We Will be Closed May 26-28 for Memorial Day Weekend!

Here is the link to our Library Guide, Do Your Research From Home.

Photo of an eagle, flying.

Posted in Hours & Closures, Library Services

Basic Strategies for Fact-Checking the Web

Feeling overwhelmed by the abundance of information (and misinformation) on the Web? Learn three basic web literacy skills: how to check for previous work, how to go upstream, and how to read laterally.

Thursday, May 24th

12:00 – 12:30 pm

PL-2005 (Library Instruction Lab)

Register now on our workshop calendar. Hope to see you there!

Posted in Workshops

More APA, Chicago, & MLA Workshops

Join us for our APA Autobahn, Chicago Speedway, and MLA Whirlwind workshops!

Need some help with the ins and outs of APA, Chicago, or MLA citation styles? These short, 30-minute workshops are jam-packed with useful information! All workshops are held in the Pfau Library, room 2005 (library instruction lab).

May 15-17, 21-23

Andrius Burlega, CC BY-SA 3.0

Learn more about each workshop (including specific times) and register now on our workshop calendar.

Can’t make it? Check out our various online Citing & Writing guides. Questions? Contact Lisa Bartle at lbartle@csusb.edu

Posted in Workshops

Summer Movie Night 2018 Schedule

The John M. Pfau Library Presents: Free Summer Movie Night Series

The John M. Pfau Library is pleased to announce its summer movie night lineup:

June 28:   Justice League;

July 12:    Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle;

July 26:    Wonder Woman;

August 9:  Coco; and

August 23: Black Panther.

Everyone is invited and welcome to participate in these free movie screenings.

All films start at approximately 8 p.m.

Bring a blanket, family members, and friends, and enjoy the entertainment.

2018 Summer Movie Series poster (PDF)

Posted in Community Events, Events, Movie Screenings

Last Library Research for Freshman Workshop of the quarter!

Meant for those new to CSUSB, this workshop provides an introduction to resources available through the John M. Pfau Library. This session addresses why it is necessary to use the deep web for scholarly research, and attendees learn how to navigate the library website, find online journal articles, locate books, and get research help.

Wednesday, May 23rd: 4:00 – 4:50 pm

Register now on our workshop calendar!

Instructors – attendance slips are available for those who wish to offer extra credit! For those students who can’t make it, consider assigning our online tutorial for Beginning Researchers.

Posted in Workshops

Upcoming APA, Chicago, & MLA Workshops

Join us for our APA Autobahn, Chicago Speedway, and MLA Whirlwind workshops!

Need some help with the ins and outs of APA, Chicago, or MLA citation styles? These short, 30-minute workshops are jam-packed with useful information! All workshops are held in the Pfau Library, room 2005 (library instruction lab).

May 10, 14-17, 21-23

Andrius Burlega, CC BY-SA 3.0

Learn more about each workshop (including specific times) and register now on our workshop calendar.

Can’t make it? Check out our various online Citing & Writing guides. Questions? Contact Lisa Bartle at lbartle@csusb.edu

Posted in Workshops

Next week: Library Research for Freshmen workshop

Meant for those new to CSUSB, this workshop provides an introduction to resources available through the John M. Pfau Library. This session addresses why it is necessary to use the deep web for scholarly research, and attendees learn how to navigate the library website, find online journal articles, locate books, and get research help.

Thursday, May 10th: 12:00 – 12:50 pm

Register now on our workshop calendar!

Instructors – attendance slips are available for those who wish to offer extra credit! For those students who can’t make it, consider assigning our online tutorial for Beginning Researchers.

Posted in Workshops

New full service Starbucks coming to CSUSB

Coyote Shops is very pleased to announce construction for the new full service Starbucks is scheduled to begin on Tuesday May 1st with a tentative opening date of June 25th.  This larger, more modern Starbucks will be located in the Library in the first floor space formerly occupied by Café Au Lib.  The new store will offer an expanded menu including breakfast & bakery items, protein boxes, yogurt & salads, sandwiches, and the new Nitro Cold Brew.

Since 1971, Starbucks has been committed to ethically sourcing and roasting the highest quality Arabica coffee in the world.  Today, with stores around the globe, the company is the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world.

Tentative operating hours are:

  • Monday through Thursday – 7:30 am to 10:00 pm
  • Friday – 7:30 am to 8:00 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday – 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

This Coyote Shops project is funded by University Enterprises Corporation and is being managed by Facilities, Planning, Design & Construction.  Information about the actual construction will be provided by FPDC in the near future.  The new Starbucks is part of our enhanced dining program coming this fall including Einstein’s Bagels, Yotie Drinkz, Howl & Growl, and the new Coyote Commons dining hall.

Thank you
John Griffin
Executive Director
University Enterprises Corporation

Posted in Miscellaneous

Zotero for Everyone Workshop

 

Zotero logo

Learn to use Zotero, a free citation management tool. Students, faculty, and staff are all welcome to attend!

Wednesday, May 9th

4:30 – 6:00 pm

PL-2005 (Library Instruction Lab)

Register now on our workshop calendar!

Can’t make it? Check out our online Zotero guide.

Posted in Workshops

Grad Studies Advanced Research Workshop!

In this workshop, graduate students will explore more databases and search tools, the current information economy, and how to immerse yourself in the literature of your field so that you gain confidence in your subject expertise.

Wednesday, May 2nd

5:00 – 5:50 pm

PL-2005 (Library Instruction Lab)

Register now on our workshop calendar. See you there!

Posted in Workshops
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