Archive for February, 2012

The Labor Archives and Research Center 26th Anniversary

The Labor Archives and Research Center will celebrate its 26th anniversary with a program focusing on the work of noted historian Allan Bérubé.  Bérubé wrote the groundbreaking book “Coming Out Under Fire: Gays in the Military During World War II” and did extensive research on gay labor history before he passed away.  Stanford professor Estelle Freedman, editor of My Desire for History: Essays on Gay, Community, and Labor History by Allan Bérubé, will discuss Bérubé’s work and present a segment of his slide show highlighting one of the most radical and gay friendly unions of the 1930s-1950s.

“No Race-Baiting, Red-Baiting or Queer-Baiting!”
Allan Bérubé’s History of the Marine Cooks and Steward Union

When:  Friday, February 24, 2012 ~ Light refreshments at 6:30 p.m., program begins at 7:00 p.m.

Where: ILWU, Local 34 hall, 4 Berry Street, San Francisco (at 2nd and King Streets on the Embarcadero next to Giant’s Stadium).  Don’t use Mapquest or Google Maps – they show the wrong location!

Free and Open to the Public

See flyer for map and directions


Add comment February 14th, 2012

Faculty Reserve Drop-off Moving to Leonard Library Feb. 13

The drop-off location for faculty members to submit materials for reserve is moving on Friday, February 10 to the Ground floor of the J. Paul Leonard Library.  If faculty members need to submit reserve materials they should take them to the Book Checkout & Pickup desk on the first floor of the Library till Wednesday, February 15.

Faculty reserve drop-off services will resume in the Library building on Thursday, February 16 as a part of Digitization Services on the Ground floor, room 80, just inside the Ground floor entrance.  The hours will be the same as in HSS:  Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and Mon.-Thurs. 5:00-7:00 p.m. by appointment.


Add comment February 8th, 2012

ProQuest Unavailable Sunday, Feb. 5

ProQuest® will be performing infrastructure maintenance on February 5, 2012.
A twelve (12) hour maintenance window will be required for this maintenance.
The window will take place from Sunday, February 5, 2012, at 1AM to 1PM.

The following products will be unavailable during these windows:
New and Legacy ProQuest platform products,
ProQuest Historical Newspapers (traditional and graphical K12 interface),
American Periodicals Series
Chadwyck-Healey products with domain names ending with
Illumina products such as Technology Research Database,
Illustrata: Natural Sciences, and Sociological Abstracts
Genealogy and local history products including African American Heritage,
Ancestry Library Edition,
HeritageQuest Online,
Historic Map Works Library Edition,
ProQuest Obituaries and Digital Sanborn Maps
K-12 products, including eLibrary and SIRS
ProQuest Digital Microfilm and online dissertation products


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