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 • Neil Weingarten
The library is pleased to be accepting applications to participate in Move It Forward, a workshop for publishers on transitioning titles to open access models. Move It Forward builds on the earlier Pay It Forward project, which ...
March 20, 2018 • Neil Weingarten
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