Intersession & Summer Session Hours

INTERSESSION HOURS

June 15 & 16, closed.

June 17 & 18, 7 am – 5 pm.

 

SUMMER SESSION HOURS

Begin June 19.

M – TH, 7 am – 10 pm.

F, SAT, SUN, closed.

Posted in Hours & Closures

Chess Club Event June 25

Dear Campus,

You are cordially invited to join the Dean of the Pfau Library, Cesar Caballero, for a Chess Club event on Tuesday, June 25, 2-3:30 p.m., in PL-5005.

Everyone is welcome to participate.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact rmadriga@csusb.edu or call (909) 537-5104.

Posted in Events

Looking for a scantron or bluebook?

It’s that time of year again! These locations normally sell scantrons and bluebooks during their regular business hours:

  • Coyote Bookstore
  • Coyote Market on the 1st floor of Jack Brown Hall
  • Coyote Market on the 1st floor of the Student Union
  • Coyote Market on the 1st floor of Social & Behavioral Sciences (next to Einstein Bagel Bakery)
  • Coyote Market on the 1st floor of the Coyote Commons

Please be aware that not all locations have evening or weekend hours! (Check market hours and bookstore hours.) Sorry, the library does not have scantrons or bluebooks for sale.

Posted in Miscellaneous

Summer Movie Nights 2019

The Pfau Library and ASI cordially invite you to join us for our annual summer movie night series.

Bring your friends and family members and enjoy two blockbuster movies while socializing and building community in a fun, outdoor setting.

Everyone is welcome.

The movies will start at approximately 8:00 p.m.

The lineup: Aquaman (July 11) and Captain Marvel (August 8).

For questions, more information, tabling or advertising opportunities, please contact libevents@csusb.edu or call (909) 537-5104.

Posted in Community Events, Movie Screenings

Featured Books for Pride Month

June’s display of Featured Books from Pfau Library celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, which galvanized LGBTQ civil rights activism.

The Featured Books shelf is on the first floor near the elevators, across from the Check-Out Desk.

Photo of the Featured Books shelf

The selection spotlights resources about LGBTQ history, Stonewall, and the struggle for civil rights. These are just a sample of Pfau Library’s many titles relating to LGBTQ topics.

Printed materials from the display, including links to ebooks, videos, and web sites, are available here: Commemorate Pride Month with Featured Books (PDF)

You can also download the List of Print Books in Pride Display (XLS).

Posted in Hours & Closures

Open Late for Finals!

Pfau Library is open until midnight, Mondays-Thursdays, through the end of Spring Quarter. Friday and weekend hours are unchanged. Happy studying!

Posted in Hours & Closures

30 Years After Tiananmen: A Campus Conversation

Dear Campus,

You are cordially invited to a panel discussion on the history, impact, and legacy of the Tiananmen Square protests and crackdown of June 1989, presented by the Pfau Library and the CSUSB History Department.

How are the events remembered and forgotten in China and around the world?  What are some of the common misconceptions about the events?  What can a discussion of the events and their legacy tell us about Sino-U.S. relations over the past thirty years and more?

Date:               June 5, 2019

Time:              Noon to 1:30 P.M.

Location:       PL-5005 (Library Multimedia Center)

Panelists:      Dr. Jeremy Murray, Department of History

                       Dr. King-To Yeung, Department of Sociology

For more information, contact Jeremy Murray at jmurray@csusb.edu.

Posted in Events, Lectures & Presentations

Chess Club Event May 21

Dear Campus,

You are cordially invited to join the Dean of the Pfau Library, Cesar Caballero, for a Chess Club event on May 21, 3-4:30 p.m., in PL-5005.

Everyone is welcome to participate.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact Robie Madrigal, Pfau Library, at rmadriga@csusb.edu or (909) 537-5104

Posted in Events

Week of 5/13 Workshops

Monday, May 13

APA Autobahn: APA Reference List Explained, 11:30 – 12:00 pm

Description: Struggling with APA style? Learn how references in your bibliography should be constructed, piece-by-piece. The focus is on the most common types of citations, looking at basic patterns and elements.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

APA Autobahn: In-Text Citations Explained, 12:00 – 12:30 pm

Description: Struggling with APA style? Learn the basics of in-text citation, so you can cite it right!

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

MLA Whirlwind: MLA Reference List Explained, 12:30 – 1:30 pm

Description: Professor says to use MLA citation style and you don’t know what that is and how it works? In only 25 minutes, learn both in-text and reference list citations.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Tuesday, May 14

APA Autobahn: In-Text Citations Explained, 8:30 – 9:00 am

Description: Struggling with APA style? Learn the basics of in-text citation, so you can cite it right!

