UCR Library book sale closes: July 31, 2014

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   As of July 31, 2014, the UCR Library book sale in Rivera Library will close. We are unable to continue the book sale because of UC policies regarding cash management at the library servi... Read article

Orbach Library Closed Sat. July 12

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ORBACH SCIENCE LIBRARY CLOSED, JULY 12, 20124 Due to emergency repairs, Orbach Science Library will be closed on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Rivera Library will remain OPEN on Saturday, July 12, ... Read article

Here for the summer? So are we! Come check us out.

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Here for the summer?  So are we!  Come check us out. The UCR Library staff would like to welcome new students to UCR and welcome back returning students! We wish you all the best throug... Read article

Special Collections & University Archives Closure

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Special Collections & UniversityArchives will be closedAugust 6-7, 2014. We will reopen onFriday, August 8, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.... Read article

The Arabidopsis Information Resource

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The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR) maintains a database of genetic and molecular biology data for the model higher plant Arabidopsis thaliana. Data available from TAIR includes the complete... Read article

Scopus Access 2014

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During the 2014 calendar year, UC faculty, staff, and students will be able to access the Scopus (http://www.scopus.com/) database. Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed litera... Read article

SYNC YA Literature into Your Earphones

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2 Free Audiobook Downloads Each Week May 15 - August 13, 2014 Are you interested in some good audio books to listen to while you drive the freeways or hang at the beach this summer? SYNC, a represent... Read article

Economic Impacts of Recent Droughts on California Agriculture

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Economic Impacts of Recent Droughts on California Agriculture:Lessons Learned from 2009 Dr. Josue Medllin-Azuara University of California, Davis May 21, 2014 Orbach Science Library, Room 240, 12:... Read article

(En)Gendering Basque Song: Lessons for Endangered Languages

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A Lecture-Recital May 27, 2014, 4-5 PM Orbach Library 240 Half of the world's 6000 languages are in danger of extinction. One of these is Basque (Euskera), a language unrelated to any other, situat... Read article

Korean American Heritage Program and Exhibit

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In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Young Oak Kim Center for Korean American Studies presents an exhibit about Korean American history and heritage. The Young Oak Kim... Read article

2013-2014 Adam Repán Petko Student Book Collection Competition

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Please Join the 2013-2014 Jury for the Announcement of the Undergraduate and Graduate Winners On May 15, 2014 From 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Special Collections & University Archives4th FloorRiver... Read article

World Newsreels Online Archive 1929-1966 Now Available

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World Newsreels Online, 1929–1966 "World Newsreels Online is a high-quality collection that would be an excellent asset for college, university, public, and high-school libr... Read article

Afternoons in Special Collections & University Archives

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Please join us for our Afternoons in Special Collections & University Archives Series PERSPECTIVES ON SCIENCE FICTION Monday, May 12, 20143:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Special Collections & Un... Read article

Eye of Witness Poetry Reading

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Eye of Witness Poetry Reading by Jerome Rothenberg   and John Bloomberg-Rissman   Introduction by Juan Felipe Herrera, California State Poet Laureate   Wednesday, May 14, 12-1p... Read article

Rulan Tangen Donation Ceremony

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WEDNESDAY, April 30, 2014 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m Ceremonial donation of the Rulan Tangen papers to UCR Special Collections & University Archives. Rulan Tangen is a dance artist, choreograp... Read article


Afternoons in Special Collections & University Archives Series

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    Please join us for our Afternoons in Special Collections & University Archives Series Nalo Hopkinson SF Author and UCR Creative Writing Professor Wednesday, April 23, 2014 3:15 p... Read article

April 22nd is Earth Day!

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014 is Earth Day and to celebrate the Library has compiled a list of informative resources as well as a fun activity to learn how you too can help save our planet. Are you interes... Read article

UCR Earth Week Photo Contest

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With a camera in hand, capture the best nature photo or human-nature interaction photo The winner in each category will receive $50. Winners and runner-ups will receive the chance to display in an ... Read article


Afternoons in Special Collections & University Archives

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Please join us for our Afternoons in Special Collections & University Archives Series A Panel on William Hope Hodgson Wednesday, April 16, 20143:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Special Collections &am... Read article

Online Archive of California

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Are you interested in primary resource collections? If so, you may want to explore the Online Archive of California (OAC). Online Archive of California (OAC)The OAC provides free p... Read article

Powersearching with Google

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Everyone searches Google, but only a few people have ever really looked under the hood. Here are some tips to get rid of unwanted results: Put quotation marks around words to make sure they get sea... Read article

A Water Science and Policy Center Seminar: Fri. 3/31 12pm - OSL 240

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“Conjunctive Use when Groundwater Access is Constrained: The Case of Pakistan ”  Dr. Anita Chaudhry California State University, Chico  March 31, 2014 Orbach Science Library, R... Read article

Global Plants From Jstor

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The UCR Libraries now provide access to Global Plants, comprehensive database of plant type specimens and complementary content for the study of plant life. The largest of its kind, Global Pla... Read article

Position announcement: Wikipedia Affiliate

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In conjunction with The Wikipedia Library project, the University of California, Riverside (UCR) Libraries are seeking applicants for a “Wikipedia Affiliate.” This is an unpaid, year-long... Read article

Petko Student Book Collection Competition Workshop

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Undergraduate & Graduate Prize of $500 Students are strongly advised to attend the Petko Competition Workshop. Attend this year’sPetko CompetitionWorkshop Many past winners of this... Read article

World Water Day 2014: Water & Energy Presentation 4/3

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  April 3, 2014,  12-4pm, Orbach Science Library, Room 240 AGENDA 12:00-12:10                 Ariel Dinar, Director, Water Science and... Read article

Featuring Map Collection

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   Did you know that the Map Collection has a collection of historical aerial photographs? Aerial photographs are used by researchers and consultants in such areas as archaeology, history,... Read article

Brain Awareness Day 2014!

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The Neuroscience Graduate Student Association presents: Brain Awareness Day 2014!Wednesday, March 1211 am - 2 pm in HUB 302   11 am - 1 pm = "Brain Bazaar" fair with interactive booths, d... Read article


“In The News” - Jet/Ebony Magazine Exhibit and Lecture - March 14th

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“In The News” - Jet/Ebony Magazine Exhibit and Lecture  Friday, March 14, 2014 - 12:30 — 2:30 p.m. Lobby, Tomás Rivera Library - RSVP to (951) 827-1244 The exhibit a... Read article

Go Links: Quick access to where you want to go

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If you would rather type in a quick URL to get exactly to the page you are looking for, then you might want to try one of the libraries' GO Links. If you need information on remote access, try library... Read article

Changes to Web of Science

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The following new content has been added to UC’s World of Science subscription for all campuses, on the Thomson Reuters platform.  Don't worry, even though it is now just called Web of... Read article

Freedom Schools: Exhibit, Orbach Library

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THE INLAND EMPIRE COMMEMORATES THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE MISSISSIPPI FREEDOM SUMMER CAMPAIGN Public Forum 2014 "Freedom Schools and theQuality Integrated Education Movementin Riverside, Californ... Read article

Let's Celebrate Read-Across-America Day

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The UCR Libraries will be celebrating Read-Across-America Day on March 2 with a display of Dr. Seuss books and Theodor Seuss Geisel Award-winning titles in the Rivera Library's Education Services ... Read article

Seminar: GMOs and Drought Tolerant Crop Varieties

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Dr. David ZilbermanDepartment of Agricultural and Resource EconomicsUniversity of California Berkeley Friday, February 21, 2014 Orbach Science Library, Room 240, 12:00-1:30 pm Abstract:  Con... Read article

How to Avoid Plagiarism

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What is Plagiarism? Plagiarism means intentionally or unintentionally using another's words or ideas without giving credit. When using ideas or exact words from another person you must cite the sourc... Read article

Panel: Student Led Courses in the UC

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Student Led Courses in the UC  What would you teach if you had the choice?  UC Berkeley's Pathbreaking  Democratic Education at CAL Program  and  UC Riverside's new R'Co... Read article

Event: Hey, Kids! Comics!! (Intriguing presentations on Comic Books)

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Hey, Kids! Comics!!  Please join us for an intriguing set of presentations on Comic Books. Wednesday, February 19th2:00 -3:00pmOrbach Science Library Conference Room (240) 75 Years of Marvel C... Read article

Tips on Finding Images

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Do you need to find images for a class project? Take a look at some of our most popular image resources and what they have to offer. ARTstor Includes over 1.5 million images primarily i... Read article

Secret techniques for Searching Article Databases

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Tip 1: Phrase searching Have you ever searched for the phrase America the Beautiful in an article database before? I know I have. It was a good thing I knew to put quote marks around words I want t... Read article

In celebration of Black History Month

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In celebration of Black History Month, we'd like to highlight some great resources: African American Newspapers Complete texts of major 19th century African American newspapers. Includes first-h... Read article

A Dramatic Reading of Tomás Rivera’s And the Earth Did Not Devour Him

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Please Join Us in theRivera Library 4th FloorSpecial Collections & University Archvies Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 12:00 to 1:30 pm A Dramatic Reading of Tomás Rivera’s And the Ea... Read article

Interlibrary Loans

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Do you need an item that we don't own or is already checked out by someone else at UCR? Get it through our Interlibrary Loan REQUEST Service. ILL is usually free and can be used for both books an... Read article

Event: Green Stranglerz - Plant Invaders of the Santa Ana

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Green Stranglerz Plant Invaders of the Santa Ana River and Their Control     Where: Orbach Science Library, Room 240, UCRiverside When:  Thursday, January 30, 4-5pm Participants:... Read article

Additional Items for Checkout

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Come "Check Us Out!" Laptops Calculators White Board Markers & Erasers Nook eReaders Headphones (also available at the Music Library) Book Carts Ethernet Cables Group Study Room Keys ... Read article

Scheduled Network Outage Tonight! (Jan. 24 @ 6:15pm to 5am Saturday)

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NOTICE:  Scheduled Network Outage Where:  All Libraries.When:  Friday, January 24, 2014 at 6:15pm (lasting until perhaps as late as 5am on January 25, 2014).What:  All network-rel... Read article

New Resource: American Indian Histories and Cultures

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American Indian Histories and Cultures presents a unique insight into Native American history. It is one of the strongest archival collections on this subject in the world and contains original docume... Read article

Using Scanner Apps on your Smartphones

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Did you know that your smartphone can perform the same functions as a typical scanner? All you need is just the right app to do the trick. Here are some that we recommend: Genius Scan+ CamScanne... Read article

Software available on Library computers

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We have over 400 public computers among the four campus libraries. All of these computers are equipped with the software such as Microsoft Office Suite, Firefox, Chrome, IE, and Windows 7. We als... Read article

Library Winter Holiday Closures

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Happy Holidays! All UCR Libraries will be closed from Saturday, December 21, 2013 through Wedesday, January 1, 2014 as part of the campus-wide Winter Holiday Closure.  All Libraries will reopen o... Read article

Planning on Studying for Finals in the Library?

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Here are things you should know: Extended library hours will start Friday, December 6th at 7:30am. The Orbach Science Library will be open 24 hours until Thursday, December 12th at midnig... Read article

What Does the Fox Say?

