Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women WorldwideBook of the Quarter, Tue May 1, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Broncos Read 2012 Unveiling CeremonySaint Clare Room, 3rd Floor, Wed Apr 25, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Last Dinner on the Titanic: Stories of Those Who Were ThereLiterary Cuisine, Wed Apr 18, noon-1:30 p.m.
Book Sale Donations
The University Library is requesting donations of books, videos, DVDs, CDs, and audiotapes from faculty and staff for its annual Book Sale.
Donations will be accepted Monday, March 5 - Friday, April 27. All deliveries may be made to the Circulation Desk. Please indicate your name on the box/bag and that the items are for the Book Sale. Please also note how many items are included. For every 5 items donated, you will receive a coupon good for 1 free item during the Book Sale.
The Book Sale will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., in the Arcade at the entrance to the Learning Commons.
The Book Sale will be held in partnership with Friends of African Village Libraries (FAVL), who will receive 100% of the proceeds from the sale.
The Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Nutefall as the next University Librarian.
Jennifer will join the University community in August 2012.
As University Librarian Jennifer will serve as the public face of the Library, interacting closely with students, faculty, staff, and the community. She will facilitate the use of a broad array of information resources in support of teaching, learning, scholarship, and integrated education; provide leadership for the library staff; and work with other administrative leaders in supporting the University’s Strategic Plan.
Jennifer is currently the Associate University Librarian for Innovative User Services at Oregon State University. In this role she planned and supervised a reorganization that enhanced support for faculty research and student learning; provided the vision and resources for a learning commons redesign; introduced a rigorous assessment program; and facilitated the development of a teaching philosophy for the library.
Jennifer earned a master’s degree in Library Science from Syracuse University and a master’s degree in higher education administration from George Washington University.
Ron Danielson, Vice Provost for Information Services and Chief Information Officer, acknowledges Robert Boyd, Taeock Kim, Elizabeth McKeigue, and Deborah Whiteman for their exceptional service as Co-Interim University Librarians, roles which will continue until Jennifer joins us in August.
The Butterfly MosqueBook of the Quarter, Thu Mar 1, 4-5:30 p.m.
Pressing Forward: The Book Club of California at 100Exhibit, 3rd Floor Gallery, Jan - Apr
Broncos Read 2012 CampaignThrough Feb 10
Holiday ClosureThe Library will be closed Dec 23, 2011 - Jan 2, 2012
Food For Fines - Fall 2011Nov 7 - Dec 9
Science Fiction or Real Science? The Physics of Star TrekLiterary Cuisine, Wed Nov 9, noon-1:30 p.m.
Reaching OutBook of the Quarter, Wed Oct 26, 4-5:30 p.m.
Remembering 9/11 Film Series
102 Minutes That Changed America
Wed, Sep 28, 7 p.m.
Viewing Room A, 1st Floor
Produced by Nicole Rittenmeyer (1 hour and 42 minutes)
The morning of September 11, 2001 is shown through multiple video cameras in New York City, from the moment the first WTC tower is hit until after both towers collapse.
Mon, Oct 10, 7 p.m.
Viewing Room A, 1st Floor
Directed by Michael Moore (2 hours and 2 minutes)
Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after 9/11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Brothers and Others
Wed, Oct 19, 7 p.m.
Viewing Room A, 1st Floor
Directed by Nicholas Rossier (54 minutes)
"Brothers and Others" documents the impact of 9/11 on Muslims and Arabs living in America, as they struggle in the heightened climate of hate, FBI and INS investigations.
Co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Learning and the University Library
In compliance with the ADA 504, please direct your accommodation requests to Helene Lafrance at least 72 hours prior to the event (408-551-1740).
The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai LamaExhibit, 3rd Floor Gallery, Sep 12 - Dec 14
Book Sale Raises Money for FAVL
On May 4, the Library held its annual book sale, a popular event attended by hundreds of students, faculty, and staff. This year the Library donated half of the proceeds to Friends of African Village Libraries (FAVL), an organization founded by two SCU professors, Michael Kevane and Leslie Gray. The idea of donating the proceeds of the book sale to FAVL came from a group of Library staff who are committed to social justice and have been collaborating with FAVL on several projects. The University Librarian, Liz Salzer, was very supportive and agreed to the donation. The event, coordinated by library specialist Matthew Lipson, was a success and raised $1,047 for the organization. The money will be used to support FAVL summer reading camps in the village libraries of Burkina Faso.