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Californian named U.S. Poet Laureate

The Library of Congress recently named California poet and activist Juan Felipe Herrera as the new Poet Laureate of the United States. He is the first Mexican American to receive this honor and a former Poet Laureate of the State of

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Elevator 3 out of service

A message from Facilities Services: “Due to unforeseen circumstances Elevator #3 in the Pfau Library will be Out of Service until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please contact Facilities Support Center at x75175 should you

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Library Elevator 5 out of service

A message from Facilities Services: “In order to perform maintenance on Elevator #5 in the Pfau Library, the elevator will be Out of Service starting today, Thursday, February 5, 2015 until Friday, February 13, 2015. We apologize for any inconvenience

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We need faculty feedback! Sign up for a focus group! Free pizza!

The library is seeking 10 CSUSB faculty members to participate in a focus group to let us know how we are doing and how we might improve our services and collections. There is a separate session for staff; this one

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Library Video Contest Winners!

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the Library Video Contest: First Place:  Library Love By Carlos Lemus, DJ Balane and Maelani Balane Second Place: Girl A CSUSB Short By Eli Fabro, Desirae Reynoso and Paula Rojo Third Place: CSUSB

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Vote in the Library Video Contest

Help choose the best video filmed and produced by your fellow students! Voting begins immediately, and ends Tuesday, November 25. Vote for your favorite video, and help us decide which video will be featured on the Library’s web site to

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Open Access: Metropolitan Museum Images

The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently made 400,000 images from their collections available free on the web for scholarly, non-commercial use. These are “images in that the museum believes to be in the public domain and free of other known

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DVD of “Smuggled” Available

A DVD of Smuggled: A Film by Ramon Hamilton is available for check-out. Ask at the Check-Out Desk on the 1st floor of the Pfau Library.  Thank you to all that joined us for the movie screening–the room was full!

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Construction on South Steps

A message from Facilities Services: “Starting tomorrow [Wednesday], 2/6/13, a contractor, J. Francis Company, will begin repairs to the exterior concrete steps at the South side of the Pfau Library. Please exercise caution when using these stairs during construction. Direct

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Elevator Modernization

Starting tomorrow, there will be construction work on the elevators in the original portion of the library building. This includes the two elevators that face the Research Assistance Desk on 1st floor, as well as the outside elevator that provides

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