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There seems to be a lot of interest lately in the vocalizations of certain Canid Species. Specifically the fox.  Which likely refers the the Red Fox (vulpes vulpes). There are many potential sou... Read article

Extended Library Hours for Finals

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From Friday, December 6th, 7:30am through Thursday, December 12th, midnight The Orbach Science Library will be open: 24 hours a Day (whohoo!) The Rivera Library will be open: 7:30am-2:... Read article

Libraries Closing Early: Wed., Dec. 18, 2013

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The UCR Libraries will be closing early on Wedesday, December 18, 2013 to accommodate the Libraries' Year-End Meeting: The Orbach Science Library will close at 11:00 a.m. The Rivera, Music and Mul... Read article

We're on Facebook!

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Join the conversation. The UCR Libraries are on Facebook! Connect with us to follow our news, events, and special announcements! You can 'like' us at http://fb.com/ucrlibraries... Read article

UCR Libraries' Thanksgiving Hours

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Libraries' Thanksgiving Holiday Closures The Rivera and Orbach Libraries will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 27, 2013, in anticipation of the Thanksgiving holdiay.  All UCR Libraries will b... Read article

Reference Managers

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Did you know that reference managers can help you collect, organize, and cite your research sources? There are a variety of reference managers available today and most offer the same basic functions. ... Read article

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the LA Aqueduct!

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Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the LA Aqueduct! In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, the UCR Libraries' Water Resources Collections and A... Read article

Citation Styles

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It is nearly impossible to remember what to underline, what to italicize and where the punctuation goes, but the library is here to help you get your reference list looking A+. There are a variety of ... Read article

Music for Halloween

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The Sorcerer's Apprentice, or L'apprenti Sorcier, is the best known piece by French composer Paul Dukas, who lived from October 1, 1865 until May 17, 1935.  Inspired by the story told in Der ... Read article

Finding Articles & Databases

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Looking for articles from journals, magazines or newspapers? Use a database! 1. Under the Articles & Databases tab, on the library homepage, you can find the right database alphabetical... Read article

Joan Lippincott - The Future of Libraries Video

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The Future of LibrariesA Conversation with Joan LippincottMonday, October 28, 2013HUB 35510:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Come participate in a conversation on how to create a great 21st Century Library for th... Read article

Earthquake Drill Set for 10:17 on 10/17

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Searching in our Scotty Catalog

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These tips were so good, we couldn't limit ourselves to just one.. Tip 1: Wildcards Words may be right-hand truncated using an asterisk ('*') in place of other characters. The '*' wildcard may als... Read article

2013-2014 Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives

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WEDNESDAY, October 30, 2013 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. John Fischer "Would you choose to live forever?"  John Fischer will discuss whether human beings would or should choose to live forever.&nbs... Read article

Off-Campus Access to Library Resources

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As a student or employee of UCR you can connect to the Libraries' resources from off campus! Visit the Libraries' Connect From Off-Campus page for more details and instructions. There are currently 3... Read article

Check Out UCR Libraries' New Resource: DynaMed

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DynaMed™ is a clinical reference tool containing summaries for more than 3,200 topics of diseases, disorders, and symptoms, with information on etiology, associated conditions, history and res... Read article

Reserves, Overnight Reserves, and Textbooks

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Reserves are materials and resources that professors have identified to use for a class. They can either be print, electronic or audiovisual. Most print reserve material checks out hourly rounded... Read article

Banned Books Week, September 22-28, 2013

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UC adopts Open Access Policy

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Film: Oct. 30- La Bestia (co-sponsored with Chicano Student Programs)

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LAUC-R Diversity Committee Presents"We Are All Immigrants" : Diversity Film Series // These three films portray the many diverse and personal sto... Read article

Adjusted hours for Special Collections & Archives on July 25, 2013

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Please note that on Thursday, July 25, 2013 Special Collections & Archives will open at 10:00 a.m. and close at 4:00 p.m. instead of the normal opening and closing hours o... Read article

DynaMed Trial

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DynaMed is an evidence-based reference tool containing summaries for about 3000 topics of diseases, disorders, and symptoms, with information on etiology, associated conditions, history and research... Read article

CAB ABSTRACTS® Global Health: 1912-present

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Global Health is the only specialist bibliographic, abstracting and indexing database dedicated to public health research and practice.  Derived from over 6,000 journals, reports, books and con... Read article

JoVE is in the House

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The UCR Libraries are pleased to announce an exciting resource now fully available to our research community.  JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, is a video protocol journal that is p... Read article

Here for the summer? So are we! Come check us out.

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The UCR Library staff would like to welcome new students to UCR and welcome back returning students! We wish you all the best throughout the summer term. We're here to help, so if you have any quest... Read article

Seniors Make New UCR Landmark with Scotty Statue

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A new Scotty the Bear statue has been displayed next to the Highlander Union Building (HUB.) The Highlander Bear statue is a donation from the Senior Class Gift, which was initiated in 1999 by the A... Read article

UCR Libraries Launches Inland Empire Memories Initiative

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UCR Libraries Launches Inland Empire Memories Initiative // Back            Next The Inland Empire Memories Initiative identifies, preserves... Read article

SYNC YA Literature into Your Earphones

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2 Free Audiobook Downloads Each Week May 30 - August 15, 2013 The UCR Libraries is promoting the opportunity for readers of Young Adult Literature to listen to bestselling titles and classics this s... Read article

May 30 Lecture: Reinterpreting History in the Colorado River Delta

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Reinterpreting the History of Water, Agribusiness, Labor and Binational Relations in the Colorado River Delta before WWII Thursday, May 30th,2013 10:00am-11:00am Orbach Science Library, room 240... Read article

Exhibit: Children, Youth, and Civil Rights, 1951-1965

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UC Riverside commemorates the 50th anniversary of the "Children's Crusade" in Birmingham, Alabama Children, Youth, and Civil Rights, 1951-1965 A Student Exhibit Orbach Science Library- Lobby Leve... Read article

Web of Science: More Than Just Science

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If you are looking for articles from top journals in any discipline, give Web of Science a try. WOS includes the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, the Social Sciences Citation Index and th... Read article

Choose Privacy Week - May 1-7, 2013

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Adam Repán Petko Student Book Collection Competition

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2012-2013 Adam Repán Petko Student Book Collection CompetitionAwards CeremonyPlease Join the 2012-2013 Jury for the Announcement of the Undergraduate and Graduate Winners On May 23, 2013 Fr... Read article

Academic Search Complete Tips

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Advanced Search In Advanced Search, you will automatically start off with three search boxes (#1). You can simply type in your search terms and hit enter. Or you can choose what field to start (#2). ... Read article

Tuesday, April 16th is National Library Workers Day

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Once a year, on April 16th, a day is set aside to recognize and celebrate the unique contributions of all library workers in libraries across the United States. Sponsored by the American Library Assoc... Read article

Flora of the Santa Ana River: Plant Communities and Ecologies

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Flora of the Santa Ana River: Plant Communities and Ecologies Natives, Exotics, Invasive and Problem Species Thursday, May 2, 4-5 pm, Orbach Science Library, Room 240 Greg Ballmer will present on t... Read article

ASUCR Election 2013

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The New German National Sustainable Energy Policy Implications of a Green Germany for California and the World

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Celebrate Earth Week With Us! Friday, 4/26, 12pm-2pm, Orbach Science Library, Room 240 Rebecca Bertram, Climate Network Program Director of the Heinrich Boll Foundation, North America, will disc... Read article

More Bookable Group Study Rooms

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Now available at the Rivera Library! We have increased the number of bookable Group Study Rooms from four to fourteen on the 2nd floor of the Rivera Library. There is now a total of 28 bookable rooms ... Read article

April is National Poetry Month!

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April is National Poetry Month! This celebration of poetry was established in 1996 by The Academy of American Poets to honor the extraordinary legacy and ongoing achievement of American poets, and t... Read article

Book orders through Scotty Notice

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There is a small glitch in the system that allows users to order books through the link in the Scotty Catalog that says: "Click here to request that the Library purchase this title (UCR users only).F... Read article

Enjoy Some Leisure Reading

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Whether you're headed out for a Spring Break vacation or hanging out at home on a staycation, make sure you have something good to read. Rivera Library has a Leisure Reading collection comprised of... Read article

Come Welcome our new University Librarian

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Join us in welcoming our new University Librarian -- Steven Mandeville-Gamble Friday, March 22, 2013, 3:30pm - 5:00pm At the Atrium of the Orbach Science Library Refreshments will be served. Event... Read article

Rivera Library Room 140 Open for Student Use

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Looking for an open computer in Rivera Library? Room 140, located on the first floor near the elevators, is now open for student use through Friday, March 22.... Read article

Brain Awareness Day, March 14th

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To help the inland Southern California community understand how the brain works, the University of California, Riverside is hosting Brain Awareness Day — a part of Brain Awareness Week —... Read article

Celebrate National Craft Month at the Libraries

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  Take a break from papers & exams to Craft it up!  Do you crochet or knit? Come join other craftivists for a Craft-In. We will be crocheting granny squares that will later be d... Read article

The Ides of March

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Detail of The Death of Julius Caesar (1804-05) by Vincenzo Camuccini, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome Caesar: The ides of March are come. Soothsayer: Aye, Caesar, but no... Read article

π – the World’s Most Mysterious Number

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Pi will be again on exhibit in the Orbach Science Library from March-June of 2013. This exhibit explores Pi, the world's most mysterious number. The value of Pi is approximately 3.14. But what is PI? ... Read article

Take the UCR Campus Climate Survey today!

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Steven Mandeville-Gamble Named University Librarian

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Steven Mandeville-Gamble is UCR’s ninth University Librarian, replacing Dr. Ruth M. Jackson. Jackson, who has held the position of University Librarian since 2002, has retired. Her tenure ended ... Read article

Tips on using e-Books

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Ten things you may or may not have known about e-books and the Libraries: The Libraries have thousands of online books.  You can find them in Scotty and follow the links to get to the books. ... Read article

Happy Birthday, Scotty the Bear!

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Photo Credit: StudentLife.ucr.edu Our Library Catalog, also known as Scotty Catalog, was named after the UCR Mascot, Scotty the Bear. The UCR Libraries would like to wish Scotty the Bear an amazin... Read article

Booking Study Rooms

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Study rooms are located in both the Orbach and Rivera Libraries. To reserve a study room, click on the services menu on the top of the library home page and choose Reserve a Study Room. It is now poss... Read article

Footsteps to You - African Art Exhibit - February 22 - March 16

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Footsteps to You African Art Exhibit, Lecture, and Tour in Celebration of Black History Month Three-week-long exhibit features art and artifacts from the Black Voice Foundation for Media, History ... Read article

Closed Presidents' Day, Feb 18th

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Just a little reminder, we will be closed on Monday, February 18th, 2013 to observe Presidents' Day. We will reopen at our regular hours on Tuesday, Feb. 19th. For more details, see our hours pag... Read article

Happy Library Lovers Day!

