The 2013 Library Prize for Undergraduate Research competition honors the excellent scholarship that Berkeley students -- supported by the Library's collections and staff -- are pursuing across many disciplines, This year's winning projects and honorable mentions can be viewed online.
This year the Library Prize was named for Charlene Conrad Liebau '60, honoring her generous endowment to support the program. Read more about Liebau in the spring "Fiat Lux" newsletter (p. 8).
If you end up with a Library fine, there is now an easier way to pay--online. Or, if you prefer, you can still pay in person at the Doe Privileges Desk.
Thanks to the California Digital Library, environmental history collections held by nine California institutions are now available online. These 41 collections, on topics such as irrigation, mining, forestry, agriculture, industry, land use, activism and research, can be explored through the finding aids at the Online Archive of California.
A Berkeley Blog post describing the history and impact of the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research is now live. It is written by Samuel Redman, who earned his Ph.D. in history at Cal and is an academic specialist at the Bancroft's Regional Oral History Office. Applications for the 2013 Library Prize will be accepted through April 19, 2013.
The Proxy Borrowing form is now online, simplifying the process. Faculty and users of the Disabled Students' Program who wish to establish a proxy borrower can access the webform through the Information for Faculty and Instructors page.