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Weekly Update Videos on YouTube

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'Tis the season for some finals, falala la la lala la f— forget your stress! Watch Jessica's update!

Watch Library Update

Mango Languages

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Have you ever wanted to learn a foreign language without having to spend months in a classroom? Now you can! With the library’s new subscription to Mango Languages online, learning another language has never been easier. Just set up an account, pick from eleven available languages, and get started via Mango’s easy to use online dashboard.

Crowdfunding project at Pride Center

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Help the Pride Center build their library and support the efforts of the Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT).

Read How to Help

The Energy of Migration in Captivity: A View from Italy exhibit

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We're pleased to announce "The Energy of Migration in Captivity: A View from Italy" exhibit in the 24/7 Study Area. 

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

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Looking for a thesis or dissertation but don’t know where to begin? 

Library survey

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Help us out with a quick survey. We'd like to learn about where you read, study and work on course assignments.

Honoring our staff

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The university hosted a special luncheon to honor staff celebrating 10, 15, 20…yes even 45 and 50 years of service!

In the library, we are celebrating:

10 years:  Michael Lapins

15 years:  Xiao-Ming (Clifton) Guo and William (Bill) Staninger

20 years:  Edward DiBella and Mark Figueroa

25 years:  Daniel McCready, Darlene Nowak and Joan Shelby

45 years:  Carol Phillips

50 years:  Ann Nevitt

Scan Sources with Your Phone

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Did you know you can scan documents using your phone's camera and save the files to cloud storage places like Google Drive or Dropbox?

If you've got an Android phone, your best bet is the free Google Drive app.  Just download it from Google Play, sign into your Google account, click the + and choose "Scan." You can scan multiple pages, and then save them as one file in Google Drive.  Easy!

Filipino American History Month!

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This celebration starts October 1 and ends October 31. FAHM commemorates Filipino Americans everywhere.


Open Access @ SDSU

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October 19-25, 2015 is International Open Access Week!  The library is launching our Open Access Research Guide.