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February 14th is commonly celebrated as Valentine's Day, but did you know that it is also Library Lovers Day? It's a great day to drop by one of our campus libraries and talk to a library employee. Te... Read article

Adam Repán Petko Student Book Collection Competition

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2012-2013 Adam Repán Petko Student Book Collection Competition Undergraduate and Graduate Prize of $500 Submission Deadline:April 15, 2013Petko Awards Ceremony May 23, 2013 Petko Competition ... Read article


Latin American Perspectives Visiting Fellows Endowment

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The University of California, Riverside Libraries Cordially Invites You to Attend A Reception Honoring the Formal Naming and Establishment of the and Recognizing its Donors and Supporters When: W... Read article

Forgotten Rivers of Southern California: Making the Los Angeles River Visible – Implications for the Santa Ana River

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"Stormy Sunset Over Santa Ana River" by Angela Stanton. Forgotten Rivers of Southern California: Making the Los Angeles River Visible – Implications for the Santa Ana River Presenter: Shelly ... Read article

The African-American Banjo: A Musical Journey from Slavery to Contemporary Times

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When: Friday, February 22,2013, 12 noon Where: Orbach Library, Room 240, University of California Riverside Building on traditions brought from Africa, slaves in America shared songs about their da... Read article

New Access for O'Reilly Books

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We have changed that way we will be accessing O'Reilly books to bring it more in line with our other e-book purchasing. As soon as the dust settles, you will be able to access O'Reilly titles through ... Read article

New Locations for Current Periodicals, Secured Collections, etc.

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New Year, New Location! The UCR Libraries have been relocating some of our collections, trying to keep materials as accessible as possible. New locations... Current Periodicals and Newspapers: ... Read article

Listen to Recordings from the Early 20th Century!

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National Jukebox, an archival recording project of the Library of Congress, offers free public access to over 10,000 streamed American recordings made between 1901 and 1925. National Jukebox contains... Read article

Public Printing Service Unavailable Dec 17 - 21st

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Public Printing Service in the Libraries (Rivera, Orbach Science, Music, and Multimedia Libraries) will be unavailable due to upgrades during intesession week -- Monday, December 17 - Friday, December... Read article

Chancellor White and Bella Visit the Libraries

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Chancellor White and his dog Bella visited the Libraries yesterday to wish students good luck on their finals. They both roamed the floors and handed out cookies to unsuspecting students. It was nic... Read article

Extended Library Hours for Finals

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UC Library Reprints--Holiday Gift Ideas

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Are you stuck for holiday gift giving ideas? Want to find a memorable and reasonably priced holiday present? Can’t think of what to give to a recent UC grad or alum? How about a book digitized f... Read article

Online Reference

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Got Questions?  Don't get up. Ask a Librarian! Ask a Librarian is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!  Click the green chat icon to the left to start a session.  (A libra... Read article

Springer Access Issues and Work-around

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Springer online content (journals, books) moved to a new platform last Monday (November 26th).  Currently, access issues with the new Springer platform are being reported from all campuses. ... Read article

Orbach Library closed Saturday, Nov. 17; Rivera Library will be OPEN

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Orbach Library closed Saturday, Nov. 5; Rivera Library will be OPEN! NOTICE OF ORBACH SCIENCE LIBRARY CLOSING, NOVEMBER 17, 2012 This is to alert you that the Orbach Science Library will be cl... Read article


2012 Open Access Week - Oct 22-28, 2012

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Prado Dam Tour with UCR Friends of the Santa Ana River (R’River)

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Join us on Thursday, October 25, 12:30-2, to take a tour of the Prado Dam with Army Corps of Engineer’s experts. Prado Dam is an earth-fill dam across the Santa Ana River at the Chino Hills ne... Read article

UCR Professor Ron Chilcote to speak At UCR California Museum of Photography

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UCR California Museum of PhotographySaturday, November 3, 2012 Panel Discussion: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Reception: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. UCR Professor Emeritus Ron Chilcote will be taking part in ... Read article


UCR Rocks the Vote! Register Now.

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Your Voice is Important -- It Needs to be Heard: Register to Vote There are many issues at stake in the upcoming election cycle which will directly affect college students here at UCR and everywher... Read article

Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives with Patricia Ortleb

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WEDNESDAY, October 17, 2012, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Patricia Ortlieb Researcher and Author Patricia Ortlieb will be discussing her years of researching the life and many contributions of Riv... Read article

Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives with Susan Straight

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Photo by: Doug McCulloh WEDNESDAY, October 3, 2012 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Between Heaven and Here by UCR Professor Susan Straight Susan Straight will be reading excerpts from her new book Between... Read article

Reading Poetry with Juan Felipe Herrera and Sesshu Foster: Oct. 17, noon, Orbach Library

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California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera and Poet Sesshu Foster Reading Poetry Wednesday, October 17, 12-1 p.m. Orbach Science Library, Room 240 California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrer... Read article

Los Angeles Review of Books

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Borrow-a-Nook pilot program!

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ILL Requests not available July 13, 5pm - July 16, 8am

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Interlibrary Loan Requests will be unavailable from Friday, July 13, 5:00 p.m. through Monday, July 16, 8:00 a.m. The University of California Libraries is migrating the service to a new system. Reque... Read article

SYNC YA Literature into your Earphones!

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Get 2 Free Audiobook Downloads Each Week The UCR Libraries is promoting the opportunity for readers of Young Adult Literature to listen to bestselling titles and classics this summer.   E... Read article

Cuba and Revolution in Latin America

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Presentation by Dr Luis Suarez Writer, Scholar, Professor at UNEAC and the University of Havana, Cuba Wed. June 6, 2012  12:30-1:30 pm Rivera Library Room 403 View the Live Broadcast at 12:3... Read article

Rivera Copy Center Now Closed

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Printing & Reprographics' Copy Center in the Rivera Library basement is now closed. For full copying and printing services users will need to go to Printing & Reprographics (P&R). ... Read article

Fidel! A film by Saul Landau

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June 8, 2012 from 3:00 p.m.—4:30 p.m.Special Collections & Archives (Rivera Library, 4th floor ) Just ten years after the Cuban Revolution, director Saul Landau was granted unprecedente... Read article

Special Collections & Archives Closure for Science Fiction event

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Attention: Special Collections & Archives will not be paging materials on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We apologiz... Read article


One-Day Symposium on Science Fiction

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One-Day Symposium on Science FictionThursday, May 17 Special Collections & Archives Reading RoomRivera Library, 4th FloorUC Riverside The University of California at Riverside (UCR) is one of t... Read article

2011-2012 Adam Repán Petko Memorial Student Book Collection Competition

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Please come and celebrate the 2011-2012 Undergraduate and Graduate winners of the Petko Student Book Collection Competition The Awards Ceremony will be held in Special Collections & Archives,... Read article


FOR QUIET exhibition, April 26 - June 15, 2012

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Announcing FOR QUIET, a series of two-week, site-specific installations located in the lobby of the Tomás Rivera Library. FOR QUIET is an ongoing exhibition that features installations relat... Read article

UCR Friends of the Santa Ana River Meeting

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UCR Friends of the Santa Ana River Meeting When: Thursday, April 26, 4-5 pm, Room 240, Orbach Science Library Featured speaker: Lance Natsuhara, Manager of the Santa Ana River Mainstem Project, Or... Read article

UCR Libraries Three Millionth Volume Celebration - April 18, 2012

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You are cordially invited to join us for the University of California, Riverside Libraries Three Millionth Volume Celebration Wednesday, April 18, 20122:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Keynote Address&n... Read article

Instruction and Workshop Services for Instructors and Students

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FOR INSTRUCTORS Bring your classes to the library for an instruction session where they will learn about: Choosing the right databases for their research Available resources in the library Ac... Read article

2011-2012 Adam Repn Petko Memorial Student Book Collection Competition

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The last workshop will be held on April 9, 2012 in Room 130 of the Rivera Library from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The submission deadline for the competition is Monday, April 16, 2012. As many past att... Read article

UCR Libraries Three Millionth Volume Celebration - April 18, 2012

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Save the Date! You are invited to join us for the University of California, Riverside Libraries Three Millionth Volume Celebration Wednesday, April 18, 2012 2:30pm - 4:00pm Lobby, Tomas Rivera Libra... Read article

Special Collections & Archives Closed on March 26-30, 2012

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****PLEASE NOTE**** Special Collections & Archives will be closed from Monday, March 26 to Friday, March 30, 2012 during the inventory of the Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy is... Read article


Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives

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WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2012, 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 4th Floor Rivera Library Welsh Mythology, Cosmopolitanism, and Book Publishing Co-Sponsored by the Mellon Workshop on Medieval Cultures Kristin N... Read article

African Student Programs 40th Anniversary: Rivera Lobby

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The UCR Libraries are hosting an exhibition during the month of February in the Tomás Rivera lobby by the UCR office of African Student Programs documenting the history of the African American ... Read article


Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives

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Please join us for the next event in the "Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives" Series. Presented by Special Collections & Archives. Thursday, February 23, 2012, 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m... Read article

SpringerLink Goes Mobile

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Springer has released a free mobile app for iPhone and iPod touch, which can be downloaded from the Apple App Store.  The app allows users to search, view results and retrieve full-text from Spri... Read article

TODAY@10AM: Emergency Notification System testing (Jan. 13)

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At 10:00am today the Campus will be testing the Emergency Notification System.  In the Rivera Library you will hear the siren but do not evacuate.  The Orbach Library will hear the siren at ... Read article

UCR Friends of the Santa Ana River Meeting - Thursday, January 12

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Patricia Lock-Dawson on “Stewardship of the Santa Ana: Ways to Involve and Engage our Communities” Thursday, January 12, 4-5:30pm, room 240, Orbach Science Library UCR Friends of the San... Read article

Melvyl Catalog Adds New Journal Articles

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In a pilot project during Spring 2012, Melvyl, the UC libraries' catalog, has been enriched with several million new journal articles and other documents from a wide range of databases, particularly i... Read article

Underground printing in communist Poland, Dec. 13, 3:30pm, Rivera Library

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Our Gestetner keeps on turning--underground printing in communist Poland, 1976–1989 During the two final decades of communism in Eastern Europe, publishing underground reached a monumental scal... Read article


Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives

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Tuesday, November 15, 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 4th Floor Rivera Library Special Collections & Archives Christopher Coenen of the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Germany, will speak on Human Enh... Read article

Orbach Library closed Saturday, Nov. 5; Rivera Library will be OPEN!

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NOTICE OF ORBACH SCIENCE LIBRARY CLOSING, NOVEMBER 5, 2011 This is to alert you that the Orbach Science Library will be closed on Saturday, November 5, 2011 to accommodate our 7th annual Tuskege... Read article

UCR Friends of the Santa Ana River Meeting - Tuesday, Nov. 15

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Endangered Fish SpeciesTuesday, Nov. 15, 4-5pm.Orbach Library Room 240 Featured speakers will be US National Marine Fisheries Service biologist Mark Capelli on the new restoration plan for the endang... Read article

The Libraries are on R'Space and R'Web

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The Libraries are on R'Space and R'Web The libraries are now on R'Web and R'Space!  You will see us listed in the Success Tools box for the R'Web and in Authorized applications in the R'Space. Y... Read article

Open Access Week 10/24-10/28

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2011-2012 Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives - Dr. Tim Labor - Weds., October 19, 2011

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2011-2012 Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives WEDNESDAY, October 19, 2011, 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. “Rolling Solo - Story and simulation in Flying Buffalo's ‘City of Terrors&rs... Read article

Celebrate Constitution Day!

