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Fall Recess Hours


The Library building will close at 10pm, Sun., Nov. 22nd, and will be open during Fall Break from 8am - 5pm Mon., Nov. 23rd - Wed., Nov. 25. We will then be closed until Sun., Nov. 29th when the Research Commons reopens at 10am, and the Study Commons and Main Library reopen at 12 noon. more

Library MakerSpace Now Open

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Equipment includes 3D printers, a 3D scanner, electronics tinkering kits from LittleBits and Arduino, scanners for large documents and images and a large-format poster printer. more

eBook Textbooks!

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

New Books View All

  • Bill Reid and the Haida canoe
  • The interior design business handbook : a complete guide to profitability
  • 21st century sustainable homes
  • Bastard or playmate? : adapting theatre, mutating media and the contemporary performing arts
  • Michael C. McMillen : train of thought
  • Cicero in letters : epistolary relations of the late republic
  • Ritual America : secret brotherhoods and their influence on American society : a visual guide
  • Collaborative Dubliners : Joyce in dialogue
  • Twentieth century drifter : the life of Marty Robbins
  • Mozart at the gateway to his fortune : serving the Emperor, 1788-1791
  • After camp : portraits in midcentury Japanese American life and politics
  • Conversations with Kafka
  • Illness as narrative
  • The politics of international criminal justice : German perspectives from Nuremberg to the Hague
  • Englishness : twentieth century popular culture and the forming of English identity
  • Music 109 : notes on experimental music
  • Reviving legitimacy : lessons for and from China
  • Avant garde : an American odyssey from Gertrude Stein to Pierre Boulez
  • Philosophical approaches to communication
  • Inorganic chemistry in tables
  • Oxford handbook of climate change and society
  • The folded earth : [a novel]
  • The flowers of war
  • Social things : an introduction to the sociological life
  • Chaucer and the cultures of love and marriage
  • Writing wrongs : the cultural construction of human rights in India
  • American heathens : religion, race, and reconstruction in California
  • The politics of poverty reduction
  • The Black revolution on campus
  • Claes Oldenburg
  • Why have kids? : a new mom explores the truth about parenting and happiness
  • Chemistry of the environment
  • The democratization of Albania
  • Forgiving the gift : the philosophy of generosity in Shakespeare and Marlowe
  • Transforming folk : innovation and tradition in English folk-rock music
  • NW : a novel
  • Iconic : decoding images of the revolutionary Black woman
  • The Penguin handbook of the world's living religions
  • Land of promise : an economic history of the United States
  • Heft : [a novel]
  • On representation : Deleuze and Coetzee on the colonized subject
  • Ai Weiwei : art / architecture
  • Dirt : a novel
  • Hyper Real
  • Almost never
  • Unpacking my library : writers and their books
  • Martha Graham in love and war : the life in the work
  • Agendas, alternatives, and public policies
  • Modern British playwriting. voices, documents, new interpretations
  • Plague, fear, and politics in San Francisco's Chinatown
  • Steel drums and steelbands : a history
  • The violinist's thumb : and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code
  • March was made of yarn : reflections on the Japanese earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown
  • Romani routes : cultural politics and Balkan music in diaspora
  • The Steins collect : Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian avant-garde
  • The decision point : six cases in U.S. foreign policy decision making
  • To forgive design : understanding failure
  • The reeducation of Cherry Truong : a novel
  • China and the mortgaging of America : economic interdependence and domestic politics
  • Reverberations : the philosophy, aesthetics and politics of noise
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