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                                        Conversations on Student Success                                    

Amarillo College is dedicated to enhancing student success.  This school year the College and the community will engage in conversations focused on that goal. These conversations will include the topics:

1: Completers (Graduation & Transfer) ... 2: First-Generation Students ... 3: Critical Thinking ... 4: Experiential Learning ... 5: Technology Literacy ... 6: Oral Presentations ... 7: Information Media Literacy ... 8: Employment / Career Focus ... 9: Developmental Education / At-Risk Students.

The website for these AC Conversations on Student Success includes literature reviews, best practices, College data, meeting notes, and a project blog. 


Encyclopedia of Careers

                                   Common Reader Project                                        



Faculty: If you are planning to use the Common Reader in your class, the AC Library would like to help. Contact AC Librarian Jana Comerford at 371-5466 to help you find materials customized to your purpose. The Library can embed these materials into your class in the LMS or provide hyperlinks for you to link to, whichever you prefer.

Please visit the Amarillo College official Common Reader Page.




                                             Copyright Information                                            

Jeanne Boyle, an associate university librarian at Rutgers University, created and maintains a comprehensive subject guide to copyright information. Below is a table of contents with links to sections of her guide. It is comprehensive and will answer most questions about copyright in higher education. Included in her Key Internet Sites is a link to the University of Texas System Crash Course in Copyright, one of the best available copyright tutorials.


Test Taking

                         Learning Express Library (Practice Tests)                         

"Learning Express Library" is an innovative instructional and test preparation website that offers comprehensive courses in math, reading, and writing; essay writing practice with instant scoring; resume writing and workplace skills enrichment; and more than 300 online practice tests for students and adults that are designed to help them succeed on academic and licensing tests. (**NOTE: In order to take practice exams and to use other features of Learning Express, you must register within the site to save your information.)


Click here to access Learning Express Library

Library: Quick Links: CollegeSource Online

                                         CollegeSource Online                                       

  • a comprehensive archival PDF college catalog collection from 1994 to the present
  • 43,876 college catalogs
  • U.S. and non-U.S. colleges
  • 2-year, 4-year, graduate, professional and international schools
  • 36,800,000 course descriptions
  • Available to current AC students and staff using WebAdvisor username and password