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On September 17, 1787, the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia held their final meeting with only one item on their agenda: the signing of the Constitution of the United St... Read article

Library Hours for FY2012 academic year

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2011-2012 Library Hours The hours for 2011-2012 academic year have changed from the previous year. Please see the library website for daily hours. Rivera Library Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-10... Read article

Special Collections & Archives Closures

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Special Collections & Archives Closures Special Collections & Archives Department will be closed on the following dates for stack maintenance Monday, August 8 and Tuesday August 9, 2011 M... Read article

New Library Collection: Water Resources Collections and Archives

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Change Title Here ... Read article

Petko Student Book Collection Competition Ceremony is May 24, 2011

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Petko Student Book Collection Competition Ceremony is May 24, 2011 Please join us for a celebration of this year's Petko Student Book Collection Competition. 4th floor of the Rivera Library, Specia... Read article

bX Recommender Trial going on now through mid-June 2011

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bX Recommender Trial: Now through mid-June 2011 What is bX Recommender? bX is a tool used in UC-eLinks that leads you to other, relevant articles on the information for which you’re searching.... Read article

Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives - Frank L. Vigoda, May 18, 2011 - 3:15pm - 4:30pm

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"Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives" proudly presents Frank L. Vigoda in A Performance In Translation! with guest appearances of Ann Frenkel and Gwido Zlatkes featuring Lady Munina, A... Read article

Juan Felipe Herrera Poetry Reading, May 18, 2011

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Wednesday, May 18, 2011 12 - 1 pm Orbach Science Library, Room 240 Join Juan Felipe Herrera, poet, artist, dramatist and activist, who will be reading from his poetry. The recipient of num... Read article

Our Chancellor Goes Undercover

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The mission was impossible. Take the head of a public research university and hide him in plain sight for a week. But the University of California, Riverside accomplished it at the request of the ... Read article


Earth Week at UCR, April 18-22, 2011

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April 14: Noontime Music in the Library

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Join us for Noontime Music in the Orbach Library! Come listen to Ann Frenkel and Caitlin St. John perform Johann Ludwig Krebs Concerto in A Minor for two harpsichords. Feel free to bring your... Read article

QUIET TIME exhibition, March 28 - June 5, 2011

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Announcing Quiet Time, an exhibition in five parts organized by Zachary Leener. Located in a lobby vitrine on the first floor of UC Riversides Toms Rivera Library, Quiet Time is a series of ... Read article


"Sri Lanka - the pearl of the Indian Ocean," March 17 talk in Orbach Library

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  Please join Geetha Yapa on Thursday, March 17, 2-3:30 pm in Orbach Science Library, Room 147 for her talk "Sri Lanka - the pearl ... Read article

James Cameron's Avatar Botanical adviser, Jodie Holt, discuss her work on the making of the movie - April 6

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Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives  Jodie Holt will be discussing her consulting work on the making of the movie, Avatar. Jodie S. Holt is Professor of Plant Phy... Read article

Inauguration for the W. H. McLeod Collection of Sikh Studies

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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE Research Seminar On Re-Imagining South Asian Religions: A Conversation on Old World Cultures through the 21st Century ... Read article

Exhibit on Food and Sustainability

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"Flux, Clot & Froth"... (Poetry reading, Feb. 16)

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... is the title of the newest, recently published book of poetry by UCR librarian John Bloomberg-Rissman. "On 23 Nov 08 John Bloomberg-Rissman finished transforming his crazy stacks of lat... Read article

Contemporary Artists' Books: Feb 15, 3-5

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Join Vamp & Tramp Booksellers, Vicky and Bill Stewart on Tuesday, February 15 anytime from 3 to 5 PM in room 148 on the 1st floor of Orbach Science Library... Read article

IE LEADS grant program (library school scholarships)

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Is California an Island? - presentation by Manuel Urrizola, UCR Librarian

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Thursday, January 13, 2011, from 2:00-3:30 pm in Orbach Science Library 240 Librarians Association of UC Riverside Program Committee presents, Is California an Island?   with Manu... Read article

Tips on Finding Textbooks

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Music and Multimedia Libraries are closed TODAY (12/22/2010)

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We regret to say that Music and Multimedia Libraries are closed Today (12/22/2010) due to power failure in the Fine Arts and CHASS Interdisciplinary buildings. We are sorry about the inconvenie... Read article

Got a reference question? Text your librarian!

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The UCR Libraries now offer assistance by text messages.  By using Text a Librarian, you can get quick answers to all library related questions, such as hours, call numbers How do I t... Read article

Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives - Susan Straight and Andrew Winer

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Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives November 30, 2010 from 3:00p.m. to 4:30p.m. Susan Straight and Andrew Winer will be discussing their newly-released novels, Take One ... Read article

Nov. 2: Native American Healing

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69-Reading of Polish Poetry, Nov. 2, 2010

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The UCR Department of Creative Writing in collaboration with Special Collections & Archives warmly invites you to  a  poetry reading by a Polish poet Miłosz Biedrzy... Read article

Open Access Week

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 Open-access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What makes it possible is the internet and the consent of the author or... Read article

Oct. 20: Afternoon in Special Collection & Archives

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Afternoon in Special Collections & Archives: Science Fiction: The Predictor of the Future or A Reflector of the Present? Take Part in a Lecture wit... Read article

UC Academic e-Book Survey

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Participate in our survey for the chance to win one of five $50.00 gift certificates to the UC campus bookstore of your choice!   University of California Libraries Academic e-Book ... Read article

New Mobile Website!

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Now you can take your library with you right on your phone! We're excited to announce our new UCR Libraries mobile website. It's ready for you to explore! Search our catalog and electronic ... Read article

Student SF Short Story Contest

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Rivera Library closes at 3:30pm Friday, Sept. 24, 2010

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Rivera Library will close at 3:30pm on Friday, September 24 At the request of the Vice Chancellor Jim Sandoval, the Rivera Library will be closing early (at 3:30pm) on Friday, September 24 d... Read article

Libraries close early: Sept. 13, 2010

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All UCR Libraries will be closed early on Monday, September 13, 2010 to accommodate our annual Library Planning Retreat in preparation for the opening of the fall quarter. The Rivera Libr... Read article

Hurricane Katrina: What Went Wrong - Brown Bag Seminar Event on Thursday, August 26 at 12pm-1pm

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Hurricane Katrina, August 29, 2005, was one of the worst disasters to hit the United States, resulting in 1836 deaths and $81.2 billion in damages.  Some scientists in Louisiana call the ... Read article

Rivera and Orbach Libraries close at 2pm, Sunday, Aug. 15; library website/catalog unavailable 2pm-8:00pm

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  On Sunday, August 15, 2010 the Rivera and Orbach Science Libraries will close at 2pm due to an emergency electrical shutdown.  There will be no air conditioning or electricity i... Read article

My ILL Requests unavailable Friday July 30, 11:30 pm -- Sunday August 1, 12:00, for system upgrade

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My ILL Requests will be unavailable Friday July 30, 11:30 pm -- Sunday August 1, 12:00 noon for a system upgrade. Users will be able to utilize the Request service as usual during this time. Requ... Read article


Music Library Temporarily Closed Due to Flooding

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The Music Library is TEMPORARILY CLOSED due to flooding from a chilled water line break on campus. The Music Library will remain closed until the water damage has been assessed and repaired, and the... Read article

Possible UC Boycott of Nature Journals

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UC faculty members and researchers are considering a possible boycott of the Nature Publishing Group (NPG) journals. UC Libraries will face an unprecedented 400% increase in the cost to license access... Read article

Symposium: Animal studies and SF, May 27

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Protests in Iran: Dissidents Use of New Information Technologies

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The Librarians Association of the University of California-Riverside Program Committee invites the UCR Community to an upcoming public program on current events in Iran, entitled:  "Pro... Read article

National Library Week: Women Authors' Lectures April 13 & 15 at 4pm

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National Library Week '10 --- Women Authors' Lecture Series   You are cordially invited to a Women Authors' Lecture Series in honor of National Library Week (April 11-17, 2010) sponso... Read article

Clandestine Publications in Poland, 1970s and 1980s: Rivera Library Exhibit

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  A new exhibit will open on Thursday, April 1 in the Rivera Library lobby and in Special Collections & Archives: Clandestine Publicati... Read article


Scantrons and Blue Books for sale

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Good News! You can now buy Scantrons and Blue Books at the circulation desks in Rivera and Orbach Science Libraries!  ... Read article

2011 Adam Repn Petko Memorial Student Book Collection Competition

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The UCR Libraries present the 2011 Adam Repn Petko Memorial Undergraduate & Graduate Prizes $500 The UCR Libraries Student Book Collection Competition was i... Read article

2010 Tomas Rivera Conference: April 23

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February 9: Printing demonstration in Special Collections

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 A presentation of letterpress printing by Timothy Geiger, an event of UC Riverside's annual Writers Week, will be held on Tuesday, February 9 at 3:00 PM in the printing shop o... Read article

Scotty Unavailable Tuesday Morning (26th)

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Due to routine maintenance, The UCR Libraries Catalog (SCOTTY) will be unavailable: Tuesday, January 26th from 8am-10am We apologize for the inconvenience. To find books in the UCR Libraries, pl... Read article


Libraries Winter Holiday Closures

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 Happy Holidays! All UCR Libraries will be closed from Saturday, December 19, 2009  through Sunday, January 3, 2010 as part of the campus-wide Winte... Read article

New Exhibits in Rivera Library

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            The Siver Age of Comics  Two display cases in the Leisu... Read article

Sadakichi Hartmann Dances!

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Scotty Unavailable Friday Evening

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Due to routine maintenance, The UCR Libraries Catalog (SCOTTY) will be unavailable: Friday, November 6, 2009 from 5pm-7pm We apologize for the inconvenience.  To find books in the UCR ... Read article

Special Collections & Archives is now on Facebook and Twitter!

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If you are interested in learning more about Special Collections & Archives including our unique materials, current exhibits, and upcoming events...then visit our Facebook page and follow us on Tw... Read article


Open Access week 10/19-10/23 Forum with Elise Proulx (CDL eScholarship) for Faculty and Grad Students on Friday, October 23rd, 11:15 12:30, Science Library 240.

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Open Access week 10/19-10/23 Open-access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions OA is compatible with copyright, peer review, r... Read article

Diversity Posters @ the Science Library

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MAKING EXCELLENCE INCLUSIVE A UCR Diversity Certificate Program Poster Project on display at the UCR Science Library September 21-December 14, 2009 Posters from the members of the fir... Read article


Link+ Service no longer available

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As of September 11th 2009, the UCR Libraries will no longer participate in the Link+ consortium. We have made this difficult decision as a cost savings in view of the current fiscal crisis. Please ... Read article

UCR Libraries closed Sept. 10: 8am-2pm

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The UCR Libraries will be closed for a half day on Thursday, September 10, 2009, from 8:00A.M, to 2:00P.M. to accommodate our annual Library Planning Retreat. This includes the Rivera, Science, Multim... Read article

UCR Libraries Now On Twitter!

