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The latest updates from the University Library.
Please note our hours for the winter holiday weeks which are listed below.  Also, researchers are advised that our offsite storage facility will be closed during the intersession weeks. Patrons who want to use collections during that time must request boxes (e-mail speccoll@ucdavis.edu) no later than 4PM on Friday, ...
December 1, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara
Today is #AskAnArchivist Day on Twitter. Have you ever wanted to ask an archivist about their profession and or about the collections located in archives? Today archivists around the country are on Twitter to respond to questions tweeted with the hashtag #AskAnArchivist. Don’t have a question right away? Search Twitter ...
October 30, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara
Archives Month is a collaborative effort by archivists around the nation to highlight the importance of historical records. More information about Archives Month events in California is available on the California Archives Month website. Special Collections is celebrating Archives Month by participating in the fourth annual ...
October 6, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara
Special Collections is excited to be participating again this year in the Sacramento Archives Crawl. This year’s event will occur from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  on Saturday, October 11, 2014. The California State Library, California State Archives, Center for Sacramento History and Sacramento Public Library will serve as ...
September 12, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara
We’re excited to announce that the first group of films that were digitized through our participation in the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) are now online. The fifteen digitized films, which range in date from circa 1933-1958, are comprised of: eight from the Eastman Originals Collection, four from ...
July 16, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara
We’re frequently asked, “Where do I find historical information about UC Davis campus buildings?” To help answer that question, we’ve created a new website that contains such information. The page has entries for many, but not all, campus buildings. The entry for each building includes the following: date completed, building materials, ...
July 9, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara