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The latest updates from the University Library.
New York Public Library has deemed today, Wednesday January 29, as #libraryshelfie day. We’re posting our contribution here on our blog. Our photo below is from the Michael and Margaret B. Harrison Western Research Center Collection, which consists of more than 21,000 volumes relating to the history of the ...
January 29, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara
During the Intersession weeks of December 16-20, 2013 and January 2-3, 2014 Special Collections is open 10-4 (Monday-Friday). We will be closed from December 24, 2013-January 1, 2014. As always, researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite. Happy Holidays! ...
December 9, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
As October ends so does National Archives Month and to commemorate both the month and Halloween Mr. Spud is dressed as an archivist! Please note the use of white gloves, no. 2 pencil and acid free folders. No archivist is complete without his supplies and Hollinger Metal Edge ...
October 31, 2013 • Jenny Hodge
The University of California, Davis, will lead the way for research libraries to transform how they catalog their collections to improve how online researchers can find and use them, thanks to a half-million dollar grant. The University Library of UC Davis was awarded a $493,000 grant from the Institute of ...
October 29, 2013
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 third annual ...
October 1, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
The library was pleased to partner with the History Department to sponsor a Shields Scholar to develop a research topic of the student’s own choosing utilizing the holdings of Special Collections. Nickolas Perrone, a graduate student in history working under faculty adviser, Professor of History Eric Rauchway, focused on the ...
September 12, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara