I am on a mission to give sweet potatoes the recognition they deserve. This may seem like an odd quest, so let me explain. My sweet potato campaign began ten years ago, when I discovered my beloved candied yams, garnet yams and jewel yams are NOT yams. ...
November 20, 2017 • Jennifer Harbster
Theme for the week: Dinosaurs and Fossils November 13-22, 2017 Maps for the paleontologist in you.  Whether you travel locally, travel America, or travel to Mongolia, maps show where you can find dinosaurs, fossils, and other sites of prehistoric interest. We are so excited by this topic, that ...
November 9, 2017 • Dawn Collings
To facilitate open data sharing, promote access to research and support UC researchers in meeting funders’ and publishers’ requirements for data sharing, the UC Davis Library now offers access to the award-winning service Dash. Dash is built and maintained by California Digital Library for the UC system. ...
November 9, 2017 • Vessela Ensberg
Come to the Map Collection and look for this sign: Theme for the week: Russia & The Kamchatka Peninsula November 6-9, 2017 The Kamchatka Peninsula is on the eastern coast of Russia. Kamchatka is a place of extraordinary primal beauty, hot springs, snow-capped peaks, rushing ...
November 3, 2017 • Dawn Collings
ⓐ What: UC Davis Open Monograph Fund Launch Event With: MIT Press, UC Press, and more When: Monday, November 13, 2017, 2:30-4:30 pm, with reception to follow Where: Multipurpose Room at the UC Davis International Center UC Davis is one of 12 charter participants in a  ...
October 31, 2017 • Michael Wolfe
Food and drinks in the reading room of course! Happy Halloween from the folks in Special Collections. Stop by to check out all sorts of interesting and unique materials found in our collections. But seriously, no food or drinks.     ...
October 31, 2017 • Jenny Hodge