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February 22, 2017

Join us for another session of our Faculty Author Series, featuring assistant professor of English Katherine Steele Brokaw.

February 8, 2017
The UC Libraries have agreed to participate in a new Demand-Driven Acquisition pilot program for Books at JSTOR for two years, begun in January 2017. The pilot includes titles from approximately 90 publishers, primarily university presses, and includes English-only frontlist titles published in 2017 and 2018. Pilot titles span all disciplines, with 3,000 available in 2017 and another 3,000 added in 2018, for a total of 6,000 titles accessible. Free browsing allows for students and faculty to...
February 8, 2017

BYU Radio host Matt Townsend interviewed Deputy Librarian Donald Barclay about the challenges libraries are facing in the era of fake news. He addresses questions such as: how do we choose what information to consume in a world where there is essentially limitless information?, can we avoid an ‘echo chamber’ and find objective truth when different sources offer “alternative facts?". Donald then explains how libraries are trying to help people evaluate information for themselves.