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Thomas C. Leonard New here?

Don’t fail to explore buildings that may seem all wrong for you.  “I am not an engineer . . .”   There are great places to hang out and displays about what your classmates are up to from one end of the campus to the other.  The East Asian Library has … More >

David Presti Legend of a mind: The archives of Timothy Leary

Hooray for public libraries!  Last week the New York Public Library announced its acquisition of the personal archives of Timothy Leary (1920-1996) (1).  While many students in college today do not know who he is, Timothy Leary is without a doubt one of UC Berkeley’s most famous graduates.  He received … More >

Michael Eisen The Nature kerfuffle: Boycott the business model, not the price

Last week a letter was sent to UC faculty by librarians from the 10 UC campuses describing a 400% increase in the cost of access to the 67 journals published by Nature Publishing Group (including the prestigious research  journal Nature). The letter also described plans being set in motion by … More >

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