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Winter Intersession hours

On Friday, December 21, the Cal libraries will have limited hours, and several will be closed. All the libraries will be closed December 22 through January 1. During this time, our website, catalogs, article databases, etc. will be available, except… more »
Dec 27, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Judaica Collection profiled

UC Berkeley's Judaica collection of more than 500,000 volumes, including numerous rare books and manuscripts, is featured in an interview with librarian Paul Hamburg in a Dec. 17 cover story in J., the Jewish News Weekly of Northern California.» Read… more »
Dec 21, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

GLADIS downtime

GLADIS, the command-line telnet version of the UC Berkeley library catalog, will be down for maintenance from 10am on Wednesday, December 26 through 6pm on Friday, December 28. During this time, the Pathfinder and Melvyl catalogs and the library proxy se… more »
Dec 21, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Transportation Library holiday hours

The Institute of Transportation Studies Library will close for the holidays at 2pm Tuesday, December 18 and reopen Monday, January 7 at 1pm.   It will then have shortened hours, Monday through Friday 1-5pm, until classes start (January 22). more »
Dec 16, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

ProQuest downtime

Research databases that use the ProQuest interface will be down for a software upgrade from 7pm Saturday, December 15 until 7am Sunday, December 16. These include: AltPress WatchAmerican Periodicals SeriesDigital Sanborn MapsDissertations and The… more »
Dec 13, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Finishing your paper?

Use our guide to Citing Your Sources.   more »
Dec 11, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Finals hours, December 11-21

The Cal libraries will have special hours during Finals, December 11-21. » Fall Finals hours (PDF) These include a 24-hour Study Hall in Moffitt Library and Gardner (MAIN) Stacks beginning at 9am Tuesday, December 11 and ending at 2am Tuesday n… more »
Dec 08, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Using the 24-hour study hall

Did you know the Gardner (Main) Stacks was voted the ?Best Place to Study? in the 2007 Best of Berkeley poll? We welcome all Cal students to the 24-hour study hall in the Stacks and the Moffitt Library, December 11-19. Since you may be here a lot this… more »
Dec 08, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Holiday gift guide

The library isn't Sharper Image or Amazon.com, but we do have some useful and attractive items for sale. Check out these holiday gift possibilities:The Library Bookstore offers great prices on a wide range of scholarly and general interest books th… more »
Dec 06, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Law Library limited access

During the Law School exam period, December 10-20, undergraduates who are not doing legal research may only access the Law Library 8am-noon, Monday through Friday.» Details more »
Dec 03, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

New electronic resources

The library subscribes to more than 850 premium online information sources.  To learn more about what we've added in the last month, see our list of new resources. New» Duane?s Ophthalmology» Philosophy Compass To find out more about any of ou… more »
Dec 03, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Computer downtime December 1

The following services will be unavailable from 5pm to midnight on Saturday, December 1: »  Electronic Resource Finder »  Images in Online Archive of California and some other systems »  Digital Music Network (MusiLAN)»  Some systems used by library st… more »
Dec 01, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Learn How To?Tell Whether Online Articles Are Scholarly

You need scholarly articles for your research paper, but you have no idea whether the article you found in the library?s online database, or on the free Web, is scholarly.  How can you tell?  This five-minute Flash tutorial on evaluating scholarly conten… more »
Nov 29, 2007 | Categories: Library News | kmunro

Melvyl Catalog improvements

On December 10, Melvyl, the library catalog of the ten UC campuses, will be upgraded with new versions of its underlying software (Ex Libris Aleph and Oracle). The upgrade will bring several new and useful features:Author names will now be included in th… more »
Nov 27, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Learn How To...Borrow Items From Libraries Around the World

You?ve searched Worldcat.org (see our Worldcat.org tutorial), and you know the only copy of the book you need is in a library in Detroit, or Paris, or Johannesburg.  What next?  This two-minute Flash tutorial on using Interlibrary Borrowing Services sho… more »
Nov 27, 2007 | Categories: Library News | kmunro

Learn How To...Find Items in Libraries Around the World

You?re writing a major research project, and you need everything on your topic.  How can you find out about books, dissertations, and other items that aren?t owned by any of the UC libraries?  This three-minute Flash tutorial on using Worldcat.org shows… more »
Nov 21, 2007 | Categories: Library News | kmunro

