News: Special collections

Special Collections houses the Library’s rare books and pamphlets, manuscript collections, photographs, the University Archives, and the Map Collection.
Theme for the week: San Joaquin Valley January 16-19, 2018 San Joaquin Valley, southern part of the Central Valley, is a place where greatness grows. Mostly surrounded by agricultural land, the valley is fruitful with farms and adorable towns. The valley of eight counties stretches from the Tehachapi ...
January 16, 2018 • Dawn Collings
Theme for the week: Climate January 8- 12, 2018 Climate measures the patterns of variation in wind, temperature, humidity, cloud cover, atmospheric pressure, and more. Climate is the average weather of a region over a long-term, normally around 30 years. Relied heavily on scientific research on climate change, it is ...
January 8, 2018 • Dawn Collings
Theme for the week: North Pole and Santa December 18, 2017- January 5, 2018 Santa is coming to town!  Did you know that the first celebration of Christmas was in Rome, 313 A.D? Or that Santa Claus has many names like, St. Nicholas, Pan, The Wise Men, and ...
December 18, 2017 • Dawn Collings
Theme for the week: Winter Recreation December 11-15, 2017 Start this winter break with an open mind sprinkled with some fun! Don’t let the cold deter you from enjoying the wonders of the outdoors. Come on over to the Shields Library Map Collection room and check out the ...
December 11, 2017 • Dawn Collings
Theme for the week: National Parks Worldwide December 6-8, 2017 National Parks provide protection for both land and ingenious animals, in hopes to preserve its natural habitat, as well as creating a space for people to explore, learn, and admire the allure that National Parks have to offer. Come ...
December 6, 2017 • Dawn Collings
On December 6, 2017, Special Collections will implement a new online request system, Aeon. This software system is used by most of our fellow UC Special Collections departments as well as many academic research libraries across the country. It will replace the paper registration and request forms in our Reading ...
November 28, 2017 • Sara Gunasekara