During winter intersession (December 15, 2012 - January 21, 2013), the Earth Sciences and Map Library will be open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Please remember: the Circulation Desk closes 15 minutes before the library closes.
December 22, 2012 - January 6, 2013 for winter break
January 21, 2013 for MLK Jr. holiday
15 December 2012: 9 AM ? 3 PM in McCone Hall.
Join us at the McCone?s west entrance.
The Department of Geography is having a final map sale December 15, 2012 from 9am-3pm in McCone Hall.
As we march into the modern era of digital images and projectors in every classroom the space required to house a standing map collection has been reallocated to new laboratories.
We have a wide variety of flat maps, but the largest share of the maps are 7.5 and 15 minute topographic quads, priced at 50¢ a piece. Most maps will be priced at the following increments: 50¢, $1, $2, $5. There are a few intriguing maps and map sets that are priced higher.
Come early to get the best selection. Come late to get the best deals. We?ll be selling the maps in bulk at the end of the day, so those of you who are looking for a large number of maps for art projects, wrapping paper, etc., this is your chance.
For more information. see the Geography Department home page.
The Earth Sciences and Map Library will be closed from November 22 - 25, 2012 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular semester hours will resume Monday, November 26.
During semester hours, the library is open Monday - Thursday 9am - 7pm and Friday 9am - 5pm. The library is closed on Saturday and Sunday.
The Circulation Desk closes 15 minutes before the library does. This means no items can be checked out or returned after 6:45pm Monday - Thursday, and 4:45pm on Friday.
Hope to see you in the library soon!
Today,Wednesday, November 14th, is GIS Day! Events related to geographic information systems, software, data, and geospatial thinking are happening around the world today to celebrate geospatial technology and the impact it has on improving our lives and the planet.
The Geospatial Innovation Facility (GIF), in conjunction with the Bay Area Automated Mapping Association (BAAMA) and with support from the American Northern California Region of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), is hosting an event today from 5-8:15pm in Mulford Hall on the UC Berkeley campus. Presentations range from space trends in Yellowstone National Park to PostGIS 2.0.
The event is free but attendees are strongly encouraged to register for the event.