CFP, 6th Annual LILi Conference

Published: March 4, 2019

Save the Date / Call for Proposals 6th Annual LILi Conference Friday, August 2, 2019, 10:00am – 2:00pm Registration & Refreshments, 9:30am – 10:00am CSU Northridge Oviatt Library 18111 Nordhoff…

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Nominate a Librarian for Recognition

Published: February 27, 2019
Librarians Association of the University of California

The 2019 LAUC-LA Librarian of the Year Award recognizes excellence in librarianship that furthers the teaching and research mission of UCLA and responds to the intellectual, informational, and cultural needs…

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UCLA Center for the Study of Women Awards & Grants

Published: February 14, 2019

Now accepting applications from UCLA Graduate Students for 2018-2019 CSW Awards and Grants GRADUATE STUDENTS ·         Travel Grants  For UCLA graduate students to support their travel expenses related to academic or professional conference presentations…

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Winter Tea Breaks

Published: January 29, 2019

Tea Breaks will resume for the Winter Quarter starting TOMORROW at noon in the IS Salon. As always, you are welcome to drop in and out of the conversation with…

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Ethical Dilemma: Should the Library Add a Book Hitler Owned to Its Collection?

Published: January 25, 2019

When the book appeared on LAC’s radar, Kent said curators struggled with the moral implications of purchasing it. Other institutions including the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum refuse to buy items owned by Nazis.Ultimately, Kent said, LAC decided to purchase the book because of the prevalence of Holocaust denial and xenophobia.”While this is certainly a creepy item, the decision to acquire it was simple,” he said. “The chance to acquire an item like this reminds us of … the role we play in ensuring the memory of the Holocaust is preserved.”

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