Learn How To...Do a Better Search in Melvyl

You need books for your research paper, but your Melvyl searches are bringing back hundreds of titles, and none of them are quite right.  What to do?  This five-minute Flash tutorial on using Library of Congress subject headings in Melvyl shows you how… more »
Nov 20, 2007 | Categories: Library News | kmunro

GLADIS and proxy server downtime

GLADIS, the command-line telnet version of the UC Berkeley library catalog, will be down for maintenance from 6am to 7am on Wednesday, November 21. During this time, the Pathfinder and Melvyl catalogs will still be operating, but the following will be un… more »
Nov 20, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Thanksgiving holiday

Many of the Cal libraries will close early on Wednesday, November 21. All will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23. Some will also be closed on the weekend.» Library hours more »
Nov 20, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Transportation Library closed Nov. 27

The Institute of Transportation Studies Library will be closed on Tuesday, November 27. more »
Nov 19, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Learn How To...Find Online Articles Using Melvyl

You know which journal published your article, and the exact volume and issue it appeared in. Now what? This five-minute Flash tutorial on finding full text articles in Melvyl shows you how to see whether the Library has an online version of the artic… more »
Nov 19, 2007 | Categories: Library News | kmunro

Featured resource: Berkeley historical videos online

Our Media Resources Center offers several new streaming videos that illuminate the history of UC Berkeley.   » Berkeley in the SixtiesMark Kitchell's comprehensive and popular 1991 documentary about the political life and times of UCB and env… more »
Nov 19, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Learn How To...Use The Library From Home

Tired of paying for articles online? Use the library?s online journal subscriptions instead! You can save, email, and print articles from your home computer using the proxy server. This two-minute Flash tutorial on connecting from off campus will sho… more »
Nov 16, 2007 | Categories: Library News | kmunro

Computer downtime Nov. 9

The following services will be unavailable from 5pm to midnight on Friday, November 9, due to necessary software maintenance: » The library website (and most sites of our specialized libraries)» Library Hours/Locations » Search the Library Web » Berk… more »
Nov 07, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Veterans' Day closure

Most of the Cal libraries will be closed for Veterans' Day, Monday, November 12.» November 12 hours more »
Nov 07, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

New electronic resources

The library subscribes to more than 850 premium online information sources. To learn more about what we've added in the last month, see our list of new resources. New » Biblical Archaeology Society Online Archive» BuildingGreen.com (informa… more »
Nov 05, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

New library calendar

Beginning November 1, library exhibits and events will be displayed in a new calendar. It shows what's happening on a particular day, week, or month, and lets you search for events by keyword. This system is part of the campus calendar network, dev… more »
Nov 01, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Exhibit: Presidential Portraits and Rhymes by Joe Illick

The Institute of Governmental Studies Library cordially invites you to a reception for the exhibit From George Washington to George W.: Presidents Getting Verse Woodcuts and Rhymes by Joe Illick, Professor of History, Emeritus, San Francisco State Uni… more »
Oct 26, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Lunch Poems reading by Amiri Baraka

Revolutionary poet, playwright, and activist Amiri Baraka will read at noon Thursday, November 1, in the Morrison Library. Baraka is recognized as the founder of the Black Arts Movement, a literary period that began in Harlem in the 1960s and forever cha… more »
Oct 26, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Mario Savio Memorial Lecture: Angela Davis

Mario Savio Memorial Lecture, Presenting Angela Davis, UCSC Professor of History Consciousness and Feminist Studies: From Jim Crow to Guantanamo: Prisons, Democracy and Empire Thursday, November 17-9:15 p.m.Student Union, Pauley Ballroom Angela Davis, s… more »
Oct 26, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Symposium: The University as Publisher

The University as Publisher November 1, 2007, 1:00-3:00pm Seaborg Room, The Faculty ClubWith the advent of electronic publishing, the scholarly communication landscape at universities has become increasingly diverse. University "publications" n… more »
Oct 26, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Morrison, NRR closure November 2

The Morrison Library and the North Reading Room in Doe Library will be closing early on Friday, November 2 for a special event. The North Reading Room will close at 2pm, and Morrison will close at 3pm.  For assistance during the closure, ask at the Refe… more »
Oct 26, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Plan ahead for a research prize

Have a great research project from summer 2007, or something great in mind for fall or spring of this academic year?  Submit it for a chance to win up to $1,000! The Library Prize for Undergraduate Research rewards excellence in undergraduate research pr… more »
Oct 19, 2007 | Categories: Library News | kmunro