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The UCR Libraries are now offering reference services via Twitter.   Twitter is a free Web-based social networking and micro-blogging service that allows users to send and receive me... Read article

Scopus Database Trial

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UC Campuses to Evaluate Scopus The University of California community will be trialing Scopus, a large, multidisciplinary research database, through December, 2010. Scopus was developed by th... Read article

Patriotic Collection: new exhibit in Rivera lobby

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Patriotic Collection by Sherri Anderson, Library Facilities/Receiving (Part of the cycle UCR Librarians as Collectors) ... Read article

New BLOG on Leisure Reading

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Looking for a great summer read?  Browse our Leisure Reading Collection.      UCR students, staff and faculty can now find literary fiction, scien... Read article


2009 Petko Student Book Collection Awards Ceremony

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  Adam Repn Petko (1896-1995)   Please join us in celebration of the winners of the 2009 Adam Repn Petko Memorial Stu... Read article

Rivera & Science Libraries Open 24 Hours during Finals!

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Rivera & Science Libraries Open 24 Hours during Spring Quarter Finals! Thanks to a partnership between the UCR Libraries and the Associated Students of the University of California Riverside ... Read article

INFOMINE Maintenance 4:30pm-5:30pm

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INFOMINE will be down for about an hour starting at 4:30 p.m. PST for system improvements.  We apologize for the inconvenience ... Read article

Children's Literature on Display

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Childrens Literature on Display   Just in time for Childrens Book Week, May 11-17, titles from the 2009 Notable Childrens Books list from the Association for Library Service ... Read article

Science Fiction Exhibit in Special Collections

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LIBRARIANS AS COLLECTORS - a new exhibit at SPECIAL COLLECTIONS, RIVERA LIBRARY, 4th floor Julia D. Ree: TO BOLDLY GO... THE ART OF COLLECTING STAR TREK MEMORAB... Read article




H1N1 (Swine) Flu Resources

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EndNote Basics Workshop: April 29 @ 10:10am

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April 24: Toms Rivera Conference

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TOMS RIVERA 22nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2009   Read more about the conference ... Read article

Springer Books 2005- Online

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  20,000 Springer electronic books now available! The University of California Libraries have purchased nearly every Springer ebook published in En... Read article

April 2: Lecture on SF Fanzines

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Special Collections & Archives honors writer B. Traven

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To honor the writer B. Traven, who died 40 years ago on March 26, 1969, UCR Libraries Special Collections & Archives announces its new website: The B. Traven Collections. This gateway to the fi... Read article

Library Workshops

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Cookbooks In My Kitchen: Rivera Exhibit

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  The second in the cycle of exhibits "UCR Librarians As Collectors" is COOKBOOKS IN MY KITCHEN: A WORKING COLLECTION, designed by Ann Frenkel; the exhibit can be viewed in the lobby of Ri... Read article

Science Library Closed, Saturday Feb. 21, 2009

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SCIENCE  LIBRARY CLOSED, FEB. 21                           ... Read article

Watch the Inauguration in the Libraries

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Don't have time to brave the crowds at the Commons?  Come watch the 2009 historic Presidential Inauguration at the UCR Libraries.  Or relax at your desk and watch online. Location... Read article

Libraries Closed Mon. Jan. 19th

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The UCR Libraries will be closed on Monday, January 19th, 2009 for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.  ... Read article

March 1: Student SF Short Story Contest Submission Deadline!

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UCR Rivera Library Special Collections in collaboration with the North American Jules Verne Society announces The 2009 Eaton Science Fiction Conference: EXTRAORDINARY VOYAGES - JULES VERNE... Read article

Get Library Help 24/7

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  Ever find yourself writing papers during the wee hours of the morning? Starting January 20th, librarians will be available to help you during those late-night sessions 24 hours a ... Read article

Map exhibit in Rivera lobby

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  Manuel Urrizola's display:         ... Read article

Libraries Winter Holiday Closure

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All UCR Libraries will be closed from December 24, 2008 through January 1, 2009 as part of the campus-wide Winter Holiday Closure. All libraries will reopen January 2. Hours The Library Hours... Read article


Springer eBook Trial

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There are fewer than 29 reading days left to enjoy complete, unlimited and unfettered access to the entire SpringerLink electronic book library while on campus or using one of our "Connect f... Read article

PRINT A BROADSIDE: Book Arts Class at Special Collections

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PRINT A BROADSIDE: Book Arts Class at Special Collections starts January 2nd, 2009 CRWT 186A: Beginning Book Arts: (4 credits) Lectu... Read article

Scotty Unavailable Tuesday Morning

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Due to routine maintenance, The UCR Libraries Catalog (SCOTTY) will be unavailable: Tuesday, November 4, 2008 from 8am-10am We apologize for the inconvenience. To find books in the UCR Libraries... Read article

K-8 Instructional Materials Available for Public Comment

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 K-8 Reading/Language ArtsEnglish-Language Development Instructional Materials Available for Public Review in the UCR Rivera Library State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack OConnell ... Read article

Bookbinding tools donation ceremony

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Donation ceremony of tools and materials of the Master Rare Book Restorer, Max Adjarian Thursday, October 30, 2008, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Special Collections & Archives 4th F... Read article

Asian Film Festival Comes to UC Riverside

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The San Diego Asian Film Festival, currently in its 9th year, has offered the opportunity to view contemporary Asian and Asian American media productions through a series of screenings.  Now, for... Read article

Banned Books week

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Banned Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read is observed during the last week of September each year. Observed since 1982, the annual event reminds Americans not to take t... Read article

Music Library Reopens!

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The Music Library will reopen to the public on Monday, September 22, 2008 with access as usual to the music collections and services.  Public computers and printing will be available for u... Read article

The Libraries will be closed 9/11/08- See exceptions

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The UCR Libraries will be closed on Thursday, September 11, 2008, from 8:00A.M, to 5:00P.M. to accommodate our annual Library Planning Retreat. This includes Rivera, Media, Music, and Palm Desert Libr... Read article

Next Generation Melvyl Pilot Available

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Check out our Summer Workshops!

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 Register for a Summer 2008 Workshop! The UCR Libraries offer hands-on workshops on a wide range of topics every quarter. These one-hour workshops are open to UCR students, staff, and facu... Read article

Changes to UC Digital Image Services

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The California Digital Library is moving some of the UC-owned and UC-licensed collections from Insight to ARTstor, while access to other collections will be reverting to UC Web sites. With rapid... Read article

Congratulations to the 5th Annual Petko Award Prize Winners

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Student Book Collection Competition main page WINNERS 2008  STUDENT BOOK COLLECTION COMPETITION ... Read article

Print Journal Cancellation Project

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Budget and space planning for future years for the UCR Libraries is now underway to forge new and sustainable models to adequately support the UCR information environment.  Annual subscription co... Read article

Job hunting? Company research to get a competitive edge

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You landed an interview, now what? Find out how to research potential employers using library business databases.      Thursday, April... Read article


Earth Week Exhibits @ the Science Library

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Celebrate Earth Week 2008 by exploring several exhibits that promote conservation, sustainability, recycling, alternative energy sources and transportation. These exhibits will be on display in th... Read article

Celebrating National Library Week, April 13-19!

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    Join the UCR Libraries in celebrating National Library Week by stopping by the exhibit featuring Books That Changed the World in the Tmas Rivera Library lobby.  Brows... Read article

NIH Open Access Policy: Compliance TOOLKIT

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Sign up for Library Workshops - Spring 2008

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The UCR Libraries offer hands-on workshops on a wide range of topics every quarter. These one-hour workshops are open to UCR students, staff, and faculty. Registration is encouraged, but not not requi... Read article

Book Collecting Workshop - April 2, 2008

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  Book Collecting Workshop in association with the Adam Repn Petko Memorial Student Book Collection Competition Wednesday, April 2, 2008 1 - 2 p.m. Rivera Library - Ro... Read article

In Honor of Women's History Month 2008

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ProQuest Interface Resources Down Performing System Maintenance

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The following products will be unavailable during this time: ProQuest interface products, ProQuest Historical Newspapers (traditional and graphical K12 interface), American Periodicals Series Thi... Read article

Scitation/APS unavailable due to system maintenance.

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Database maintenance will be performed on Saturday, February 16, 2008 from 7:00 am until approximately 9:15 pm (PST), affecting some Scitation features and services. Full service will be restored af... Read article

Visiting Scholar Lecture: Dr. Adam Morton on Mexico - Jan 23

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Guest Lecture Dr. Adam Morton University of Nottingham (UK), First Recipient of the Latin American Perspectives Fellowship Endowment to travel to UCR Libraries Latin American Collections Ad... Read article

The 2008 Tuskegee Airmen Celebration - Feb. 9, 2008

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The University of California Riverside Libraries and the SCMEB Foundation cordially invite you to the 4th annual celebration in honor of the Tuskegee Airmen and Airwomen 2008 Theme - "Tuskegee ... Read article

Sign up for Library Workshops - Winter 2008

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The UCR Libraries offer hands-on workshops on a wide range of topics every quarter. These one-hour workshops are open to UCR students, staff, and faculty. Registration is encouraged, but not not requi... Read article

Bio 5A Tutorial and Sign-up

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Sign Up for a Bio 5A Library Exercise Session. Each session lasts approximately 1.5 hours and is worth 25 points towards your lab grade. Sessions fill up quickly, so sign up soon! ... Read article

2008 Adam Repn Petko Memorial Student Book Collection Competition

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The UCR Libraries Graduate Prize $400 Present the 2008 Adam Repn Petko Memorial Student Book... Read article

Trial: Current Protocols in Stem Cell Biology

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A trial/sneak preview of Current Protocols in Stem Cell Biology will be available through December 31, 2007 This full-text resource includes: Embryonic Stem Cells - methods for isolation o... Read article

Academic Integrity Exhibits: Avoiding Plagiarism

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Learn how to avoid academic misconduct, dishonest activities that may distort student academic records. Plagiarism, a type of academic misconduct, includes copying, piracy, using another's words or id... Read article

EndNote Basics Workshop today - 1pm - Rivera Library Rm. 140

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EndNote Basics  - Sign UP Tuesday, October 30, 1 pm  Rivera Library, Room 140 - Instructor:  Lulu Wang Learn how to import citations and create bibliographies... Read article

Bio 5A Tutorial and Sign-up

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Sign Up for a Bio 5A Library Exercise Session. Each session lasts approximately 1.5 hours and is worth 25 points towards your lab grade. Sessions fill up quickly, so sign up soon! ... Read article

Sign up for Library Workshops - Fall 2007

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The UCR Libraries offer hands-on workshops on a wide range of topics every quarter. These one-hour workshops are open to UCR students, staff, and faculty. Registration is... Read article

