You are here

Library Newsletters

The Cal Poly Humboldt University Library Newsletter is produced by the Library's Marketing and Outreach Team and published several times a year. Library Annual Reports are also available.

image of Summer 2024 Newsletter

Summer 2024

  • Curating Engaging Conversationa, Learning, and Innovation
  • Connect with Colleagues at L4Humboldt June 10-July 31, 2024
  • Introducting Jessica Schlachter
  • 11th Annual ideaFest May 3, 2024
  • Stay Connected with us through Social Media
  • Students are Talking: Meet George & Kumi
  • Warm Experience with the Writing Studio
  • Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties & the Constitution
  • Pi Day March 14, 2024
  • 10th Annual Authors Celebration
  • Celebrating Student Designs with a Board Game Design Competition
  • 3D Herbarium Launch January 25 2024
  • Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: A Library and Nursing Partnership to Promote Global Health
image of the Fall 2023 Library Newsletter

Fall 2023

  • Library Scholar Internships, a Learner's Launchpad
  • A Summer of Connection - L4Humboldt
  • New Library Website Launched this Summer
  • 10th Annual ideaFest
  • Stay Connected with Us through Social Media
  • Makerspace Cultivates Learning, Fosters Community at Cal Poly Humboldt
  • Meet our Makerspace Student Employee
  • Learning Together is Better
  • Get to Know Resource Sharing
  • Interactive GIS Data Archive: Innovation @ Cal Poly Humboldt Library
  • Super Computer Takes Shape at Library Makerspace
  • Events: Library Welcome Back Open House, Innovation Summit, Learning Center 25th Anniversary, Indigenous Peoples Week, 25th Annual Campus/Community Dialogue on Race
image of the Spring 2023 Library Newsletter

Spring 2023

  • Favorite Places to Learn
  • Digital Herbarium Takes 3D Shape at the Library
  • New Staff Join the Cal Poly Humboldt Library Team
  • Humboldt Celebrates Campus and Community Authors
  • Book Recommendations Wanted!
  • Students are Talking: Special Collections Videos
  • Voices from Behind the Desk
  • Making History Accessible in Special Collections
  • Celebrating Environmental Conservation History
  • Events: California Indian Big Time & Social Gathering, National Library Week, ideaFest
  • 2023 Digital Publishing Catalog
Library Newsletter Fall 2022

Fall 2022

  • Innovation & Makerspace @ Cal Poly Humboldt Library
  • The Press Offers Free eBook Downloads of Fiction Titles
  • Two New Librarians Join the Cal Poly Humboldt Library Team
  • The Brain Booth is Back
  • Library Welcomes Back Open House!
  • Welcome to the New Makerspace
  • SkillShops Help Students Take Control of their Academic Careers
  • Stay Connected with Us Through Social Media
  • The Brian D. Tripp Papers
  • Events: CDOR, Fred Korematsu Day, Authors Celebration
  • Voter Education at Cal Poly Humboldt
Library Newsletter Spring 2022

Spring 2022

  • Welcome Back!
  • Our First Cal Poly Humboldt Library Newsletter
  • Chronology of University Name Changes
  • Chronology of Cal Poly Humboldt Library
  • New special Collections Website
  • New Spaces & Faces
  • Our Students are Talking: Flight Simulator
  • ImPRESSive Growth
  • What's New in the Makerspace & Digital Media Lab?
  • Transformational Library Giving & Cal Poly Humboldt
  • Transforming Lives
  • Events: 8th Annual Cal Poly Humboldt Authors Celebration, ideaFest 2022
Fall 2021 Library Newsletter front page image

Fall 2021

  • Welcome Back!
  • Meet Our New Library Employees
  • Meet Your HSU Press Team
  • Meet Our Animal Co-Workers
  • New Online SkillShops
  • Take the First Steps to Adopt or Adapt OER in Your Course
  • ABC: Always Borrow Course Materials on Reserve
  • Blast from the Past
  • Stay Connected with Us Through Social Media
  • Upcoming Library Events: Indigenous People's Week, Transfer Week, CDOR
  • Save the Dates: Library Re-Opening, Fred Korematsu Day, Annual Authors Celebration, Pi Day
image of Spring 2021 Library newsletter

Spring 2021

  • Discovering Humboldt
  • Circulation on the Go
  • Add a Dash of Library to Spice up Your Teaching and Learning
  • Project-based Learning: Citing Insights
  • Course Reserves
  • Building Bridges and Connecting Communities
  • Upcoming Events: Fred Korematsu Day, Authors Celebration, and ideaFest
image of Fall 2020 Library Newsletter

