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Special Collections houses the Library’s rare books and pamphlets, manuscript collections, photographs, the University Archives, and the Map Collection.
Theme for the week: Changing National Borders April 23-May 11, 2018 History is always changing, never remaining stagnant. New discoveries and perspectives change not only the way we perceive the world, but also ourselves. Among the many factors that form our identities, nationality has become one of the ...
April 23, 2018 • Jeanelle Wan
Theme for the week: South America April 10-20, 2018 South America, the 5th largest continent, is covered with awestruck mountains, tropical rainforest in the North, beautiful coastal plains next to the seacoasts, and a home to many unique plants and animals, such as piranhas, jaguars, green anacondas- which ...
April 10, 2018 • Patricia Wyley
The “Aggie Spirit” is a term that emerged in the early days of UC Davis, when it was still the University Farm, to describe the particular character of our school pride and identity. The Aggie Spirit comes to life through generations of photographs and materials featured in our new ...
April 6, 2018 • Kevin Miller
Today, March 28, 2018, marks the 310th birthday of Hannah Glasse. Today’s Google Doodle honors Glasse for being the author of the first popular cookbook. Called “the first domestic goddess” and “the queen of the dinner party,” she was not recognized in her lifetime. Her book, The Art ...
March 28, 2018 • Axel Borg
Theme for the week: Spring Break Destinations March 19-30, 2018 Last week, we posted a poll asking about your favorite Spring Break locations in the past, this year, and destinations you want to visit in the future.  We received over forty-five responses to that poll, and the results ...
March 16, 2018 • Dawn Collings
 Spring Break Poll What are your favorite spring break destinations? We asked the library staff and below are the results. The next map blog will be about spring break destinations, so vote for your favorite places to spend spring break and the results will not only be posted in ...
March 5, 2018 • Dawn Collings