Welcome to the UCR Libraries

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Welcome to the UCR Libraries for the 2007 - 2008 Academic Year! The UCR Libraries are excited to bring you a host of new services and resources to support your study needs and academic success.... Read article

Connecting to UCR Libraries Resources from Off-Campus

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The campus provides two ways to access the Libraries' resources when you are away from campus: Client VPN and WebVPN. (Eligibility) Client VPN Compatible with any browser and more... Read article

The Libraries will be closed 9/6/2007

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The UCR Libraries will be closed on Thursday, September 6, 2007, from 8:00A.M, to 5:00P.M. to accommodate our annual Library Planning Retreat. This includes Rivera, Media, Music, and Palm Desert Libra... Read article

2008 Eaton Science Fiction Conference: "Chronicling Mars" - May 16-18, 2008

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A conference at the world's largest Science Fiction collection May 16-18, 2008 The Eaton Science Fiction Conference is returning to UC Riverside, the home of J. Lloyd Eaton Colle... Read article

Sign up for Summer Bridge Library Sessions

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Summer Bridge Library Sessions August 13 through August 17 Sign up for a Library session at Rivera Library, room 140 or Science Library, room 122 Plea... Read article

Sign up for Library Summer Institute 2007 Workshops

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Workshops The Libraries at UCR offer hands-on workshops on a wide range of topics every quarter. These one-hour workshops are open to UCR students, staff, and faculty. Registration ... Read article

Endowed Leisure Reading Collection to be established at the UCR Libraries

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  Leisure Reading Collection to Debut at UCR Libraries Alum Eddie Allen establishes a $50,000 endowment to support a new collection in the Toms Rivera Library. RIVERSIDE, Calif.... Read article

2007 Adam Repan Petko - Student Book Collection Competition - List of Gift Books

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Student Book Collection Competition Special thanks to the, University of California Press, for contributing these gift books. See also eScholarship Editions for other online book available f... Read article

Congratulations to the 4th Annual Petko Award Prize Winners

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2007 WINNERS STUDENT BOOK COLLECTION COMPETITION  Webcast: Get Flash to see the webcast.     ... Read article

WebVPN Announcement

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Dear Campus Community: UCR's Libraries and Computing & Communications (C&C) are pleased to announce the availability of a web enabled Virtual Private Network service known as WebVPN.  ... Read article

Meet the SF Writer-in-Residence at the UCR Libraries / April 23 to May 4, 2007 / Mon.-Thurs., 2:00 - 4:00 pm.

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Gregory Benford, the award-winning science fiction writer and acclaimed physicist, will be on campus as the first Science Fiction Writer-in-Residence at the J. Lloyd Eaton Collection of Scienc... Read article

Science Fiction Writer-in-Residence at the UCR Libraries

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Gregory Benford, the award-winning science fiction writer and acclaimed physicist, will be on campus as the first Science Fiction Writer-in-Residence at the J. Lloyd Eaton Collection of Scienc... Read article

Spring 2007 Library Workshop Series

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Workshops The Libraries at UCR offer hands-on workshops on a wide range of topics every quarter. These one-hour workshops are open to UCR students, staff, and faculty. Registration i... Read article

Western Region Tuskegee Airmen Archive 2007 Celebration

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The University of California Riverside Libraries and the SCMEB Foundation Cordially invite you to a celebration in honor of the awarding of The Congressional Gol... Read article

Library Workshop Series - Sign up now!

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  The following one hour workshops are available at the UCR libraries.  To reserve your place and help us plan, we encourage you to register on the class signup sheet.   Da... Read article

Bio 5A Tutorial and Sign-up

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Sign Up for a Bio 5A Library Exercise Session. Each session lasts approximately 1.5 hours and is worth 25 points towards your lab grade. Sessions fill up quickly, so sign up soon! ... Read article

Winter Break Hours & Services

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Library Hours and Services December 23, 2006 - January 1, 2007    The UCR Libraries wish you a safe and happy Winter Break.   ... Read article

CAB/Agricola Workshops in January

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For Faculty, Grads, Upper Level Undergrads. Of value to all interested in Entomology, Plant Sciences, Agronomy, Horticultural Sciences, and Soils, among others.   Learn how to search the w... Read article

Database Trials

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Help! We need your feedback! The University Libraries occasionally obtains trials to electronic resources and publications. We are seeking feedback on possible resources to purchase.  Please se... Read article

2007 Adam Repn Petko Memorial Student Book Collection Competition

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The UCR Libraries Graduate Prize $400 Present the 2007 Adam Repn Petko Memorial Student Book... Read article

Online Reference - Ask a UC Librarian

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Ask a UC librarian is going LIVE!   Get help from a  UC reference librarian without going to the library! The UCR Libraries have joined other University of California campuses (... Read article

Sign up for Library Workshop Series - Fall 2006

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The following one hour workshops are available at the UCR libraries.  To reserve your place and help us plan, we encourage you to register on the class signup sheet. Dates / L... Read article

Extended Hours for Music and Media Libraries

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The Music and Media Libraries will now have expanded hours starting September 28, 2006. The Music and Media Libraries will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. t... Read article

How to Access E-Reserves Workshop: Oct. 4 & 5

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How to Access E-Reserves is part of the Fall 2006 Library Workshop Series. Date:  Wednesday, October 4, 2006 Time:  11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Date:  Thursd... Read article

Libraries Closed Thursday 9/14

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The UCR Libraries will be closed on Thursday, September 14, 2006, from 8:00a.m, to 5:00p.m. to accommodate our annual Library Planning Retreat. This includes Rivera, Science, Media, Music, and Pal... Read article

Science of Synthesis Workshop

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Science of Synthesis Training Please join us for a 90 minute introductory training session to Thieme's Science of Synthesis led by Michael Poynter, an associate from Thieme's New York Office. To... Read article

Library Workshop Series - Summer Institute 2006

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Library Workshop Series - Summer Institute 2006 (July 13, 2006 - August 24, 2006) Learn about the latest library databases and services available at the UCR libraries.  The Library is ... Read article

Adam Repan Petko - Student Book Collection Competition - List of Gift Books

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Student Book Collection Competition Special thanks to Hannah Love, University of California Press, for contributing these gift books. See also eScholarship Editions for other online book av... Read article

Congratulations to the 3rd Annual Petko Award Prize Winners

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2006 WINNERS STUDENT BOOK COLLECTION COMPETITION       On Tuesday, June 6, 2006 the UCR Libraries held the 3r... Read article

Bio 30 Posters on Display in the Science Library

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As you walk into the Science Library you will notice 21 posters created by students in Biology 30, a course titled Human Reproduction and Sexual Behavior.  Out of a possible 242 posters, those ... Read article

Chris Abani, Graceland

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Chris Abani is an Associate Professor at University of California, Riverside, and a professor in the MFA Program at Antioch University in Los Angeles. A Middleton Fellow at the University... Read article

Gary Young, No Other Life - April 26, 2006

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Gary Young is a poet and artist whose books include Hands, The Dream of a Moral Life, Days, Braver Deeds (winner of the Peregrine Smith Poetry Prize) and No Other Life, which won the William Carlos Wi... Read article

UCR Libraries Launch New Scotty Catalog Design

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Dear Faculty, Students and Staff Colleagues,   UCR Libraries launch new Scotty Catalog design!   On Wednesday April 12, 2006 the UC Riverside Libraries launched a new design of the SCO... Read article

You Be the Judge Library Workshop - April 11

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  You Be the Judge is part of the Spring 2006 Library Workshop Series. Date:  Tuesday, April, 11, 2006 Time:  2 p.m. Location: Rivera Library - Room 140... Read article

NOTICE: Scotty Catalog UNAVAILABLE 6:00 - 8:00 AM, Wed., April 12th, 2006

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New Scotty Design Debuts Wed. April 12, 2006! Scotty will be down between 6am - 8am, Wed. April 12, 2006 for maintenance.... Read article

Library Workshop Series - Spring 2006

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The following one hour workshops are available at the UCR libraries. To reserve your place and help us plan, we encourage you to register on the class signup sheet. Dates and Locations: Tues... Read article

ACS journals currently unavailable ! !

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The American Chemical Society online journals are unavailable. When users try to access an article, instead of being recognized as subscribers, they are given a login prompt and are offered an oppor... Read article

Western Region Tuskegee Airmen Archive Dedication

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The University of California Riverside Libraries and the SCMEB Foundation Announce the formal dedication and ribbon cutting of The Western Region Tuskegee Airmen Archive A component of a nat... Read article

Endnote Basics Library Workshop - February 21

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EndNote Basicsis part of theWinter 2006 LibraryWorkshop Series. Date: Tuesday,February 21, 2006 Time:3 p.m. Location:Rivera Library - Room 140(... Read article

You Be the Judge Library Workshop - February 9

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You Be the Judge is part of the Winter 2006 Library Workshop Series. Date:  Thursday, February 9, 2006 Time:  10 a.m. Location: Rivera Library - Room 140&nbs... Read article

"From Serious to Sexy: Utopia from Thomas More to Denis Veiras" Feb. 7

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The 2006 Thomas More Lecture Tuesday, February 7, 2006 3:15 4:30 PM "From Serious to Sexy: Utopia from Thomas More to Denis Veiras" at Special Collections Rivera Library University of C... Read article

2006 Adam Repan Petko Student Book Collection Competition

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The UCR Libraries Graduate Prize $400 Present the 2006 Adam Repn Petko Memorial Student Book... Read article

Library Workshop Series - Winter 2006

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The following one hour workshops are available at the UCR libraries.  To reserve your place and help us plan, we encourage you to register on the class signup sheet. Dates and Locations: ... Read article

Discover Rivera Library Workshop - January 26

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Discover Rivera Libraryis part of theWinter 2006 LibraryWorkshop Series. Date: Thursday,January, 26, 2006 Time:2 p.m. Location:Rivera Library - Room 140(... Read article

Bio 5A Tutorial & Sign-up

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  Sign up here for a Bio 5A Library Exercise Session. Each session lasts approximately 1.5 hours, and is worth 25 points towards your lab grade.  Sessions fill up quickly, so si... Read article

Cross-search or cross-eyed? Using Web of Knowledge Efficiently Workshop - Dec 02

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Cross-search or cross-eyed? Using Web of Knowledge Efficiently is part of the Fall 2005 Library Workshop Series. Date:  Friday, December 2, 2005 Time:  3:00 p.m. Location: Science Library... Read article

Just Added! Discover Rivera Library Workshop - Nov 22

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Discover Rivera Libraryis part of the Fall 2005 LibraryWorkshop Series. Date: Tuesday,November 22, 2005 Time:3 p.m. Location:Rivera Library - Room 140(... Read article

Zoological Record & Biosis on Web of Knowledge Workshop - Nov 18

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New in the Life Sciences: Zoological Record & Biosis on Web of Knowledge is part of the Fall 2005 LibraryWorkshop Series. Date: Friday,November 18, 2005 Time: 3:00 p.m. Location:Science Libra... Read article

UCR Faculty Publications Exhibition Opening Celebration Tea - Nov. 9

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The UCR Libraries Special Collection Department Invites You to a Tea to Celebrate the Opening of the Third Annual UCR Faculty Publications Exhibition When: November 9, 2005 Time: 2 - 4 p.m. Wher... Read article

Your Library Online Workshop - Dec. 1

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Your Library Onlineis part of the Fall 2005 LibraryWorkshop Series. Date: Thursday,December 1, 2005 Time:2 p.m. Location:Rivera Library - Room 140(... Read article


Finding Highly Cited Journals Using Journal Citation Reports Workshop - Nov. 16

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Finding Highly Cited Journals Using Journal Citation Reports Online is part of the Fall 2005 Library Workshop Series. Date:  Wednesday, November 16, 2005 Time:  11 ... Read article

Science Databases 1-2-3 Workshop - October 28

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Science Databases 1-2-3 is part of the Fall 2005 Library Workshop Series. Date:  Friday, October 28, 2005 Time:  10:00 a.m. Location: Science Library - Room 122  (view... Read article

Library Workshop Series - Fall 2005

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The following one hour workshops are available at the UCR libraries.  To reserve your place and help us plan, we encourage you to register on the class signup sheet. Dates and Locations: ... Read article

Welcome Week Student Raffle Winners Announced!

