Acts of FaithBook of the Quarter, Mon Nov 12, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Danza Folklórica Escénica
A film screening presented by the University Library and the Department of Communication.
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Viewing & Taping Room A
Learning Commons, Technology Center, and Library
Danza Folklórica Escénica (Mexican Folkloric Dance) tells the story of the vibrant art form through the life and work of the internationally acclaimed artist and choreographer, Rafael Zamarripa. A former member of the Ballet Folkloric de Mexico, Zamarripa is an innovator who has kept the art form alive among young people, founding and inspiring dance companies in Mexico and the U.S.
Following the film, there will be a Q&A with filmmaker Olga Najera-Ramirez, professor of anthropology at University of California, Santa Cruz & editor Marc Ramos, Technology Training Specialist.
Election 2012 - SCU EventsSep 28 - Nov 6
iPads, Kindles, & Nooks
Want to borrow an iPad?
Or a Kindle Fire?
Or a Nook Tablet?
Starting September 17, 2012, you can borrow one at the University Library Circulation Desk.
The University Library is launching a pilot program to lend iPads, Kindles and Nooks to current SCU students, faculty and staff.
iPads can be checked out for 1 week; Kindles and Nooks can be checked out for 3 weeks.
iPads come loaded with apps such as Dropbox, Evernote, Showme and more!
Kindles and Nooks come with a selection of popular and classic e-books.
For more information: libguides.scu.edu/tablets
Library ClosedSat Aug 18 - Sun Aug 19
Food For Fines - Spring 2012May 21 - Jun 15
Engineering Secrets Revealed! A Centennial ExhibitExhibit, 3rd Floor Gallery, Apr 26 - Dec 15
Captive of the Labyrinth: Sarah L. Winchester Heiress to the Rifle Fortune
The University Library and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute present Captive of the Labyrinth: Sarah L. Winchester Heiress to the Rifle Fortune.
Tuesday May 15, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Saint Clare Room, 3rd Floor Learning Commons, Technology Center, and Library
Join us as Mary Jo Ignoffo, author of Captive of the Labyrinth, debunks myths and answers questions about Sarah Winchester, the woman who built the Winchester Mystery House.
This free event is open to the public.
For more information, please contact Helene Lafrance
University Library Book Sale
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join us in the Arcade outside of the Harrington Learning Commons, Sobrato Technology Center, and Orradre Library.
- $1 Paperbacks
- $2 Hardcover Books, DVDs, CDs & Videos
100% of the proceeds from the sale will be donated to Friends of African Village Libraries.
If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation, please contact Terry Hingston at 408-554-6830 or California TTY Relay at 1-800-735-2929 at least 48 hours prior to the event.
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.