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  • A Conversation with Ron Hansen

    Posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

    Book of the Quarter
    Tue May 6, 4-5:30 p.m.

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  • Broncos Read 2014 Unveiling Ceremony

    Posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.

    Living Room, Lower Level
    Wed Apr 23, 4-5 p.m.

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  • Mary Roach

    Posted Monday, March 31, 2014 at 4:15 p.m.

    Meet Science Writer Mary Roach
    Wednesday, April 30
    4-5:30 p.m.
    California Mission Room, Benson Memorial Center

    The University Library proudly welcomes author Mary Roach to campus. The Washington Post calls Mary Roach, "America's funniest science writer." The author of Stiff: The Curious Life of Human Cadavers and Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex will be on campus to talk about her most recent book,  Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, in a conversation with Professor Tracy Ruscetti, Biology Department, and Fred Gertler, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

    Other books by Mary Roach include Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void and Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife.  Mary Roach has also written for National Geographic, Wired, New Scientist, the New York Times Book Review, the Journal of Clinical Anatomy, and Outside, and she was the guest editor of The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011.

    Try a Daily Show taste of Mary Roach.

    This event is sponsored by the University Library, the Biology Department, and the Public Health Science Program.

  • Arts Study Break

    Posted Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 11:35 a.m.

    Take a 20 minute break from studying at the

    Arts Study Break for Improv!

    SCU's Inoperable Humor will be here to make you laugh.

    Tuesday, March 18
    5 p.m.
    Learning Commons
    Lower Level, Living Room

    Brought to you by SCU’s Fine Arts Support Team (F.A.S.T.) and the Library.

    For quiet study space during this event, please use the 2nd or 3rd floors.

  • Albert Camus' Legacy

    Posted Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

    Albert Camus' Legacy:
    A panel discussing the French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher

    Tuesday, February 25, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
    Saint Clare Room, 3rd Floor, Learning Commons, Technology Center, and Library


    Featuring Guest Panelists: 

    Dr. Hélène Laroche Davis
        Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, Notre Dame de Namur University
    Lorenzo Giachetti
        Ph.D Candidate in French, Stanford University

    Student Panelists:
     
    •    Ellen Paolini
    •    Kyra Sjarif
    •    Kelly Shi

    This presentation is held in conjunction with Albert Camus 1913-2013, a Digital Multimedia and Multilingual Exhibit, located in the Lower Level, Living Room of the Learning Commons, Technology Center, and Library.

    Co-sponsored by The Alliance Française Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, and the SCU University Library

    Please direct ADA/504 accommodation requests to Joanne Britton (408-551-1753, TTY 1-800-735-2929) at least 48 hours prior to event.

     

  • The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing To Our Brains

    Posted Friday, February 7, 2014 at 9:05 a.m.

    Book of the Quarter, Thu Feb 27
    4 - 5:30 p.m.

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  • Can Scholarly Publishing Change?

    Posted Monday, February 3, 2014 at 1:20 p.m.

    Can Scholarly Publishing Change? Should It? 
    The Creation of the Amherst College Press 

    Press Director Mark Edington discusses opportunities, challenges, and the impact on authors. 
     
    Wednesday, February 12, 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Saint Clare Room, 3rd Floor, Learning Commons, Technology Center, and Library


    Mark Edington, Amherst College Press
    Edington, a social entrepreneur with an extensive background in higher education, was recently named the founding director of the newly established Amherst College Press. 
    Amherst College Press (ACP) will publish scholarly works that are peer-reviewed, rigorously edited, published digitally, and completely free. ACP is particularly interested in the ways the social sciences, natural sciences, and humanities intersect.  

    If you would like a box lunch, please RSVP to Christa Bailey (cbailey@scu.edu, 408-554-5031) by Monday, February 10.
     
    Co-sponsored by Faculty Development and the University Library

     

  • How Are We Doing?

    Posted Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

    As we plan for the University Library’s future, it is important that we understand the perceptions and expectations of our campus community so that we may provide the services and resources that you need to be successful. The University Library is participating in the LibQUAL+ survey which measures service quality in libraries.
     
    Please complete the 5-7 minute online survey at:
    https://www.libqual.org/survey/RWSLD222NEM86X8HRA
     
    You may enter a drawing for prizes by submitting your email address at the completion of the survey. Prizes include:
    Two $100 gift certificates
    Six $50 gift certificates
     
    Please be assured that your answers are anonymous. Only aggregated data will be reported. Survey data will be stored securely on Association of Research Libraries (ARL) servers and maintained indefinitely so that the Library can compare the quality of its services and resources over time. You may withdraw from the survey at any time. If you have any difficulty in accessing or taking the survey, please contact Paul Neuhaus, University Library Assessment Officer, at pneuhaus@scu.edu or 408-554-5431.

  • Broncos Read 2014 Campaign

    Posted Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.

    Through Feb 21

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  • Arts Study Snowflake Break

    Posted Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 4:38 p.m.

    Take a 20 minute break from studying at the Arts Study Snowflake Break.

    Cut out enormous snowflakes and see your art displayed in the library PLUS prizes for best snowflake!

    Tuesday, December 10
    5 p.m.
    Learning Commons
    Lower Level, Living Room

    Brought to you by SCU’s Fine Arts Support Team (F.A.S.T.)
    Co-sponsored by de Saisset Museum and the Library

    For quiet study space during this event, please use the 2nd or 3rd floors.

  • Food for Fines - Fall 2013

    Posted Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 1:10 p.m.

    Nov 11 - Dec 13

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  • Research Assistance

    Posted Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

    New Appointment Service

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  • God's Hotel

    Posted Monday, October 21, 2013 at 8:44 a.m.

    Book of the Quarter, Tue Nov 5
    4 - 5:30 p.m.

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  • Food Justice: Justice in Your Cup & Good Food on Your Plate

    Posted Monday, October 14, 2013 at 3:25 p.m.

    Literary Cuisine, Mon Oct 28
    noon - 1:30 p.m.

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  • Open Access Publishing

    Posted Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.

    Open Access Publishing: What it Means to You
    A discussion with open access editors about the process, benefits, and concerns of open access publishing.

    An Open Access Week Event
    Monday, October 21, 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Saint Clare Room, 3rd Floor, Learning Commons, Technology Center, and Library

    Prof. Michelle Dohm, PLOS ONE
    A chemist who transitioned to educational startups in science, Dohm is Associate Editor of PLOS ONE, a flagship journal of the Public Library of Science, a leading OA publisher. PLOS ONE, whose peer-reviewed articles cover the sciences and medicine, has high impact factors and tracks article-level metrics (altmetrics).
    Prof. Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Journal of Transnational American Studies
    An award-winning author and Stanford English professor, Fisher Fishkin is founder/editor of this open-access journal. Journal of Transnational American Studies is the first peer-reviewed academic journal to focus on the multidisciplinary exchanges that flow across national borders in the Americas and beyond.

    For faculty who would like a box lunch, please RSVP by Thursday, October 17.

    Co-sponsored by Faculty Development and the University Library

    Please direct ADA/504 accommodation requests to Joanne Britton (408-551-1753, TTY 1-800-735-2929) at least 48 hours prior to event.