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The winners in the first UCR Libraries Raffle for Welcome Week are listed below.  Thanks to all the participants for stopping by the Libraries table; we hope you picked up some useful informatio... Read article

Endnote Basics Workshop - November 3

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Endnote Basics is part of the Fall 2005 LibraryWorkshop Series. Date: Thursday,November 3, 2005 Time: 2 p.m. Location:Rivera Library - Room 140(... Read article

MLA International Bibliography Workshop - November 2

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MLA International Bibliographyis part of the Fall 2005 LibraryWorkshop Series. Date: Wednesday,November 2, 2005 Time: 2 p.m. Location:Rivera Library - Room 140(... Read article

What is Google Scholar? Library Workshop - October 20

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What is Google Scholar?is part of the Fall 2005 LibraryWorkshop Series. Date: Thursday,October 20, 2005 Time: 2 p.m. Location:Rivera Library - Room 140(... Read article

Discover Rivera Library Workshop - October 12

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Discover Rivera Library is part of the Fall 2005 Library Workshop Series. Date:  Wednesday, October 12, 2005 Time:  2 p.m. Location: Rivera Library - Room 140  (... Read article

H-ITT Classroom Response System Workshop - September 7

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H-ITT Classroom Response System Workshop is part of the Library Summer Institute workshops being offered this summer. Date:  Wednesday, September 7, 2005 Time:  10:00 a.m. Location: ... Read article

PubMed Workshop - September 13

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PubMed is part of the Library Summer Institute workshops being offered this summer. Date:  Tuesday, September 13, 2005 Time:  11:30 a.m. Location: Science Library - Room 122 &nb... Read article

Cited Reference Searching Workshop - September 8

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Cited Reference Searching is part of the Library Summer Institute workshops being offered this summer. Date:  Thursday, September 8, 2005 Time:  11:00 a.m. Location: Science Library ... Read article

Scotty will be Down Briefly on 8/25 at 5:00pm

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Scotty will be down for maintenance on August 25th for a short time starting at 5pm .  We do not expect that the system will have to be down for more than 20 minutes, but in the meantime, you a... Read article

The New Face of BIOSIS Workshop - September 6

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The New Face of BIOSIS is part of the Library Summer Institute workshops being offered this summer. Date:  Tuesday, September 6, 2005 Time:  11:00 a.m. Location: Science Library - Ro... Read article

Keyword Search Unavailable in Scotty Today

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Due to system upgrades, the Keyword search function will not work in Scotty on Thursday and Friday the 18th and 19th of August. During that time, the other search options (e.g. Title, Authorand Su... Read article

Author Series - Michelle Bloom, Waxworks: A Cultural Obsession - Oct 19

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October 19, 2005: Michelle Bloom, Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Literature/French & Director of UCR's Comparative Literature Program. "Her first book, Waxworks: A Cultural Obse... Read article

Map Collection Tour - August 30

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Map Collection Tour is part of the Library Summer Institute workshops being offered this summer. Date:  Tuesday, August 30, 2005 Time:  2:00 p.m. Location: Science Library - Map... Read article

Online Chemical Resources Workshop - August 30

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Online Chemical Resources is part of the Library Summer Institute workshops being offered this summer. Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2005 Time: 11:00 a.m. Location: Science Library - Room 122(view... Read article

Advanced Searching Workshop - August 16

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Advanced Searching is part of the Library Summer Institute workshops being offered this summer. Date:  Tuesday, August 16, 2005 Time:  11:00 a.m. Location: Science Library - Room 122&nbs... Read article

Using GeoRef, Water Resources Abstracts, and Earthquake Engrng Abstracts - Aug 9

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Using GeoRef, Water Resources Abstracts, and Earthquake Engineering Abstracts is part of the Library Summer Institute workshops being offered this summer. Date:  Tuesday, August 9, 2005 Time:&... Read article

EndNote Basics Workshop - August 2

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EndNote Basics is part of the Library Summer Institute workshops being offered this summer. Date:  Tuesday, August 2, 2005 Time:  11:00 a.m. Location: Science Library - Room 122 ... Read article

ABI/INFORM Global Discontinued

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The UC Business/Economics bibliographer group, after comparing and evaluating content in ProQuest's ABI/INFORM Global and EBSCO's Business Source Premier databases, recommended a transition to the EBS... Read article

Automatic Updates Workshop - July 26

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Automatic Updates is part of the Library Summer Institute workshops being offered this summer. Date:  Tuesday, July 26, 2005 Time:  11:00 a.m. Location: Science Library - Room 122 ... Read article

UC Riverside Science Fiction Trove Winning Literary War of the Worlds

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J. Lloyd Eaton Collection Premier in United States, Largest on Planet (July 15, 2005)   RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) -- The interplanetary conflict of Spielbergs current movie blockbuste... Read article

The New Face of BIOSIS - July 19

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The New Face of BIOSIS is part of the Library Summer Institute workshops being offered this summer. Date:  Tuesday, July 19, 2005 Time:  11:00 a.m. Location:  Science Library, Room 1... Read article

Library Workshop Series - Summer Institute 2005

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Library Workshop Series - Summer Institute 2005 (July 19, 2005 - September 13, 2005) Learn about the latest library databases and services available at the UCR libraries. We are offering the... Read article

iVia Receives Major Computer Science Award

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Library Program Receives Major Computer Science Award iVia, which powers INFOMINE, received a national award for its ability to evaluate information for Internet search tools. (June 19, 2005) RI... Read article

New Citation Linker forms powered by UC-eLinks

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UC-eLinks'  helps you find articles, books, book chapters, dissertation, government documents, videos, etc. and connects you directly to REQUEST materials via Interlibrary Loan (ILL) ... Read article

Lecture: Promoting and Supporting a Set of Core Values Around Diversity

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Librarians Association of the University of California - Riverside (LAUC-R), Committee on Cultural Diversity and the Office of the University Librarian presents: Promoting and Supporting a Set of Co... Read article

Adam Repan Petko - Student Book Collection Competition - List of Gift Books

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Student Book Collection Competition Special thanks to Camille Crittenden, University of California Press, for contributing these gift books. See also eScholarship Editions for other online... Read article

Petko Award Prize Winners - 2005

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Student Book Collection Competition Photo by Michael Elderman (left to right) Dr. Melissa Conway - Head, Special Colle... Read article

Congratulations to the 2nd Annual Petko Award Prize Winners

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2005 WINNERS STUDENT BOOK COLLECTION COMPETITION       On Tuesday, May 3, 2005 the UCR Libraries held the 2nd Annu... Read article

Library Haiku contest winners

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Using Scotty, the online catalog, books, and databases are the themes of the first UCR Libraries' Haiku contest.  Students in Dr. Catherine Allgor's History 001: The Hi... Read article

Psychology 12 Workshops

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Voluntary workshop providing hands on experience searching PsycINFO, Web of Science Social Science Citation Index and answers to almost any library research question. Current enrollment in PSYC_012 is... Read article

Online Chat Reference Extended

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Ask a librarian LIVE has been extended by popular demand!  Chat with a Reference Librarian during the Spring Quarter 2005 from 6-9 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. The UC... Read article

Library Workshop Series - Spring 2005

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 Library Workshop Series - Spring 2005   (March 28, 2005 - June 3, 2005) Learn about the latest library databases and services available at the UCR libraries. We are offering the ... Read article

Science Library Mural

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  Have you noticed the three panel mural installed in the Science Library?  The work, created by Eliseo Art Silva, depicts the heritage of UCR and highlights student activism and advocacy... Read article

A Man for All Seasons: Sir Thomas More and His Times in Film

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The 2005 Thomas More Lecture "A Man for All Seasons: Sir Thomas More and His Times in Film" at Special Collections Rivera Library University of California Nancy Douglas ... Read article

Black History Month Celebration

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The SCMEB Foundation and The University of California Riverside Libraries will hold a Black History Month Celebration to honor the contributions of the TUSKEGEE AIRMEN and to inaugurate the esta... Read article

2nd Annual Adam Repan Petko - Student Book Collection Competition

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The UCR Libraries Graduate Prize $400 present the second Adam Repan Petko Student Book Collec... Read article

Online Chat Reference NOW Available

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Ask a librarian is now going LIVE! Chat with a Reference Librarian during Winter Quarter 2005 from 6-9 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. The UCR Libraries have joined with the other southern... Read article

Library Workshop Series - Winter 2005

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 Library Workshop Series - Winter 2005   (January 3, 2005 - March 5, 2005) Learn about the latest library databases and services available at the UCR libraries. We are offering the ... Read article

UCR Libraries' Author Series: 2004-2005

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The UCR Libraries Author Series presentations will be held at 3:15-4:30 p.m. in the Toms Rivera Library, Special Collections and are free and open to the public.  The roster for the Series is a... Read article

Bio 5A Tutorial & Sign-up

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Biology 5A Library Exercise Sign up here for a Bio 5A Library Exercise Session. Each session lasts approximately 1.5 hours, and is worth 30 points towards your lab grade.  Sessions fill up ... Read article

Good Bye Current Contents, Hello Web of Knowledge/Web of Science.

