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eBook Textbooks!

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The Library has published a list of required textbooks available for FREE online as an e-book. more

60 Years of the Leonard Library
as a Federal Depository Library


An exhibit of selected historical government documents is on display on the 4th Floor. more

Photo Exhibit:
Labor Landmarks of San Francisco

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Dual Views explores the hidden historic labor landscape of San Francisco. Library Gallery - 4th Floor, Mar. 19 – Aug. 7 more

Library’s Oldest Manuscript Digitized


The 1368 Oath, part of the Frank V. de Bellis Collection, can now be seen in the Digital Special Collections. more

Rediscover a Lost Television Classic


Blacks, Blues, Black! was thought ‘lost’ for decades but The Bay Area TV Archive has made the classic series available. more

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  • Letters on God   and, Letters to a young woman
  • Global Islamophobia : Muslims and moral panic in the West
  • Conversations with Kafka
  • The irresistible fairy tale : the cultural and social history of a genre
  • Introduction to modern dance techniques
  • Emma : an annotated edition
  • Jeff Koons : one ball total equilibrium tank
  • RF microelectronics
  • Frontier figures : American music and the mythology of the American West
  • Statistical and thermal physics : an introduction
  • Reviving legitimacy : lessons for and from China
  • On representation : Deleuze and Coetzee on the colonized subject
  • Rawlsian political analysis : rethinking the microfoundations of social science
  • A hunger artist and other stories
  • Superman : the high-flying history of America's most enduring hero
  • Senses of vibration : a history of the pleasure and pain of sound
  • Iroquois art, power, and history
  • Voices of the people in nineteenth-century France
  • Hyper Real
  • Even the rat was white : a historical view of psychology
  • Lay my burden down : suicide and the mental health crisis among African-Americans
  • Vlad
  • Disability and mothering : liminal spaces of embodied knowledge
  • Porphyra yezoensis : frontiers in physiological and molecular biological research
  • Do the math! : on growth, greed, and strategic thinking
  • Spectacle & pigsty : selected poems of Kiwao Nomura
  • Sexual intelligence : what we really want from sex--and how to get it
  • Dangerous edges of Graham Greene : journeys with saints and sinners
  • Before the chinrest : a violinist's guide to the mysteries of pre-chinrest technique and style
  • The Reichstag : Foster + Partners
  • Families : traditional and new structures
  • Groundwaters : a century of art by self-taught and outsider artists
  • The political humanism of Hannah Arendt
  • Social media and music : the digital field of cultural production
  • Social forces and states : poverty and distributional outcomes in South Korea, Chile, and Mexico
  • Plague, fear, and politics in San Francisco's Chinatown
  • A simple guide to SPSS for political science
  • The coldest night : a novel
  • The briefcase
  • A difficult woman : the challenging life and times of Lillian Hellman
  • In one person : a novel
  • Returning to revolution : Deleuze, Guattari and Zapatismo
  • Latin America, media, and revolution : communication in modern Mesoamerica
  • Illness as narrative
  • Collaborative Dubliners : Joyce in dialogue
  • Oxford American writer's thesaurus
  • An introduction to conversation analysis
  • Transnational actors in global governance : patterns, explanations, and implications
  • Obama and America's political future
  • Bastard or playmate? : adapting theatre, mutating media and the contemporary performing arts
  • Familiar Objects and their Shadows
  • Murder in the central committee
  • Dead aid : why aid is not working and how there is a better way for Africa
  • Aolawei'er Ailiyasong he Ma Yansong : gan jue ji zhen shi  = Olafur Eliasson & Ma Yansong : feelings are facts
  • America's blind spot : Chavez, oil, and US security
  • The man who disappeared (America)
  • A dance with dragons : book five of A song of ice and fire
  • Fashion futures
  • Swedish folk music in the twenty-first century : on the nature of tradition in a folkless nation
  • By blood : a novel
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