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
Course Reserves materials are now able to be viewed in Canvas.  See the page Accessing Course Reserves Material in Canvas for instructions.  Library course reserves staff can be reached at coursereserves@ucdavis.edu for any Reading List or support requests. ...
April 2, 2018 • Neil Weingarten
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
National Geographic is wrestling with its past portrayals of non-Western cultures — the very same topic explored by Harley Wong, one of our 2017 Lang Prize winners. Specifically, Wong dedicated her research for an art history graduate seminar to analyzing National Geographic’s photographs of nude non-Western women. In her ...
March 22, 2018 • Jillian Kido
Today, UC Libraries released Pathways to Open Access, a report reviewing and summarizing our available options for making good on our collective commitment to the open access publication of scholarship. Pathways, prepared by an intercampus working group and approved by  UC’s Council of University Librarians, is designed to help us ...
March 21, 2018 • Michael Wolfe