If you’re heading through Powell Library’s Rotunda and East Rotunda, you might notice a new exhibit that has been installed for the Fall 2017 quarter. It’s pretty difficult to miss; it features multiple seven-foot mannequins and some of the most beautiful hand-woven textiles you’ll ever see. We spoke to Dr. Greenfield to learn a little bit more about her incredible experience in Nabenchauk and the significance of this exhibit.
You might have heard them playing their post-Valentine’s concert on February 18. Perhaps they provided the perfect cadence to study to during midterm season. Or maybe you’re just looking for an early music group on campus.
We scoured the moon of Endor, navigated Bowser’s castle, and cleared all of Aincrad’s 100 floors to bring you this exclusive interview with Daniel Slatkin, Assistant Resident Director of Sproul Hall and player one in all things Geek Week!
We reached out to Doug Johnson, a Library Special Collections Processing Archivist and the curator of the American Concentration Camps exhibit, to discuss the process of creating the exhibit and its significance.
Have you seen the Mental Health Tattoo Art Exhibition currently in the Rotunda? We talked with Angela Nguyen, a third-year psychology student who co-developed and curated the exhibit in addition to contributing her own photo (below), to learn about the inspiration and work that went into the project.
Want to incorporate a map or a timeline into your research paper or project? Looking for a tool that you can use to organize your research or creative work by places or periods of time? There are quite a few different options. Here are a few tools that are great for getting started and exploring the possibilities.
Google My Maps
Google’s “My Maps” feature lets you quickly add simple text and images to a map. You can drop specific points on a map, draw shapes to define regions, and even draw lines to define routes.
We caught up with Renee Romero, a recent and wonderful addition to the Powell Library staff. She’s also a Class of 2014 UCLA graduate and a Digital Library Federation New Professionals Fellow. Read on to learn more about Renee and her position at the library.
If you’ve spent time in Powell Library at UCLA, you may recognize Javier Muñoz’s friendly face from the circulation desk. Javier is a recent UCLA graduate (Class of 2013) who worked as a library assistant in Powell Library for two and a half years, including as a student worker and then as a full-time staff member post graduation. In the year since he’s graduated, he’s been both a UCLA Law Fellow and a Humanity in Action fellow.