Zotero Citation Management Training

Learn how to use Zotero, a free and easy citation manager for Firefox, Safari and Chrome. Zotero can help organize research results and make writing papers easier by quickly creating properly formatted bibliographies and footnotes.

The workshop will cover

  • importing citations,
  • exporting bibliographies,
  • sharing resources for working groups, and
  • using a wide variety of citation styles.

When: Thursday, November 5th, Noon - 1:00 pm

Where: 305 Wurster Hall: Library Training Room

No need to register;  just come.

David Eifler, Environmental Design Librarian

Environmental Design Library

University of California

Nov 05, 2015 | Categories: Featured News | agorden

Cal Veterans & War Ink Project at Free Speech Movement Cafe

In honor of Veterans Day, please join Jason Deitch, co-creator of the War Ink Project and founder of the Cal Veterans Group, along with members of our Cal Veteran community in a panel discussion focused on improving communication among veterans and civilians.

The panel discussion is titled Moving Beyond "Thanks" to Understanding Experience: Seeing Our Cal Veterans Through Profiles of Military and Lifelong Service and Transition Success.

The talk will incorporate personal experiences and methods for moving beyond stereotypical views of veterans and the often reflexive phrase "Thank you for your service" toward more meaningful communication as a key for improving reintegration after military service.

A question and answer session will follow.

When: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 6-7:30pm

Where: FSM Cafe at Moffitt Library

Admission: Free and open to the public

Sponsored by the University Library's Free Speech Movement Cafe Programs Committee.

Nov 04, 2015 | Categories: Featured News | agorden

Story Hour in the Library: Julia Scheeres

Photo of Julia Scheeres

Story Hour will feature author, Julia Scheeres, on Thursday, November 12th at 5:00pm.

Story Hour in the Library is a monthly prose reading series held in UC Berkeley's Morrison Library.

Julia Scheeres' first book Jesus Land - a memoir about growing up in a rigid Christian environment with an adopted black brother - was a New York Times and London Times bestseller. Her second book, A Thousand Lives: The Untold Story of Jonestown, was named a best book of the year by several papers, and won the Northern California Independent Booksellers' "Nonfiction Book of the Year" Award in 2012. She lives in Berkeley, CA with her husband and two daughters, and works at the San Francisco Writers' Grotto.

If you purchase the book ahead of time, bring it to be signed. Julia will also be selling her book for $10.

When: Thursday, November 12, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Where: Morrison Library

Admission: Free and open to the public


Contributed by Gigi Gillard, Donor Stewardship & Events Coordinator

UC Berkeley | The University Library

Nov 03, 2015 | Categories: Featured News | agorden

Visualizing History: Mapping the 1915 San Francisco World's Fair

Photo of ornate buildings, bright lights, firecrackers in sky

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1915 San Francisco Panama-Pacific International Exhibition (PPIE) by digitally mapping rarely seen photographs of the world's fair onto a historic map of the fairgrounds using the Historypin platform.

Join us on Thursday, November 19, for Visualizing History: Mapping the 1915 San Francisco World's Fair. The event will kick off with a tour of the Bancroft Library's PPIE exhibit by Curator Theresa Salazar at 4pm, followed by a reception and talk by Laura Ackley, author of San Francisco's Jewel City: The Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915, in the Morrison Library at 4:30. Participants will explore archival images of the world's fair, find the exact locations where the photos were taken and post the results live to the Historypin PPIE site.

Nov 02, 2015 | Categories: Featured News | chennesy

Lunch Poems: Toi Derricotte

Toi Derricotte photo

Enjoy poetry during lunch on Thursday, November 5, 2015. Lunch Poems is a monthly series of mid-day readings.

This month features Toi Derricotte whose most recent book is The Undertaker's Daughter.

Derricotte's honors include the 2012 Paterson Poetry Prize for Sustained Literary Achievement and the 2012 PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review and the Paris Review. With Cornelius Eady, she co-founded Cave Canem in 1996, and she is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.

When: 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm, November 5, 2015

Where: Morrison Library

Admission: Free and open to the public

Oct 29, 2015 | Categories: Featured News | agorden

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