Library News (last 6 months)
Library Spring Break Hours
Mid-Day Matinee - Films from the Library Vault
2014-03-07 to 2014-03-28
Longer Weekend Hours
2014-02-26 to 2014-03-31
Mid-Day Matinee - Local Film Shorts
2014-02-20 to 2014-03-07
Dr. Barbara Curiel Book Release Party
2014-02-20 to 2014-03-07
A Look Back at the HSU Library - Centennial Speaker Joan Berman
2014-02-20 to 2014-03-12
The Evolution of Information - HSU Library Exhibit Opening
2014-02-14 to 2014-03-31
Four Perspectives On Joseph Campbell
2014-02-12 to 2014-03-08
HSU Library Internship
Applicants must be currently enrolled in the SJSU SLIS graduate program in library and information science, with a demonstrated emphasis (i.e. via course work) in academic librarianship preferred. Graduate students from historically underrepresented groups, as defined by the American Libraries Association, Spectrum Program, are especially encouraged to apply.
Complete information at HSU Library Internship.
2014-01-24 to 2014-04-10
2014-01-17 to 2014-04-30
Register for a Zotero WorkshopThese hands-on workshops will introduce students, faculty and staff to the free citation management tool Zotero. Workshops are held in Library Lab 121. Pre-registration is required for the workshop that will cover importing citations, creating your own reference libraries, exporting bibliographies, and using a wide variety of citation styles.
2014-01-17 to 2014-04-20
Fred Korematsu Day 1/29
2014-01-17 to 2014-01-29
Copyright in the Classroom 1/17
2013-12-12 to 2014-01-17
From the Archives: Snow Days
In case you missed it, the library recently posted images from the university's archives onto Facebook. The photographs are from 1989 when the campus was closed because it snowed. The photographs were taken by Alumn Cheryl Conner.
For more historical images of campus, visit the Humboldt Room on the third floor of the library.
2013-12-12 to 2014-01-26
Library Break Hours
Library Prefinals/Finals Hours
Expanded Weekend Hours
2013-11-22 to 2013-12-08
Library Computer Cleaning 11/25-27
ITS will be closing labs & areas in the Library to clean computer stations & printers on the following days:
- Monday, Nov. 25 - L121 & L310
- Tuesday, Nov. 26* - L122
- Wednesday, Nov. 27 - Public area stations
Each closure should only take 2-3 hours. Please use other computers in the library during that time. Thank you for your cooperation.
*Note: Wireless access will not be available on campus on Tuesday, Nov. 26
2013-11-22 to 2013-11-27
Wireless Unavailable November 26
The demand for wireless access across campus has grown exponentially, and ITS needs to shut the wireless network down for approximately 8 hours in order to increase capacity. To minimize the number of wireless users impacted, work is scheduled for Tuesday, November 26th.
From 8:30am to 4:30pm on Tuesday, November 26th 2013, all official campus wireless networks will be offline.
Internet and network access will only be available via the wired network during this time.
Once the wireless networks have been reactivated, all devices will need to be re-registered on the campus wireless network.
2013-11-20 to 2013-11-26
For the Love of a Book November 21
2013-11-20 to 2013-11-21
Manuel Paul Lopez Reading 12/4
2013-11-15 to 2013-12-04
Library Thanksgiving Break Hours
International Education Week 11/18-11/22
2013-11-12 to 2013-11-22
Veterans Day Closure
2013-11-01 to 2013-11-11
HSU History: Did You Know?
Madonna donated stage equipment and props to HSU's Theater Arts department?
Assorted items from Madonna’s “Who’s That Girl?” world tour made its way to Humboldt State University via Paris, France in 1987. Negotiations for the gift were set in motion by HSU Alumn Dave Knopf, a professional roadie who had been a part of Madonna’s stage crew during the tour. In conversations with Madonna’s staff over what to do with unwanted equipment after the tour ended, Knopf suggested donating materials to his alma mater… and the rest is history!
Included in the donation were platforms, stairs and a portable stage, projection screens, Levelor blinds, scrims, black drapes, a treadmill, 10 remote-controlled cutouts of gangsters, and a teddy bear with a black lace garter.
2013-10-24 to 2013-11-07
Jim Dodge Reading at HSU & CR
2013-10-16 to 2013-11-15
Campus Dialogue On Race 11/1 - 11/8
2013-10-14 to 2013-11-08
Library Map Sale 10/31
2013-10-14 to 2013-10-31
Scientific Instrument Museum Talk 10/15
2013-10-07 to 2013-10-15
The Shutdown Breakdown
If you are currently conducting research using government-provided statistics, reports, articles, images, or other information, you might hit some roadblocks due to the U.S. Government shutdown. Effective Oct. 1, many of the government websites and databases we take for granted are now unavailable or available in a more limited way. This could impact your research, as well as the research of faculty and students across the country. Here’s a short list of some government-based databases and websites affected by the shutdown.
Government websites unavailable:
- Bureau of Economic Analysis
- Census.gov — Census websites are now closed, and all services associated with them. This includes American Fact Finder, Federal Statistics, and other government statistical websites.
- CDC Wonder - a comprehensive on-line public health information system of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- FCC (Federal Communications Commission)
- FTC (Federal Trade Commission)
- Library of Congress
- National Center for Education Statistics
- National Parks Service
- USDA (United States Department of Agriculture)
- United States Copyright Office
- National Institute of Mental Health
- National Institute of Standards and Technology
Government websites with limited functionality or limited updates:
- AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality)
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- CDC (Centers for Disease Control), including National Center for Health Statistics
- HUD (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development)
- National Archives
- NIH (National Institutes of Health)
- NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) is offline but you can still get to weather.gov
- USFS (United States Forest Service)
- USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Government websites with full functionality:
- THOMAS – This government website contains a fully searchable database of congressional bills and legislation. The site continues to be updated as events in Congress unfold.
- HealthCare.gov – This site features information for the new national health insurance program provided by Affordable Healthcare Act. The first day to sign up for the service was October 1st, and while there have been reports of glitches and crashes, the site appears to be functioning… for the moment.
- All websites and information necessary to protect lives and property.
2013-10-03 to 2013-10-16
Government Shutdown Impact
2013-10-02 to 2013-10-16
Banned Books Week
2013-09-18 to 2013-09-30