Fall 2020

  • Welcome
  • Need a Laptop?
  • Continuity Guide
  • Online SkillShops
  • Textbooks & Orders
  • L4HSU: Building Bridges & Connecting Communities
  • Diversity Grant
  • A Summer of New Publications at HSU Press
  • OER Helps Students save $1.32 Million+
  • Maker-in-Residence
  • Big Read Humboldt!
  • Photographs of Humboldt County
  • Stay Connected with Us Through Social Media
  • Want to know more about the HSU Library?
cover image of Library Newsletter Spring 2020

Spring 2020

  • HSU: Heart, Service & Understanding
  • Supporting Our Students
  • Congratulations! Library Student Employees are Graduating
  • ideaFest
  • Statistics
  • Stay Connected with Us Through Social Media
  • Making PPE in the Makerspace to Give Back to Our Community
cover of Fall 2019 Library Newsletter

Special Edition Celebrating Alexander von Humboldt's 250th Birthday

2018/2019 Annual Report / Fall 2019 Newsletter

  • Celebrating Student Learning & Humboldt
  • Native Voices Traveling Exhibit
  • Welcome Leah Gazan
  • Learning by Making
  • Publish with HSU Press
  • Diversity & Equity in the Library
  • Students Build Flight Simulator
  • Rocks, Socks, & Other Fun Summer Activities
  • Grant to Support Local Community
  • Building Connections Through Course Materials on Reserve
  • Study Spaces
  • By the Numbers
cover of Library Newsletter Spring 2019

Spring/Summer 2019

  • The Marching Lumberjack: Marching Their Way Into History
  • Lumberjack Newspaper Digitization
  • Authors Celebration
  • Library Diversity & Social Justice Working Group
  • Art + Feminism Event
  • Artist Spotlight: Curtis Arnold
  • VR Station Launch a Success!
  • Bilingual Children's Book to Support the Library Brain Booth
  • ideaFest Journal & You
  • Coming Again this Summer - L4HSU!
  • Upcoming Events
image of Fall 2018 Library newsletter

Fall 2018

  • Explore, Create, & Innovate with SkillShops
  • Brain Booth - Learning Mindfulness
  • Publish Your Work in ideaFest Journal
  • Textbooks on Reserve
  • 2018 L4HSU at a Glance
  • Archive Interns Present Program to Yosemite Crowd
  • Finding Your Space at HSU Library & SpaceUse
  • HSU Sustainable Learning Saved Students Over One Million Dollars
  • Fall Events & Save the Date
image of Summer 2018 Library Newsletter

Summer 2018/Seismic Insert

  • Library Continually Improves
  • Summer Is For Learning
  • We Love The Library
  • Library End of Year Fundraiser
  • Where Did It Go?
Spring 2018 Library Newsletter

Spring 2018

  • Grand Opening of Special Collections
  • Celebrating Community
  • Meet Our Donors: Joan Berman & Glen Atkinson
  • Supporting the HSU Library
  • Dean's Statement
  • Library Impact Stories: Designing with Data
  • April Events
  • HSU Student Snapshots
  • Students are Talking: Lumberhacks
Fall 2017 Newsletter

Fall 2017

  • Meet Kimberly Stelter First Year Experience Librarian
  • OneSearch
  • Access Services: Books are Just the Beginning
  • Students are Talking
  • What can I find in the Library?
  • SkillShops
  • Upcoming Events
  • Find Your Study Space
Spring 2017 Library Newsletter

Spring 2017

  • Updates from the Academic Technology Team
  • Students are Talking! #HSULibrary
  • Textbooks on Reserve
  • HSU Authors Celebration
  • By the Numbers - Fall 2016
  • SkillShops Attendance
  • ideaFest
  • ideaFest Journal
  • News from HSU Press
  • A New Future for Humboldt's Past
  • 360 Degrees of Innovation
Library Newsletter Fall 2016

Fall 2016

  • New Publications from the HSU Press
  • Humboldt Scholars Lab for HSU Research Opens
  • Digital Media Lab Opening
  • New & Improved Math Tutoring Lab
  • Now Available for Checkout! (DML Equipment)
  • Write on the First Floor
  • Students are Talking! Parts of our Speech
  • Unpacking & Exploring White Privilege
  • Relax & Gain Focus at the Brain Booth
  • L4HSU Creates Campus Connections
  • Upcoming Events - Everyone Welcome!
Library Newsletter Summer 2016

Summer 2016

  • IdeaFest 2016
  • Spring in the Library
  • 2016-2017 HSU Book of the Year
  • Seismic Retrofit Project Update
  • Delivering HSU History to the Silicon Valley
  • L4HSU - Library Lifelong Learning Lounge
  • Student Testimonial
  • A Look Into Toyon and English 460
  • Tokyo National Museum Symposium
Library newsletter Spring 2016