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

APA Autobahn: APA Reference List Explained, 9:00 – 9:30 am

Description: Struggling with APA style? Learn how references in your bibliography should be constructed, piece-by-piece. The focus is on the most common types of citations, looking at basic patterns and elements.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

MLA Whirlwind: MLA Reference List Explained, 9:30 – 10:00 am

Description: Professor says to use MLA citation style and you don’t know what that is and how it works? In only 25 minutes, learn both in-text and reference list citations.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Wednesday, May 15

APA Autobahn: APA Reference List Explained, 8:30 – 9:00 am

Description: Struggling with APA style? Learn how references in your bibliography should be constructed, piece-by-piece. The focus is on the most common types of citations, looking at basic patterns and elements.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

APA Autobahn: In-Text Citations Explained, 9:00 – 9:30 am

Description: Struggling with APA style? Learn the basics of in-text citation, so you can cite it right!

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Chicago Speedway: Notes and Bibliography Explained, 9:30 – 10:00 am

Description: If you need to use footnotes or endnotes in the Chicago style, this 25-minute workshop teaches the formatting of long notes, short notes, and the bibliography in Chicago (NB). Ask your instructor for extra credit.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Thursday, May 16

Zotero 5: Citation Management Made Fun and Easy, 11:30 – 12:45 pm – Online Option

Description: Learn a free software that helps you gather the citations of useful articles, and in a click inserts any citation style (in-text and reference list citations). Also manages full text PDFs. Learn this before you have one more paper due.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

Join via Zoom: https://csusb.zoom.us/j/955091546

Register for these workshops and more on our workshop calendar!

Posted in Workshops

Week of 5/6 Workshops

Tuesday, May 7

Maximize Your Full Text!, 11:00 – 11:30 am

Description: Do you have a hard time finding the full text of the articles you want? Have you gotten lost on unfamiliar screens and given up? This brief workshop provides valuable tips and live demonstrations to help you maximize your full text with confidence. Why make research any harder than it already is?

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

APA Autobahn: APA Reference List Explained, 4:30 – 5:00 pm

Description: Struggling with APA style? Learn how references in your bibliography should be constructed, piece-by-piece. The focus is on the most common types of citations, looking at basic patterns and elements.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

APA Autobahn: In-Text Citations Explained, 5:00 – 5:30 pm

Description: Struggling with APA style? Learn the basics of in-text citation, so you can cite it right!

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

APA Autobahn: Step-by-Step Paper Formatting, 5:30 – 6:00 pm

Description: Struggling with APA style? This workshop demonstrates the process to create an APA paper template you can use over and over.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Wednesday, May 8

APA Autobahn: In-Text Citations Explained, 4:30 – 5:00 pm

Description: Assigned to use the APA citation style? Take a mere 25 minutes to learn APA in-text citations. (Those are the ones in parentheses.) Ask your professor if you can get extra credit for attending.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

APA Autobahn: APA Reference List Explained, 5:00 – 5:30 pm

Description: Assigned to use the APA citation style? Learn the rules and quirks of the APA reference list. Your instructor may offer extra credit, so what do you have to lose but 25 minutes?

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

APA Autobahn: Step-by-Step Paper Formatting, 5:30 – 6:00 pm

Description: From the headers, pagination, and headings, APA paper formatting is not for the faint of heart. But you can learn how to format an APA paper correctly in this 25-minute workshop. Ask your instructor if you can get extra credit.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Thursday, May 9

APA Autobahn: APA Reference List Explained, 11:30 – 12:00 pm

Description: Assigned to use the APA citation style? Learn the rules and quirks of the APA reference list. Your instructor may offer extra credit, so what do you have to lose but 25 minutes?

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

APA Autobahn: In-Text Citations Explained, 12:00 – 12:30 pm

Description: Assigned to use the APA citation style? Take a mere 25 minutes to learn APA in-text citations. (Those are the ones in parentheses.) Ask your professor if you can get extra credit for attending.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Chicago Speedway: Notes and Bibliography Explained, 12:30 – 1:00 pm

Description: If you need to use footnotes or endnotes in the Chicago style, this 25-minute workshop teaches the formatting of long notes, short notes, and the bibliography in Chicago (NB). Ask your instructor for extra credit.

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Friday, May 10

Maximize Your Full Text!, 1:00 – 1:30 pm

Description: Do you have a hard time finding the full text of the articles you want? Have you gotten lost on unfamiliar screens and given up? This brief workshop provides valuable tips and live demonstrations to help you maximize your full text with confidence. Why make research any harder than it already is?

Location: Pfau Library PL-2005 Instruction Room

 

Register for these workshops and more on our workshop calendar!

 

 

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