C.V. Starr Library Dedication and Events

A series of events and conferences will surround the dedication and opening of the C.V. Starr East Asian Library from October 18-20, 2007. Speakers at the multi-day celebrations include Pauline Yu, president of the American Council of Learned Societies,… more »
Oct 17, 2007 | Categories: Library News | kmunro

Election Administration and Voting Rights

The UC Berkeley Center for Latino Policy Research and the Election Administration Research Center (EARC) based at the Institute of Governmental Studies present: Election Administration and Voting Rights in the United Statesa talk byJohn K. Tanner, Chiefa… more »
Oct 11, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

San Francisco's Lost Landmarks

The second Bancroft Round Table of the Fall Semester will take place at noon on Thursday, October 18, in the Lewis Latimer Room of the Faculty Club. James R. Smith, will give a talk entitled ?San Francisco?s Lost Landmarks.? San Francisco is famous for… more »
Oct 11, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Two new chat reference services

Need help quickly with a library research problem? The library is offering two new reference services using chat and instant messaging. Chat with a Librarian (Humanities and Social Sciences)This service covers literature, art, philosophy, history, p… more »
Oct 09, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

FSM Program: Oil, Gas, and Global Warming

Oil, Gas, and Global Warming: Youth Confronting America's Petroleum Addiction LOCATION: FSM Cafe at Moffitt Library, UC Berkeley DATE: Tuesday, October 23, 2007 TIME: 6:00 - 8:00pm Three student activists, all of whom recently received the 2007 Bro… more »
Oct 08, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

North Reading Room closed October 4

The North Reading Room on the second floor of Doe Library will be closed for a special event all day Thursday, October 4, 2007. Reference staff will be available for assistance during their normal hours. The north entrance to the Doe Library will be cl… more »
Oct 03, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Banned Books Week

Celebrate the freedom to read as you choose, during Banned Books Week, September 29 - October 6. » Cal reading list of banned books» Google "Explore Banned Books" » Banned Books OnlineTo get library news as soon as it's posted, sub… more »
Oct 03, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

New electronic resources

The library subscribes to more than 800 premium online information sources. To learn more about what we've added in the last month, see our list of new resources. New » CCH Capital Changes Reports » CCH Tax Research NetWork (OmniTax) » Ch… more »
Oct 02, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Homecoming Day booksale

On Saturday, October 13, the Library Bookstore will have a booksale, 10am - 3pm, in two locations: Special $1.00 sale, 303 Doe Library Regular bookstore location open, 132 Doe Library The Library Bookstore provides excellent values on materials n… more »
Oct 02, 2007 | Categories: Library News | dmoore

Colloquium: Tracking the Nation's Groundwater Reserves

Tracking the Nation's Groundwater ReservesGiven by:William M. AlleyChief, Office of Groundwater, U.S. Geological SurveyTuesday, October 95:30pm - 7:00pmRoom 112 Wurster Hall(Near the corner of Bancroft and College - please note the room change)Meet t… more »
Oct 02, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Lunch Poems reading by John Matthias

John Matthias will read at noon Thursday, October 4, in the Morrison Library.  Rich in its landscapes and its search for personal discovery, his poetry encompasses vast territories of history and culture. Robert Duncan once called Matthias ??one of those… more »
Oct 02, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Major acquisitions through donor support

During the 2006-2007 academic year, support from individual donors and granting agencies helped The Library acquire critical and unique content across a broad spectrum of subject areas. The support took the form of income from endowments as well as indi… more »
Oct 01, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Ethnic Studies Library Fundraiser Reception

The Ethnic Studies Library invites all to a free event that will highlight its collections, services, and contributions to research and teaching. Music and refreshments are provided.  This event takes place on Thursday, November 8, from 5-7:30 p.m., in… more »
Oct 01, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

RLG databases moving to new vendor

Several research databases which have been provided through the RLG Eureka system are moving to a new vendor, Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) FirstSearch. The RLG Eureka versions will be taken out of service on September 30, 2007.  All these data… more »
Sep 28, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Featured resource: World War II websites

One of our favorite sources for high-quality websites is the Librarians' Internet Index, a selective directory of over 20,000 "websites you can trust" on a wide variety of subjects. Of special interest to those watching Ken Burns' telev… more »
Sep 27, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Research Advisory Service

