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This display is located on the Upper Mall (2nd flr.) lobby.
The library is currently displaying works by Dr. Stephen J. Morewitz. The exhibit in located on the lower mall adjacent to the reference desk.
Dr. Stephen J. Morewitz is a Lecturer in the Department of Nursing and Health
Sciences at California State University, East Bay, and is a Lecturer in the Sociology
Department at San Jose State University. He is also President of the consulting firm,
STEPHEN J. MOREWITZ, Ph.D., & ASSOCIATES, which was founded in 1988. He
was Professor and Research Dean at the California School of Podiatric Medicine, CA,
and has been on the faculty or staffs of Michael Reese Hospital, University of Illinois
at Chicago, College of Medicine, Department of Family Practice, and School of Public
Health, DePaul University, and Argonne National Laboratory.
Dr. Morewitz is the author of more than 100 publications, including the award-winning book, Stalking and Violence (New York: Kluwer/Plenum, 2003), the award-winning book, Domestic
Violence and Maternal and Child Health (New York: Springer, 2004), Chronic Disorders in Children and Adolescents (New York: Springer, 2011), Chronic Diseases and Health Care (New York, Springer, 2006), and Aging and Chronic Disorders (New York, Springer 2008) with Mark L. Goldstein.
To celebrate LGBTQ Pride month, the library is showcasing some of its collections by and about LGBTQ (lesbian/gay/bisexual,/transgender/queer) people. The display focuses on queer history, literature, politics and social issues. It’s located just to the left of the main library entrance by the new book shelf. There’s also a sampling of e-books licensed by the CSUEB library, available below.
Mon, June 11 – Wednesday, June 13, 2012: Library Hours: 8am-10pm; Extended Hours in Lower Mall and Learning Commons only: 10pm-12am
Please note: The Reference Desk closes at 8pm; Upper Mall and the Circulation Desk close at 10pm
To Celebrate National Library Week April 8-15, 2012, your University Library will be waiving fines under $10! This does not include fees such as billing, replacements, Media Resources and Reserves billing, ICS, Laptops, etc.
Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 88 American children as on the autism spectrum–a ten-fold increase in prevalence in 40 years. April is Autism Awareness month, and the library, in conjunction with Dr. Shubah Kashinath, Communicative Sciences & Disorders, is helping raise awareness by showcasing some of its holdings. Look for the display just the right of the main entrance, and found out more about Autism at Autism Speaks.
An expansion of our “books and articles” discovery search engine named Summon is now in place! You will notice that articles from databases other than EBSCO are included and that there are new “facets” in the right hand column. A couple new features of this search engine:
Due to the relocation of the University Data Center, the library’s Inter-library loan service, the databases and streaming videos will not be accessible from off campus starting this Thursday 5pm to this Friday. The services should be available on Saturday, March 31.
If you’ve ever spent hours spooling through microfilm reels (and even if you haven’t), you’ll be thrilled with this new acquisition! The New York Times online, part of Proquest’s Historical Newspapers, is a complete backfile of America’s paper of record spanning 1851-2008. Articles are fully searchable, and you may view an individual page clipping or the entire pdf broadsheet. This comprehensive resource offers flexible search options, allowing you to fine-tune your search to newspaper section, companies, artistic works, and images & photographs. A veritable treasure trove of primary source documents, NYT online is–like most CSUEB library digital resources–fully accessible to the university community both on and off campus.