News, Events & Exhibits

labor_hero_65 img Labor Heroes

Drawings and biographies about the US labor movement by Jos Sances and Bill Morgan.

Exhibit 05/01/2017 - 18:23
alert img Maintenance-related network, web outages March 22 and 23

The Library's web services will not be avaibale between the hours of 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, and Thursday, March 23.

News 03/20/2017 - 15:21
bird img Spring Recess Hours

Library building hours vary from Friday, March 17 through April 1. Check the hours before you plan a visit. Have a great spring break and César Chavez Day!

News 03/14/2017 - 16:10
Scopus img Help Us Evaluate Scopus as an Alternative Database to Web of Science

We are offering the campus a 90-day trial during February-April 2017 to try using Scopus for the content faculty and students are accustomed to obtaining through Web of Science.

Online Exhibit 03/01/2017 - 11:12
Clementi img Concert Event: Muzio Clementi Compositions played on Historic Clementi Instrument

Victoria Neve and Inara Morgenstern perform a program of music by Muzio Clementi on the historic Clementi fortepiano.

Event 02/27/2017 - 16:00
rosie the riveter img LABOR ARCHIVES AND RESEARCH CENTER ANNUAL PROGRAM

The Labor Archives annual program on February 24th will feature guest speaker Fred Glass, author of From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement, an organizing update from Jobs with Justice, and a musical performance by Oakland’s own Missin’ Cousins.

Event 02/15/2017 - 10:19
Oscars icon img J. Paul Leonard Library at the Oscars

Film footage from the Bay Area Television Archive is featured in 3 of the 5 films nominated for the Oscar award of Best Documentary Feature this year.

News 02/13/2017 - 13:01
Extra-Illustration icon img Extra-Illustration: From Marginalia to Scrapbooks

This exhibition highlights alternative uses for books by individuals interested in the interactive practice of extra-illustration.

 

Exhibit 01/27/2017 - 15:37
e textbooks eBook Textbooks Spring 2017

Check the list of titles to see if any textbooks required for your classes are available as free eBooks in the Library.

News 01/26/2017 - 00:00
type img PRESENTING TALLONE: ITALY’S BEST MODERN READING EXPERIENCE

The Frank V. de Bellis Collection in collaboration the Italian General Consulate in San Francisco and the Italian Cultural Institute present a mini-exhibit of Tallone fine print books typeset by hand and letterpress-printed.

Exhibit 01/09/2017 - 14:52