Spring 2016

  • HSU Library Seismic Retrofit Project Update
  • We're Becoming So Popular!
  • Borrow Longer
  • Technology at the Checkout Desk
  • News from the Lower Library: Learning Center Showcases Alumni
  • Advice for Current Students
  • Students are Talking! Library SkillShops
  • Astronomy: A Cultural Gaze from Latin America at the HSU Library
  • Quick Glance: Find What You Need in the Library
  • Upcoming Events
  • Using the Library Archives as Inspiration
Library Newsletter Fall 2015

Fall 2015

  • Welcome
  • Play in the Library
  • Library Vision
  • Make Our Website Work for You!
  • How Our Services can Help You
  • Students are Talking
  • Who Uses Display Cases?
  • Library Interns Curate Online Exhibits
  • Art Inside the Library
  • Book of the Year
  • Upcoming Events
Library Newsletter Spring 2007

Spring 2007 (2006-07 Vol. 2)

  • HSU Learning Commons
  • Humboldt College in China
  • More Digital Content from the Humboldt Room
  • "How the Ink Feels"
  • Logon at Library Public Computers
  • Web Redesign Feedback Needed
  • Visit our New Suggestion Blog
  • New Library Databases
Library Newsletter Fall 2006

Fall 2006 (2006-07 Vol. 1)

  • LibQual Results
  • Library Booksale Scheduled for October 25
  • Expression Sessions
  • New Databases
  • Library Web Page Navigation Improved
  • Classical Music from the Library
  • Basement Flood
  • Library Budget
Library Newsletter Spring 2006

Spring 2006 (2005-06 Vol. 2)

  • Library User Satisfaction Survey
  • ebrary Update
  • HSU Library Just Got Smarter... Now Offers Help with Spelling
  • Electronic Theses in Humboldt eScholar
  • Searching the Shuster Aerial Photograph Collection
  • Journal Articles Received on Interlibrary Loan go Totally Digital
  • Other Database News
  • How Do You Like the Library's Web Site?
Library Newsletter Fall 2005

Fall 2005 (2005-06 Vol. 1)

  • Make Plans Now to Attend the Library Booksale
  • Digital Literacy Closet Update
  • Humboldt eScholar Update
  • Library Budget
  • Staffing Changes
  • Constitution Day
  • Gifts
  • HSU Library Web Page Refreshed
  • Interlibrary Loan System Enhanced
  • Database Changes
  • eBrary
  • Shuster Aerial Photograph Collection
  • President of the American Library Association Visits HSU
Library Newsletter Fall 2004

Fall 2004 (2004-05 Vol. 1)

  • "Shop Early - Shop Often" at the Library Booksale
  • Status of Library Budget 2004/2005
  • Anonymous Matching Gift
  • Fujitsu Gift
  • The Digital Literacy Closet Presents The Online Video Encyclopedia of the 20th Century
  • ONCORES Program Enhancements
  • Humboldt Room Photograph Collections
  • "Electing" to Keep Informed
  • Collection Refinement Projects
  • New Public PCs for the Library
  • New Databases
  • New Citations Linker Service
  • Northwestern California Newspapers Website
Library Newsletter Spring 2004

Spring 2004 (2003-04 Vol. 2)

  • Library Facts at a Glance
  • Library Receives $10,000 Anonymous Gift
  • Video Encyclopedia of the 20th Century Digitization Project
  • Is there an Internet Cafe in the Library's Future?
  • Breakfast Bar in the Food Friendly Area
  • Comm 280: Introductoin to Information Research Skills Now Offered as a Weekend Intensive Course
  • From Request to Delivery - Interlibrary Loan Enhancements Across the Board
  • Emergency Preparedness in the Library
  • The Library and the New Campus Master Plan
  • Library Virtual Tour
  • The Arrival of the Electronic Humboldt State University Library
  • Wireless Access to the Internet in the Library
  • Northwestern California Newspaper Project
Library Newsletter Fall 2003

Fall 2003 (2003-04 Vol. 1)

  • Library Booksale Scheduled
  • Library Celebrates 40 Years as a Depository Library
  • New Library Information Portal Launched - XtremeSearch
  • Interlibrary Loan to Start Electronic Delivery
  • Wireless Access in the HSU Library
  • Art in the Library
  • Budget Cuts to Library Materials 2003-2004
  • Fun Reading
Library Newsletter Fall 2002

Fall 2002 (2002-03 Vol. 1)

  • SFX: A New Service of the HSU Library
  • New Databases
  • New Food and Drink Policy
  • Media Resources Area Created on Second Floor
  • ONCORES Collaborates with Blackboard Staff
  • Library Receives Generous Gift of Opera Materials
  • Pharos Resource Sharing System is Now in Full Production
Library Newsletter Spring 2002