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The Current Contents database will no longer be accessible as of January 1, 2005.  The Libraries staff recommends Web of Science as an excellent alternative, as Current Contents c... Read article

2003 JCR CD-Roms available

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The 2003 Journal Citation Reports CD-ROMs are now available on the library network.  As with the earlier editions, one must come to a library to use it. If you have any questions, plea... Read article

Bio 5A Tutorial & Signup

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Biology 5A Library Exercise Sign up here for a Bio 5A Library Exercise Session. Each session lasts approximately 1.5 hours, and is worth 30 points towards your lab grade.Sessions fill up quickly, so... Read article

ANNOUNCEMENT: Special Library Hours September 21st

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All UCR faculty, staff and students, ANNOUNCEMENT!!! This is to share with you that the Rivera, Music, and Media libraries will be closed on Tuesday, September 21 to suppor... Read article

Library Workshop Series - Fall 2004

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Library Workshop Series - Fall 2004 (September 20, 2004 - December 14, 2004) Learn about the latest library databases and services available at the UCR libraries. We are offering the following 1-... Read article

Web of Science Training

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Web of Science Intermediate/Advanced Training Don Sechler, ISI trainer, will be coming to campus on Tuesday September 14, 2004 to offer two Web of Science intermediate/advanced training sessions. D... Read article

NOTICE: Scotty Catalog UNAVAILABLE Monday, Aug. 30th 9 AM - 1 PM

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NOTICE: The Scotty Library Catalog will be down for routine maintenance on Monday, August 30th between 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Search Melvyl, the Catalog of the University of California Libraries, as an ... Read article

Orientation Impact on the Science Library

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Welcome New Students and Apologies for all the Excitement! From July 2th through July 30th, 2004 new students will be coming to UCR for Bear Facts Orientation. As part of their schedules, st... Read article

Library Summer Institute

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Library Summer Institute (July 8, 2004 - Aug. 17, 2004) Learn about the latest library databases and services available at the UCR libraries. We are offering the following 1-hour workshops this Summe... Read article

PETKO AWARD PRIZE WINNERS

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Student Book Collection Competition Petko Award Prize Winners Mark Wright -... Read article

Congratulations to the Petko Award Prize Winners

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2004 WINNERS STUDENT BOOK COLLECTION COMPETITION    GRADUATE STUDENT PRIZE Mark Wright, D... Read article

Mergent Workshop (US company data) - May 19

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Come to the Rivera Library, Room 140 at 10 am to learn about Mergent, a newly acquiredonline business resource. Mergentprovides in-depth U.S. company data covering more than 10,000 public companie... Read article

Awards Ceremony May 21st - Adam Repan Petko Student Book Collection Competition

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The UCR Libraries Announces the Awards Ceremony for the Adam Repan Petko Student Book Collection Competition ... Read article

Elsevier Print Journal Cancellation Review, 2004

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Introductory Remarks: As you are aware, the UC Libraries recently completed negotiations for a 5-year licensing agreement with Elsevier for access to 1,200 journal titles in digital format (Science... Read article

TODAY Poetry Reading - A Brief History of Punctuation by Prof. Maurya Simon

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Maurya Simon, Chair and Professor of Creative Writing, will read from her books of poetry, Ghost Orchid (Red Hen Press, 2004) andA Brief History of Punctuation (Sutton Hoo Press, 2002). Simon is... Read article

Library Workshop Series - Signup now for 2 workshops on May 19th!

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Library Workshop Series - Spring 2004 (April 21, 2004 - May 19, 2004) Learn about the latest library databases and services available at the UCR libraries. We are offering the following 1-hour work... Read article

TODAY Link between calorie restriction and longevity by Dr. Stephen Spindler

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Stephen Spindler, Professor of Biochemistry, will speak on his intriguing research on the correlation between calorie restriction and longevity. Spindler asserts that the fewer the calorie... Read article

Interested in Elsevier?

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Current Elsevier Journal Titles In response to questions by faculty and others about current titles "lost" in the 2004 Elsevier contract, John Ober at the California Digital Library has created a web... Read article

Adam Repan Petko - Student Book Collection Competition

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The UCR Libraries Graduate Prize $400 announces the inauguration of the first Adam Repan Petko Student ... Read article

Alan McHughen, Pandora�s Picnic Basket.

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Dr. Alan McHughen, Professor of Botany and Plant Sciences, will speak on his book Pandoras Picnic Basket: The Potential and Hazards of Genetically Modified Foods (Oxford University Press, 2000). Af... Read article

TODAY Pandoras Picnic Basket by Dr. Alan McHughen

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  Alan McHughen, Professor of Botany and Plant Sciences, will speak on his book Pandoras Picnic Basket: The Potential and Hazards of Genetically Modified Foods (Oxford University Press, ... Read article

Iqbal Pittalwala, Dear Paramount Pictures.

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Dr. Iqbal Pittalwala, former Campus Communications Officer for Science and Engineering at the Office of Marketing and Media Relations at UC Riverside, will read from his book of short stories Dear Pa... Read article

Cell Press Journals Now Online

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As part of the recently concluded license agreement with Elsevier, electronic access to nine journals from Cell Press has been activated. Links will appear in Scotty, MELVYL, and the CDL Directory w... Read article

Legacy of Cuban Poster Art - Fri., Dec. 5, 10-11:30am Science Library Rm240

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December 5th ~~ Lincoln Cushing, Electronic Outreach Librarian, Institute of Industrial Relations, UC Berkeley. Title: The Legacy of Cuban Poster Art: The Graphic Explosion that Rocked the World. h... Read article

Thurs, Nov 20: Training on Social Science Databases and Georef

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On Thursday, November 20th, the UCR Libraries is offering trainingfor on severalcore online research tools. These hour-long sessions will be held in theRivera Library, Room 140. At 10:00 and 3:... Read article

Sharon Salinger, Taverns and Drinking in Early America

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Dr. Sharon Salinger, a three-fold alumna of UCLA, is Chair of the Department of History at UC Riverside. Among her many awards and achievements, she is a past recipient of the Distinguished Teaching... Read article

GIS Day @ UCR - Wed., Nov. 19th

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GIS Day @ UCR Wednesday, November 19th, 2003 10 am - 2 pm Map Collection - Science Library Ground Floor Poster Session, Presentations, Door Prizes, and Workshops offered by UCR Extension! If in... Read article

Grove Dictionary of Art - currently unavailable

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The electronic version of the Grove Dictionary of Art is currently unavailable. Until the problem is resolved, the 34 volume print version of the Grove Dictionary of Art is shelved on the 1st Floor i... Read article

TODAY - Library Workshop Series - ERIC / Tuesday, October 28, 2003 - 4:00 PM

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Learn how to search ERIC, the worlds largest source of educational material. Use ERIC to find journal articles, research papers, reports, conference proceedings, and more. Learn what an ERIC document... Read article

MLA Workshop - Oct 15 at 11am

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Author Amy Tam Discover the tricks of the trade! Learn how to search effectively and efficiently for articles, book chapters, and dissertations in literature, linguistics, film, and folklore. ... Read article

Cited Reference Workshop Thur., Oct. 9th

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A Cited Reference Searching Workshop using Web of Science for Faculty, Lecturers, Researchers, and Graduate Students Web of Science is not just for scientists!  It is comprised of 3 citation da... Read article

John de Pillis, 777 Mathematical Conversation Starters

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After training as a commercial artist, John de Pillis earned a Mechanical Engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey. His interests in engineering led him to seek a ... Read article

Library Workshop Series

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Library Workshop Series - Fall 2003 (October 06, 2003 - December 01, 2003) Learn about the latest library databases and services available at the UCR libraries. We are offering the... Read article

Melvyl Profile users: Action needed

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If you currently have a Profile set up in the Melvyl catalog (to usethe Update, Saved Lists, or Search History features), you will not be able to automatically transfer this information to the new v... Read article

UCR Libraries featured in Fiat Lux

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"UC Riversides libraries are the premier information resource between Los Angeles and Phoenix. With the coming of the 21st century[we] are retooling to continue to provide information in multipl... Read article

UCR Libraries' Author Series: 2003-2004

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The UCR Libraries Author Series presentations will be held at 3:15-4:30 p.m. in the Toms Rivera Library, Special Collections and are free and open to the public.  The roster for the Series is a... Read article

Meet the Author Series: Gregory Benford

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Dr. Gregory Benford is Professor of Physics at UC Irvine and the major writer of "hard" or science-based science fiction in the world today. He is the co-author of the novel Beyond the Fall of Night (... Read article

Meet the Author Series: Modesto & Dozier

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Mrs. JoMay Lubo Modesto is a business woman who has long been active in serving her home community of Cahuilla. She currently lives on Santa Rosa Mountain in Southern Riverside County, the land where ... Read article

$800,000 in Grants for California Newspaper Project

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California Newspaper Project at UC Riverside Lands $800,000 In Grants to Complete Statewide Cataloging and Preservation Work. Tasks of Finding, Cataloging and Microfilming The States Newspapers i... Read article

Rare Edition of Sir Thomas Mores Utopia

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Work that Launched Science Fiction Donated to UC Riverside Library Anonymous Donors Give Rare Edition of Thomas Mores Utopia to Special Collections See also, UCR News Release for more The Hig... Read article

Meet the Author Series: Margie Akin

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Dr. Marjorie Akin - Assistant Research Anthropologist at the University of California, Riverside Dr. Marjorie Akin is an ethno-archaeologist of California and Western North America, with a special em... Read article

Meet the Author Series: Richard Godbeer

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Professor of History at the University of California, Riverside Born in Essex, England, Richard Godbeer received his B.A. from Oxford University in 1984 and his Ph.D. from Brandeis University in 19... Read article

Public CDL Website

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On January 15, 2003, the California Digital Library website was released to the public at http://www.californiadigitallibrary.org/. This service provides a single point of access to hundreds of digita... Read article

Meet the Author Series: Piya Chatterjee

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Piya Chatterjee is an assistant professor in Womens Studies who joined the department in 1994. She is trained as a historical anthropologist of South Asia, though her interests are eclectic and wide... Read article

Meet the Author Series: Dr. Eric Elliott

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Dr. Eric Elliott, was born in Los Angeles and raised in the Coachella Valley. In the past fifteen years, he has worked on documenting the Luiseo, Serrano, and Cahuilla languages, resulting in three m... Read article

Meet the Author Series: Dr. Deborah Wong & George Fujimoto

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Dr. Deborah Wong, Associate Professor of Music, and George Fujimoto, Jr, a native of Riverside, will speak on their work together on Mr. Fujimotos World War II-era diaries, (1942-1947). Covering th... Read article

Meet the Author Series: Peter Nabokov

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Peter Nabokov is a professor and acting chair of Culture and Performance at UCLA. He has just published two books, the first being A Forest of Time: American Indian Ways of History (2002). The secon... Read article

Meet the Author Series: John Bloomberg-Rissman

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John Bloomberg-Rissman is the Assistant Director of English Projects at the Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research. Born in Chicago, 1950, where trees grow in squares cut from sidewalks. ... Read article

Meet the Author Series: Marlene Zuk

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Marlene Zuk, Professor of Biology, received her bachelors degree from UC Santa Barbara, and her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, where she worked on the role of parasites in mate choice. Dr. ... Read article

Meet the Author Series: Susan Straight

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Susan Straight, Professor of Creative Writing at UCR and author of many acclaimed novels [Aquaboogie, I Been In Sorrows Kitchen and Licked Out All The Pots, Blacker Than a Thousand Midnights, and T... Read article

Meet the Author Series: David J. Skal

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David J. Skal is a documentary film maker and the author of Hollywood Gothic, The Monster Show, V is for Vampire, and Screams of Reason. He is also co-editor of the Norton Critical Edition of Bram ... Read article

Meet the Author Series 2002-2003

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The Meet the Author presentations will be held at 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the Toms Rivera Library, Special Collections and are free and open to the public.  The roster for the Series is as follows... Read article


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