News: Special collections

Special Collections houses the Library’s rare books and pamphlets, manuscript collections, photographs, the University Archives, and the Map Collection.
35/50 What comes to mind when you think of a book? What are the typical parts of a book? How about the purpose of a book? The parts that go into forming a book usually consist of the covers, pages, text, binding, and its spine. When you consider elements ...
March 17, 2017 • Christine Cheng
Special Collections is pleased to present this pop-up exhibit which can be viewed in our Reading Room during the hours of Monday-Friday from 10am-5pm.   Spring Blooms: Botanical Watercolors by Margaret Stones Special Collections Reading Room, Shields Library March 10 – June 16, 2017   Margaret Stones (1920- ), botanical ...
March 10, 2017 • Sara Gunasekara
33/50 Professor Gary S. Snyder (1930-   ) renowned poet, essayist, translator, Zen Buddhist, environmentalist continues to make an indelible mark on late-twentieth and twenty-first century thought. He is considered one of the most significant environmental writers and a central figure in environmental activism. The Gary ...
March 3, 2017 • Daryl Morrison
32/50 The Map Collection include maps of the local area and California communities.  Various types of maps show different aspects and concerns which are important to the development and growth of a city or region.  The Map Collection includes street maps, zoning maps, school districts, ...
February 22, 2017 • Kristoffer Landes