Writing a library research paper in the humanities, social sciences, or international and area studies? Seek professional help! Cal undergraduates can make same-day appointments for 30-minute sessions with our research experts. We can help you focus yo… more »
Sep 24, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Exhibit: Collectors and collections of the C.V. Starr East Asian Library

A new exhibit features the diverse collections of UC Berkeley's East Asian Library. Located in the Bernice Layne Brown Gallery, Doe Library, the exhibit runs through February 21, 2008. Berkeley's East Asian collection began in 1896 with John… more »
Sep 24, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Library Prize exhibit

A new exhibit in Doe Library showcases the outstanding work of a Berkeley student winner of the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research, as well as the Library collections that made his research possible. For his Music 195 Honors project, ?The Baroque V… more »
Sep 13, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Public Health Library moving

The Public Health Library will be closed from September 14 through October 7 as it moves from Warren Hall to University Hall. It will reopen on Monday, October 8. The loan periods for PUBL books have been adjusted so that all books checked out befor… more »
Sep 13, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

FSM program: Constitution Day Forum

Free Speech Movement Café Education Programs presents: The Constitution Day Speakers ForumFree and open to the publicLocation: FSM Café at Moffitt LibraryDate: Tuesday, September 18, 2007Time: 6:30-8 pm, doors open 6 pm.Snacks and beverages from 6:00 unt… more »
Sep 07, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Exhibit: Wetlands photos

The Water Resources Center Archives is exhibiting new photos by Sally Mack (UCB Staff) from the Guadalcanal Village wetlands restoration site near Vallejo CA. An opening reception will be held Thursday, September 6 from 5:00-7:00 pm in 410 O'Brien… more »
Sep 06, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Colloquium: Prospects for Ending the Delta Stalemate

The California Colloquium on Water presentsConfluence, Confusion, or Catastrophe:Prospects for Ending the Delta StalemateGiven by: John CainDirector of Restoration Programs, Natural Heritage InstituteTuesday, September 11 5:30pm - 7:00pmRoom 112 Wurste… more »
Sep 06, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Exhibit: Milestones in Legal Culture and Traditions

From August 16 through September 30, 2007, the Law Library and the Robbins Collection are displaying highlights from their collections in an exhibit entitled "Milestones in Legal Culture and Traditions." The exhibit features rare and modern w… more »
Sep 06, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Lunch Poems series begins

Hosted by Robert Hass and university librarian Thomas Leonard, the kickoff of this popular series features distinguished faculty and staff from a wide range of disciplines introducing and reading a favorite poem. This year?s participants: Aftab Ahmad (So… more »
Sep 03, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

New electronic resources

The library subscribes to more than 800 premium online information sources. To learn more about what we've added in the last month, see our list of new resources. New » International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance » Oxford African Ameri… more »
Sep 01, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Labor Day closure

Most of the Cal libraries will be closed Monday, September 3.»  Labor Day hours more »
Aug 31, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

ERes gives way to bSpace

The ERes system for electronic reserves has been replaced by bSpace, UC Berkeley?s online collaboration and learning environment. Keeping all course materials in bSpace means instructors and students don't have to remember multiple logins o… more »
Aug 28, 2007 | Categories: Library News | kmunro

New at Cal this fall?

Here are some good starting points:Learn about Cal's specialized libraries.View their current hours.Invest some time in a library tour or workshop.Pick the best library catalog for your needs.Find the most useful article databases for your subject.… more »
Aug 25, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Ed-Psych and IGS Library closures

The Education-Psychology Library will be closed Friday, August 24, for the School of Education's new student orientation. The Institute of Governmental Studies Library will be closed the same day for building repairs. » Today's library ho… more »
Aug 21, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Video on demand

The Media Resources Center is now offering a selection of full-length documentary works via streaming video on demand. These have been licensed from various ddistributors, and are accessible to anyone with a current CalNet ID, either on campus or off.… more »
Aug 21, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

On the Same Page at the Library

The Library is "On the Same Page" with all the new students in the College of Letters & Sciences, who have received a copy of the book Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America by Garry Wills. In addition to having the opportuni… more »
Aug 20, 2007 | Categories: Library News | kmunro

Transportation Library closure

The Institute of Transportation Studies Library will be closed Wednesday, August 22.» Today's library hoursTo get library news as soon as it's posted, subscribe to our RSS feed. Use the buttons at bottom of right column. more »
Aug 16, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Featured resource: WorldCat.org

WorldCat.org is the world's largest combined library catalog, listing over 1 billion items in 10,000 libraries, including about 75% of the materials in the UC Berkeley libraries. Also included are 30 million journal and magazine articles from the Ar… more »
Aug 16, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

BAKER document delivery: it's elementary

"Life has become like that great Grimpen Mire, with little green patches everywhere into which one may sink and with no guide to point the track."-- Dr. Watson Cal faculty, staff, and grad students, don't let this happen to you! Us… more »
Aug 16, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Welcome!

