Do you have a research opportunity that requires travel? The ASUC Academic Opportunity Fund awards grants for academic travel that enhance student access to valuable educational experiences beyond the classroom. Unlike other ASUC funding restricted to on-campus activities, the Academic Opportunity Fund subsidizes off-campus academic pursuits such as professional meetings, research conferences, academic competitions, and independent research.
Undergraduates have the highest priority for this fund, though all students are encouraged to apply. Individuals who have not received funding in the past will be given greater consideration, so this is a great opportunity for those who want to try something new.
The application is online. The deadline for the spring submission is April 24, 2015.
Zotero is a free and powerful, open-source reference management tool that manages bibliographic data and research material. David Eifler, Head Librarian at the Environmental Design Library, will host a D-Lab workshop on Zotero on April 23rd.
Eifler will answer questions and demonstrate key Zotero features:
importing and creating new references
inserting citations into a manuscript
formatting bibliographies in hundreds of styles.
Please register online.
Date: Thu, April 23, 2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: D-Lab: Convening Room (356 Barrows Hall)
Hey Golden Bears! The Library would like to give you a heads up about various library events happening on Cal Day this Saturday, April 18th.
If you're an avid reader or literary enthusiast, be sure to check out the Doe Library's $1 Book Sale. There will also be multiple exhibits and tours to attend.
With so many festivities happening at once, here's a list of the main events for your convenience:
University Library $1 Book Sale
9:00 am to 3:00 pm | 303 Doe Library
Tour Doe & Moffitt Libraries, and Gardner Stacks
9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Doe Library, north entrance, or Moffitt Library, south entrance
Exhibit: "Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley"
9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Bernice Layne Brown Gallery, Doe Library
Environmental Design Library Exhibition: "Designing People"
Exhibit: Design Book Art 2
9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall
Visit Morrison Library
10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Morrison Library, Doe Library
Exhibit: "The Art of Writing: Calligraphy in Books and Graphics in the C. V. Starr East Asian Library"
10:00 am to 5:00 pm | C. V. Starr East Asian Library
Maps & More - California Transit Maps
10:00 am - 3:00 pm | Earth Sciences & Map Library, 50 McCone Hall
Exploring an Untold California Water Story: A Community Partnership at UC Berkeley
11:00 am to 1:00 pm | Morrison Library, Doe Library
Interlibrary Services Department
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm | 133 Doe Library
Hargrove Music Library Tour
1:00 pm -1:45 pm | Hargrove Music Library, east entrance
C. V. Starr East Asian Library and Chang-Lin Tien Center for East Asian Studies Tour
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | C. V. Starr East Asian Library
Hargrove Music Library Tour
2:00 pm -2:45 pm | Hargrove Music Library, east entrance
Take a look at the complete list for more events.
The next event in the Maps & More series will feature California transit maps taken from the collections at the Institute of Transportation Studies Library and the Earth Sciences & Map Library.
Come take a look at the Bay Area transit system maps of BART, the San Francisco Bay ferry lanes, and the Northwestern Pacific Railroad.
Special highlights include a 1941 map of the Key System and East Bay Transit Co. and, for those from Southern California, maps showcasing the evolution of Los Angeles area public transit.
Maps & More events are open to the Berkeley community as well as the public.
This exhibit will be available for two days:
Join the Ethnic Studies Library for this month's Tertulia de la Palabra, the eighth in a series of discussions and readings led by local Chicano and Latino writers. The featured guests are former Ethnic Studies Department professor, Mario Barrera, and poet, fiction writer, and translator, Arturo Mantecon.
Following the readings, light refreshments will be served to accompany the literary discussion.
The event is admission-free and wheelchair accessible.
Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Place: Multicultural Community Center, Hearst Field Annex, Building D-37