Library Research Prize Reception

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A reception will be held on May 6, 2015 to honor the (not yet announced) winners of the Charlene Conrad Liebau Library Prize for Undergraduate Research. This prize has recognized sophisticated student research efforts for over a decade and encourages both lower and upper-division students to explore Library resources, bringing innovative approaches to their research.

Please join us to celebrate the excellent undergraduate research projects that have taken shape this year!

Date: Wednesday, May 6
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Morrison Library

Apr 30, 2015 | Categories: Featured News | chennesy

Movies @ Moffitt: RRR Week

Take a break from studying and join us for Movies @ Moffitt. This month's edition will feature Oil & Water, a story about two boys, each born on opposite ends of an oil pipeline, who come of age during one of the world's worst toxic disasters: the contamination of Ecuador's Amazon region by reckless oil drilling.

This event is admission free. UCB student ID is required.

Date: May 7th

Time: Doors open at 6:30pm, film starts at 7pm

Location: 150 D Moffitt Library

Apr 30, 2015 | Categories: Featured News | Iris Wu

Student Reading Story Hour

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The Morrison Library will be hosting a special, end-of-the-year Story Hour featuring readings by student writers. This annual event will feature short excerpts of work written by those from our campus community, including work by winners of the university?s major prose writing contests, Story Hour in the Library interns, and faculty nominees. You can watch last year?s Story Hour in the Library -- Student Reading on YouTube.

Date: Thursday, May 7, 2015

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Morrison Library

Apr 29, 2015 | Categories: Featured News | Iris Wu

Nepal Earthquake Guide

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With the help of the EPS and Geography Departments, we've created a guide to resources at the Earth Sciences & Map Library related to the April 25th earthquake in Nepal.

The Nepal Earthquake guide highlights historic publications about prior earthquakes in Nepal, articles about tectonic activity in the region, topographic and geologic maps, links to information from the USGS as well as GIS datasets and humanitarian mapping efforts.

We welcome your questions and visits to the library to see these materials in person.

Blog post contributed by Samantha Teplitzky, Earth & Physical Sciences Librarian, and Susan Powell, GIS and Map Librarian.

Apr 27, 2015 | Categories: Featured News | agorden

Student Reading Lunch Poems


Photo Source: Alan Nyiri, courtesy of the Atkinson Photographic Archive

The Morrison Library will be hosting its annual student poetry reading to celebrate a year of creative works written by students. One of the year's most lively events, the Student Reading includes local winners of the Academy of American Poets prize, the Emily Chamberlain Cook Prize, the Dorothy Rosenberg Memorial Prize in Lyric Poetry, and the Joan Lee Yang Memorial Poetry Prize, as well as students nominated by Berkeley's creative writing faculty, Lunch Poems volunteers, and representatives from student publications.

Please join us for this wonderful occasion.

Date: May 7, 2015, 12:10 to 12:50

Location: Morrison Library in Doe Library

Apr 27, 2015 | Categories: Featured News | Iris Wu

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