Now is the time to get familiar with the Cal libraries!  Our Welcome Week events, August 20-24, include a variety of tours and workshops.  Meet our staff and pick up information at both entrances to the Doe Library. more »
Aug 13, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Intersession hours

Limited library hours will be in effect August 18-26.» Intersession hours [PDF]» Today's hours more »
Aug 13, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Lecture: The Changing Face of Europe

Prof. John M. Efron, Director of the UC Berkeley Institute of European Studies, will give a public lecture in connection with the exhibit "The Changing Face of Europe" on Friday, August 24, at 4 pm in the Morrison Library. The lecture will be f… more »
Aug 13, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

IGS closure

The Institute of Governmental Studies Library reading room will be closed Monday-Wednesday, August 13-15. Limited services will be available by appointment from 9am-5pm. Call 642-1472 or email igsl@berkeley.edu to schedule an appointment. » IGS ho… more »
Aug 10, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Exhibit: Interlibrary Borrowing Service

We are happy to introduce a new series of exhibits titled "Spotlight On: Services." The first of these features the Interlibrary Borrowing Service , which supports the research needs of UCB students, faculty, staff and visiting scholars by obt… more »
Aug 03, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

New electronic resources

The library subscribes to more than 800 premium online information sources. To learn more about what we've added in the last month, see our list of new resources. New » Chinese Ancient Texts (CHANT) » Dialnet (Spanish articles, books, diss… more »
Aug 02, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

WRCA closure

The Water Resources Center Archives will be closed Wednesday, August 8 for a staff retreat. »  WRCA hours more »
Aug 02, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Law Library closure

The Law Library will be closed on Monday, August 6 so that the library staff can conduct an inventory project. » Law Library hours more »
Aug 02, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

GLADIS and proxy server downtime

GLADIS, the command-line telnet version of the UC Berkeley library catalog, will be down for maintenance from 5pm to 9pm on Friday, August 3. During this time, the Pathfinder and Melvyl catalogs will still be operating, but the following will be unavaila… more »
Jul 28, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

ProQuest downtime

Research databases that use the ProQuest interface will be down for a software upgrade from 7pm Saturday, July 21 until 7am Sunday, July 22. These include: AltPress Watch American Periodicals Series Dissertations and Theses (Dissertation Abst… more »
Jul 17, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Doe Library closure

The Doe Library building will be closed from 5pm Friday August 3 until 8am Monday August 6. This will allow contractors to demolish the temporary walls on the first floor, while addressing safety issues for library users and staff. During this period,… more »
Jul 17, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Featured resource: NetLibrary

NetLibrary is a collection of more than 1,200 electronic books, mostly in the the social sciences. These can be browsed or searched using this link: Try it now Another way to access NetLibrary books is through Pathfinder. Look for "Elec… more »
Jul 13, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Ethnic Studies Library Anniversary

We salute the Ethnic Studies Library on its 10th anniversary. Located in 30 Stephens Hall, the ESL includes collections and provides specialized help in Asian American Studies, Chicano Studies, Native American Studies, and Comparative Ethnic Studies.  I… more »
Jul 11, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

New electronic resources

The library subscribes to more than 800 premium online information sources. To learn more about what we've added in the last month, see our list of new resources. » A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation » ArchiveGrid » Database of Record… more »
Jul 02, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

GLADIS downtime

GLADIS, the command-line telnet version of the UC Berkeley library catalog, will be down for maintenance from 6am to 7am on Saturday, June 30. During this time, the Pathfinder and Melvyl catalogs will still be operating, but the following will be unavai… more »
Jun 29, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

WilsonWeb databases unavailable

The WilsonWeb article databases are currently unavailable. According to the California Digital Library, this situation may be due to lingering effects from yesterday's power outages in New York. The vendor hopes to have complete access restored by M… more »
Jun 29, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Featured resource: Bibliographic Index Plus

