Concert to benefit First Church Berkeley - October 18, 7:30pm

Date: Tuesday, October 18
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
2300 Bancroft Way Berkeley, CA 94704
Advance tickets: , General $50 / Student $25

The Library's own Angela Arnold will be singing in one of the choral groups and has a wee solo!

Concert to benefit First Chuch Berkeley

Join First Church Berkeley for a benefit concert as it recovers from a major fire. The fire caused severe damage to Pilgrim Hall (the site of the offices and assembly halls) as well as moderate damage to the Sanctuary, displacing the congregation for months to come.

First Church Berkeley has also long served as a home for many of the Bay Area's professional musical ensembles, especially those involved in early music. Many of those groups are demonstrating their support for First Church Berkeley through their involvement in the concert, including:

American Bach Soloists
Ars Minerva
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Valley of the Moon Festival
Voices of Music
and the First Church Benefit Concert Choir, consisting of professional singers from across the Bay Area.

All proceeds will go toward the rebuilding of First Church Berkeley.

Oct 18, 2016 | Categories: CU News | admin

Library Staff Development Committee Afternoon Mixer - October 19th from 3-4pm - 303 Doe Library

On behalf of the Library Staff Development Committee (SDC) we would like to invite all library staff to our afternoon mixer:

Wednesday October 19th
303 Doe Library

Light refreshments will be served. Get to know the SDC committee and learn how SDC can help get your career development plans in motion.

Hope to see you there,
J.J. Mansalay, for the SDC

SDC Mixer, October 19, 2016

Oct 13, 2016 | Categories: CU News | admin

LAUC-B Fall Assembly - Tuesday, November 15

The Librarians Association of the UC - Berkeley Division (LAUC-B), will hold its Fall Assembly:
Tuesday, November 15
Morrison Library
8:30 to 10 am

We are pleased to announce that our speaker will be GŁnter Waibel, Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of the California Digital Library (CDL). GŁnter will speak to us about his vision for CDL and its relationship with UC campus libraries. He will also draw on his previous experience as the Director of the Digitization Program Office at the Smithsonian Institution to talk about lessons learned for large-scale digitization efforts.

There will be a short business meeting from 8:30 am to approximately 8:50; our speaker will begin at 9 a.m.

Coffee, tea, and light refreshments will be provided. All library employees are welcome.

Jenny Nelson
LAUC-B Chair, 2016-17

Oct 13, 2016 | Categories: CU News | admin

Congratulations to Lee Adams, new CARL Vice-President/President Elect

Please join me in congratulating Lee Adams, Digital Services Librarian, as the newly elected California Academic & Research Libraries (CARL) Vice-President/ President Elect, North. CARL is an independent chapter of ACRL. Lee will serve a three-year term.


Susan Koskinen
Head, Life & Health Sciences Division

Oct 10, 2016 | Categories: CU News | admin

Welcome Nina Bayley - New Art History/Classics Library Collections Assistant

We are pleased to welcome Nina Bayley into the Arts & Humanities (AHIAS) Division as the new Collections Assistant in the Art History/Classics Library. She began her new role yesterday and reports to Sheehan Grant, Chief Operations Manager, Arts & Humanities International Area Studies Division.

Nina comes to us from California College of the Arts where she has served as a Library Technician Acquisitions Associate and Accounts Payable Specialist since 2001. Nina will be facilitating the purchase of AH-C materials for the collection, processing gift collections, among many other responsibilities.

We are very pleased to have Nina join us in the unit/division. Her office is located in 308F Doe, within the AH-C Library; you may reach her by telephone at (510) 642-5358 or email:

Sheehan Grant, Chief Operations Manager, Arts & Humanities Division

Oct 05, 2016 | Categories: CU News | admin

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