CSUSM NewsCenter (Library)

2019
May
13,
2019
| 07:24 PM America/Los_Angeles
As someone who has spent nearly a quarter century working in the construction industry, Kevin Dunn thought he had a handle on popular misconceptions about undocumented immigrants in the workforce. It wasn’t until the Cal State San Marcos sociology st...
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March
25,
2019
| 05:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
If she were to list the truly unbelievable days in her life, Lalitha Nataraj will most likely forever put a fall day in September 2017 at or near the top. Having just stepped onto dry land following a Disney cruise with her family, the librarian a...
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February
13,
2019
| 07:39 PM America/Los_Angeles
Staircases by their very nature are passageways. But one stairwell at Cal State San Marcos is causing passersby to pause. Spanning across two floors in the architectural center stairwell of Kellogg Library is a mural titled “In This Classroom, There ...
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2018
November
29,
2018
| 11:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
With an ever-increasing population, amazing advances in technology and overall growth, it’s often challenging for a university to remain connected to its local community while still working to preserve key components of the past. When Cal State Sa...
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August
02,
2018
| 09:56 PM America/Los_Angeles
Few job titles have earned the envy status that Judith Downie ’94 has in San Diego County. When Downie introduces herself as a craft beer historian, jaws drop and questions begin to pour in. It’s an unexpected title for a librarian, especially one...
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May
14,
2018
| 05:35 PM America/Los_Angeles
Sara Freitag’s passion in advocating for marginalized populations was ignited while working for a year as a photojournalist and humanitarian, three months of which were spent in Panama. That passion motivated the Cal State San Marcos communication ma...
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2017
December
18,
2017
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Her official title is Head of User Services at the Cal State San Marcos University Library. But Carrie Moran says one of her most important roles is promoting social justice and providing a voice for the queer community – especially considering the c...
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September
13,
2017
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
“Revolutionary Grain: Celebrating the Spirit of the Black Panthers in Portraits and Stories,” the latest installment of Cal State San Marcos’ Context Library Series, is currently on display in the University Library. Documentary photographer Suzun...
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September
08,
2017
| 08:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Cal State San Marcos Library has kicked off the 2017-18 academic year with a host of changes, including 24-hour access. Thanks to full funding support from a successful ASI student-fee referendum last spring, the “24/5 Zone,” located on the se...
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August
23,
2017
| 11:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A comprehensive archive celebrating the San Diego craft brewing industry has launched at CSUSM. The initiative is led by the CSUSM Library and is one of a only a handful of special collections nationwide focused solely on beer. San Diego is noted ...
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July
13,
2017
| 09:43 PM America/Los_Angeles
With the exception of the IITS Help Desk, Kellogg Library floors 2-5 will be closed to the public on Friday, Aug. 4 for a Library employee professional development day. To reach the IITS Help Desk on this date, please use the Kellogg 2nd floor entran...
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June
14,
2017
| 05:05 PM America/Los_Angeles
“My job is to make sure that students learn to think critically.” -- Allison Carr Allison Carr is helping students learn how to learn. As the Academic Transitions Librarian at Cal State San Marcos, Carr works closely with faculty to instill ...
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May
08,
2017
| 11:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
It’s all about developing student scholars. So says Dr. Jennifer Fabbi, Dean of the University Library, in discussing the 2nd annual Library Award for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity – a Cal State San Marcos honor recogni...
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March
20,
2017
| 06:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
There was something about the fabrics his mom sold at swap meets that mesmerized Daniel Barron Corrales. It’s no wonder, then, that the memories he has from growing up in a sea of colors in a textually diverse environment has led the San Diego instal...
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February
09,
2017
| 12:58 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dean Jennifer Fabbi and her staff at the Cal State San Marcos Library are on the front lines of fighting fake news. “When I first got into this field, it was all about helping people find information,” Fabbi said. “Information was scarce and you o...
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2016
October
19,
2016
| 06:03 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State University San Marcos (CSUSM) introduced the (In)Visible Project exhibit as part of its ongoing Context Library Series. The multimedia installation is a creation of Roberto (Bear) Guerra that captures an intimate and dignified human portrai...
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July
19,
2016
| 07:08 PM America/Los_Angeles
Toni Olivas and her colleagues noticed a common element among many freshmen as they arrived on campus at Cal State San Marcos: The students didn’t understand the research process. CSUSM helps freshmen overcome that through the General Education Li...
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June
28,
2016
| 12:23 AM America/Los_Angeles
An exhibition at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM), titled Luann's Journey to College, showcases a selection of Sunday strips by renowned local cartoonist Greg Evans. This limited, special exhibition features cartoons highlighting Luann'...
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June
08,
2016
| 07:25 PM America/Los_Angeles
Yvonne Nalani Meulemans can thank the fruit flies of Hawai’i for leading her to Cal State San Marcos, where she leads a team of librarians preparing students to become skilled researchers. While working during her undergraduate days at the Univers...
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May
26,
2016
| 09:57 PM America/Los_Angeles
The CSUSM University Library is central to working with students to help them become not only critical consumers of information but also creators of information. Now, a new award aims to highlight extraordinary research projects by undergraduate stud...
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February
19,
2016
| 10:50 PM America/Los_Angeles
A collection of woodcuts by artist Julie Goldstein, titled Dear Sea, Love Me will be on display now through Monday, May 23, 2016 at the California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) Kellogg Library. The exhibit area is on the third floor and is free...
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2015
December
01,
2015
| 08:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
Launched on September 4, 1990, just a week after CSUSM opened its doors for the first time as a new university, the first issue of CSUSM’s student newspaper—then known as The Pioneer—was published. The inaugural issue featured a cover story on the...
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October
21,
2015
| 08:42 PM America/Los_Angeles
A collection of work by artist Doris Bittar titled Patterned Heritages will be on display now through Monday, Dec. 14, 2015 at the Kellogg Library at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM). The exhibit area is on the third floor and is free a...
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April
30,
2015
| 12:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos Outreach Librarian Melanie Chu is making an impact. She’s making an impact by teaching students how to conduct effective research and critically evaluate what they find. She’s making an impact by helping students from underrep...
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2014
January
30,
2014
| 11:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Kellogg Library at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) announces a new art exhibit titled The Uterus Flag Project beginning Monday, Feb. 10 and running through Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The exhibit area is on the third floor and is free a...
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January
27,
2014
| 06:12 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Department of History at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) has received a generous donation of a collection relating to the Eckes, a prominent North County family best known for their local philanthropy and for developing the poinset...
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2013
September
05,
2013
| 09:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Kellogg Library at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) announces a new art exhibit titled, More than a Fence: (de)Constructing Mexico/U.S. Borders beginning Wednesday, Sept. 18 and running through Wednesday, Dec. 18. The exhibit area i...
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