The University of Minnesota Libraries, in partnership with the Penumbra Theatre Company, is launching Umbra Search African American History, a free and openly available online search tool that facilitates broad access to over 400,000 digitized archival materials documenting African American history from more than 1,000 libraries, archives, and cultural heritage institutions across the United States.
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The White House, in partnership with ArchiveSocial, announced on Thursday that an archive of eight years of Obama social postings have been made available online. The database contains more than 250,000 posts, photos and videos shared by more than 100 official Obama White House social media profiles including the president’s @POTUS Twitter timeline, the official White House Facebook page, and the First Lady’s Instagram feed.
The UC Hastings Law Library Reference Desk will have reduced hours today . We will be open from 1:00PM to 4:00 PM. Please contact the Circulation Desk at 415.565.4750 if you need further assistance.
The Reference Desk will close at 5 pm on Thursday, November 10th and remain closed on Friday, November 11th in honor of Veterans Day. We will reopen at 10 am on Saturday November 12.
Contact the UC Hastings Reference Librarians at: http://library.uchastings.edu/services/ask-a-librarian/index.php
The Law Library is excited to announce that you now have full access to West’s Online Study Aids. These include the Acing Series, Black Letter Outlines, Career Guides, Concise Hornbooks, the Exam Pro Series, Flash Cards, Gilbert Law Summaries, High Court Case Summaries, Hornbooks, Law Stories, Legalines, Nutshells, the Short & Happy Guides, the Sum & Substance Series, and the Turning Point series. You can access them here: http://0-subscription.westacademic.com.hopac.uchastings.edu/ If you lose this link, you can find it in the library’s Online Databases list (http://libguides.uchastings.edu/az.php) and in the library catalog.
You can search and browse the study aids without creating an account. If you want to access them in e-book format so you can take notes and add highlights, you will need to create an account by clicking on the “Create Account” link at the top of the homepage. Please feel free to email the reference librarians at email@example.com if you have any questions.
The Reference Desk will close at 5 pm today, September 27. It will reopen tomorrow morning at 9:00 am. You can reach the reference librarians via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.