction in seeing them succeed in their academic career through learning on how to use resources in the library.  Martha enjoys travelling and practicing language skills. She also enjoys cooking and trying out new recipes in her spare time and is a fan of reading mysteries and travel accounts and all things PBS. Connect with Martha!

What's Happening!

We are excited to share with you what's new at the library.

  • National Poetry Month Library Guide - Celebrate and learn more about poetry and poets' accomplishments.
  • Library Workshops are here! Learn how to use databases, evaluate web resources, and more. Register now!
    • Library Research: 4/7 at 1:00 pm, 4/14 at 1:00 pm, 4/20 at 10:30 am, 4/26 at 3:00 pm. 
    • Finding & Evaluating Scholarly Sources: 4/10 at 12 noon, 4/13 at 2:30 pm, 4/19 at 2:00 pm, 4/24 at 2:30 pm, 4/25 at 3:00 pm, 4/27 at 12:30 pm, 4/29 at 11:30 pm.
    • Website Evaluation: 4/12 at 10:30 am, 4/17 at 4:30 pm, 4/22 at 11:30 am, 4/28 at 12 noon.
    • Fake News - Fact Checking like a Pro: 4/11 at 3:00 pm, 4/15 at 11:30 am, 4/21 at 12 noon.

Using Academic Search Complete database effectively!

Faculty Support

self paced tutorialAre you looking into giving your students opportunities to get extra credit or earn low-stakes points as they learn the research process? If so, assign a self-paced tutorial. When your students complete a tutorial, they will get an email confirmation of their completed work.

For more faculty support, connect with your Library Liaison or email us at

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