The name may sound old-fashioned, but Bibliographic Index Plus is a powerful research tool. It lists, and in some cases links directly to, more than 450,000 bibliographies on a wide range of subjects, published in more than 2800 journals and 5000 books… more »
Jun 14, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

New electronic resources

The library subscribes to more than 800 premium online information sources. To learn more about what we've added in the last month, see our list of new resources. » AskART » Black Studies Center » CEIC Global Database (economic time series… more »
Jun 01, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Survival! Berkeley?s Unofficial Summer Reading List

Every summer, the Library and the Office of Educational Development send new freshmen a list of books suggested by faculty and staff from across campus. Neither ?official? nor ?required? reading, the release of the list has become an anticipated annual e… more »
Jun 01, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Exhibit: "The Architect's Sketch: Vision and Document"

The Architect's Sketch: Vision and Document is the first exhibition in special cases, designed and constructed specifically to display the holdings of the College of Environmental Design (CED) Archives and rare portfolios and books from the CED Libr… more »
May 30, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

New at Cal this summer?

Here are some good starting points:Learn about Cal's specialized libraries.View their current hours.Invest some time in a library tour.Pick the best library catalog for your needs.Find the most useful article databases for your subject.Get instruct… more »
May 24, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Doe Library corridor closure

From May 19 through August 6, the first and second floor Doe Library east corridors will be closed for construction work. Signs will be posted to direct library users around the closed areas. Most public access into the building will be through the nort… more »
May 18, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

What is so bad about food and drink in the Library?

The Library has a policy prohibiting food and drink.  Here are some reasons why. Food and drink attract rats, mice, and bugs Where there is garbage, rodents and insects follow. These pests literally eat paper, glue and bindings. Empty cups, cans and w… more »
May 09, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

24-Hour Study Hall in Doe/Moffitt Libraries (May 9-17)

Did you know the Main Stacks was voted the ?Best Place to Study? in the 2007 Best of Berkeley poll? We welcome all Cal students to 24-hour study hall in Doe/Moffitt Libraries for spring finals. Since you may be here a lot this week, here?s a friendly r… more »
May 09, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Undergraduate Research Prize winners

We are happy to announce this year's winners of the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research . The Library Prize attracts the very best undergraduate papers from courses taught in departments across the campus. It recognizes excellence in undergradu… more »
May 01, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Exhibit: The Changing Face of Europe

"The Changing Face of Europe" includes books, maps, photos and artifacts from the Library's collections documenting the transformation of European politics and society in the aftermath of World War II and the Cold War. It looks at the way i… more »
May 01, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

New electronic resources

The library subscribes to more than 800 premium online information sources. To learn more about what we've added in the last month, see our list of new resources. » C19: The Nineteenth Century Index » CiNii (Nii Scholarly and Academic Inf… more »
May 01, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Help us improve the Gardner (MAIN) Stacks

Please give us feedback about your experiences using the Gardner (MAIN) Stacks and ideas for improvements. Your input will help us as we decide changes for 2007/2008. This survey is designed to take less than 5 minutes to complete. »  Take the survey no… more »
Apr 30, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Library Bookstore

The Library Bookstore maintains a stock of about 5,000 scholarly and general interest books. These include books withdrawn from all parts of the University collections, as well as donated books which duplicate titles already owned by the Library. Proceed… more »
Apr 29, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Lunch Poems student reading

Student poets will read at noon Thursday, May 3, in the Morrison Library.  One of the year?s most lively events, this includes winners of the following prizes: Academy of American Poets, Cook, Rosenberg, and Yang, students nominated by Berkeley?s creati… more »
Apr 26, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Database downtime Saturday April 28

Research databases on the ProQuest and Chadwyck Healey platforms will be down for maintenance and a software upgrade from 7pm Saturday, April 28 to 7am Sunday, April 29.  These include:Historical NewspapersAmerican Periodicals SeriesProQuest Dissertation… more »
Apr 26, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Colloquium: Water Supply Depends on Partnerships

The California Colloquium on Water presents"Overcoming the Traditions that Divide Us - Tomorrow's Reliable Water Supply Dependent Upon Partnerships"Given by:Pat MulroyGeneral Manager, Southern Nevada Water AuthorityTuesday, May 15:30pm - 7:… more »
Apr 26, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Law Library limited access

During the Law School exam period, April 25 - May 10, undergraduates who are not doing legal research may only access the Law Library 8am-noon, Monday through Friday.» Details more »
Apr 23, 2007 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

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