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

The library is seeking 10 CSUSB staff 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 will be a separate session for faculty; this

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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

Posted in Databases, Miscellaneous

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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Summer Stairwell Renovations

This summer, stairwells in the library building will be renovated to bring them into ADA compliance. Due to the renovations, you may find some library stairwells temporarily blocked off. More information provided by CSUSB’s Capital Planning, Design and Construction office:

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Collaborate with Mediascape!

Located: Library Multimedia Center John M. Pfau Library PL-5005 Mediascape was designed to provide a collaborative destination- one that is simple to use and ready to host your digital tools! It will only be available until May 25 for demo

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Tribute to Dr. John M. Pfau

Dear Campus Community: The passing of California State University’s first President, Dr. John M. Pfau, has saddened our community. As a tribute to his legacy, the John M. Pfau Library is making a call for folks who may have known

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