Spring 2002 (2001-02 Vol. 2)

  • User Satisfaction Survey Coming to You This Spring
  • Major Special Collections Projects Underway with Processing and Online Exhibits
  • Information Competence
  • Pharos
  • Mapping Software in the Library
  • New Databases
  • Print Research Guides and Library Handouts on Demand at Two New Stations in the Library
  • Arrivals Program is a New Feature of the Library's Catalog
Library Newsletter Fall 2001

Fall 2001 (2001-02 Vol. 1)

  • Martin Wong Painting in the Library
  • Arrivals Program is a New Feature of the Library's Catalog
  • Pharos: A New Service of the Combined CSU Libraries
  • Ericson Photograph Exhibit
  • New Databases
  • Library Joins New Cascade Pacific Library Network
  • Campus Week of Dialogue on Race
Library Newsletter Spring 2001

Spring 2001 (2000-01 Vol. 2)

  • Serials Management System Heads Up
  • User Satisfaction Focus Groups
  • CSU Electronic Book Project
  • There is a New http://library.humboldt.edu
  • New Catalog Software for Catalyst
  • The Library's Public Workstations are Getting a New Look
  • Resource Sharing Systems to Arrive in Force This Spring
  • Library Joins New Cascade Pacific Library Network
Library Newsletter Fall 2000

Fall 2000 (2000-01 Vol. 1)

  • Library Schedules Fall Booksale
  • Speech 280 Introduction to Information Research Skills
  • Periodicals List
  • New Databases
  • Uncover for Senior Seminars
  • Pharos
  • Humboldt Room Activities
  • Robert A. Paselk Scientific Instrument Museum
Library Newsletter Spring 2000

Spring 2000 (1999-00 Vol. 2)

  • Voyager Implementation Update
  • Electronic Resources
  • Spring Cleaning?
  • Uncover for Undergraduate Seminar and Thesis Students
  • Spring Refreshers: Library Workshops for Faculty
  • Periodicals Finding List
Library Newsletter Fall 1999

Fall 1999 (1999-00 Vol. 1)

  • Annual Library Booksale
  • Art Work in the Library
  • Fall Program 1999
  • High-Quality Printing to be Available in the Library
  • Voyager and the New Catalyst are Here!
  • Pharos Project Update
  • CSU Libraries Strategic Plan Update
  • Storylines America
  • New Networked Databases
  • Humboldt Room Activities
  • DLC Provides Media Assistance to Classes and Individuals
  • Video Encyclopedia of the 20th Century
Library Newsletter Spring 1999

Spring 1999 (1998-99 Vol. 2)

  • New Library Online Catalog
  • Information Competency Lab Opens
  • Information Competence in the Professions
  • Friends Program to Highlight Local Wildflower Wonderland
  • Humboldt Room Exhibits
  • One-Time Enrichment Funds
  • Library Installs New Information Stations
  • New Networked Databases
  • Library Launches Experimental Digital Literacy Service
  • Update on Library as Construction Zone
Library Newsletter Fall 1998

Fall 1998 (1998-99 Vol. 1)

  • Coming Soon - Opening of Information Competency Lab
  • Library Booksale
  • Library as Construction Zone
  • U.S. Government Documents are Now in Catalyst
  • Circulation Services Home Page Updated
  • The Study Lab Update
  • Highlights/Additions to the Library's Web Page
  • New and Enhanced Databases
Library Newsletter Fall 1997

Fall 1997 (1997-98 Vol. 1)

  • Library Book Sale
  • Library Faculty Seminar Series
  • ASK US!! Email Reference
  • IMAGO - Cataloging Service for Online Images
  • ONCORES - Online Course Reserve System Now Available
  • UnCover on the Web
Library Newsletter Spring 1997

Spring 1997 (1996-97 Vol. 2)

  • Internet a la Carte
  • Drop-In Tutorials
  • Point of Origin Cablecast
  • Spotlight on the Future - The HSU Library Electronic Reserve System
  • Reservations Now Being Taken for Third Floor Study Rooms
Library Newsletter Fall 1996

Fall 1996 (1996-97 Vol. 1)

  • The HSU Electronic Library - Further Steps Down the Road
  • Point of Origin
  • Drop-In Electronic Tutorials
  • Ray Wang: Our New Librarian for U.S. & California Documents
  • The Library Sheds New Light on Microforms
  • New Carpeting in the Library
Library Newsletter Spring 1996

Spring 1996 (1995-96 Vol. 2)

  • New Online Sources
  • Computer Student Assistants in the Library
  • Electronic Course Reserves System Under Development
  • Library Book Sale
  • Media Services Update
  • New Manager for Media Services
  • Public Services Task Force
  • Endangered Steelhead and Salmon Research Materials