Moffitt Library Student Advisory Council gets new members

We're happy to announce the Spring 2012 roster of the Moffitt Library Student Advisory Council.  This group meets regularly with Doe/Moffitt Library staff to advise the library on policies, services, collections and spaces.   A major focus this year will be on the design and policies of the renovated Moffitt Library.

»  About the Council
»  Member photos and profiles (PDF)

Feb 13, 2012 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Bishop Berkeley's portrait now in Doe Library

An historic portrait of George Berkeley (1685-1753)?namesake of both the Berkeley campus and the City of Berkeley?has been installed in the Heyns (East) Reading Room on the second floor of Doe Library..

» UCB News Release
» Doe Library Centennial (includes slideshow of installation)

Feb 03, 2012 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

New electronic resources

The library subscribes to more than 1000 premium online information sources. To learn more about what we've added in the last month, see our list of new resources.

ADDED since last update

CHANGES since last update

These databases have moved from HW Wilson to the EBSCOhost interface:

These De Gruyter databases have new URLs:

And there is a new URL for:

To find out more about any of our electronic resources, search its title here.

Feb 03, 2012 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Preventing laptop thefts

Did you know that most laptop thefts on campus occur in the libraries?

Learn how to keep this from happening to you in this useful and informative article.

Feb 03, 2012 | Categories: Library News | dmoore

ProQuest, Chadwyck-Healey, and CSA Illumina database downtime, February 4-5

Research databases branded ProQuest, CSA Illumina, and Chadwyck-Healey will be down for maintenance from 7pm Saturday, February 4 until 7am Sunday, February 5.

This outage will affect an unusually large number of our databases. The following is only a partial list:

  • AltPress Watch
  • American Periodicals Series
  • ArchiveFinder
  • Black Studies Center
  • Digital Sanborn Maps
  • Dissertations and Theses (Dissertation Abstracts)
  • ERIC via CSA
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
  • GenderWatch
  • Historical Annual Reports
  • Historical Newspapers
  • Literature Online
  • MLA International Bibliography
  • NTIS
  • PAIS International
  • PolicyFile
  • ProQuest Newspapers
  • PsycInfo
  • Research Library

For a more complete list, search on proquest, csa, or chadwyck here. For alternative databases to use during that time, see our Electronic Resource Finder.

Feb 02, 2012 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

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