Workshop: The Long Haul: Best Practices for Making Your Digital Project Last

Digital Publishing Workshop Series

The Long Haul: Best Practices for Making Your Digital Project Last
Tuesday, October 30th, 1:10-2:00pm
Academic Innovation Studio, Dwinelle Hall 117 (Level D)

You’ve invested a lot of work in creating a digital project, but how do you ensure it has staying power? We’ll look at choices you can make at the beginning of project development to influence sustainability, best practices for documentation and asset management, and how to sunset your project in a way that ensures long-term access for future researchers. Register at bit.ly/dp-berk

Upcoming Workshops in this Series:

  • HTML/CSS Toolkit for Digital Projects

Please see bit.ly/dp-berk for details.



November 1: Lunch Poems with Tyehimba Jess

Tyehimba JessThursday, November 1
12:10 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Morrison Library in Doe Library
Admission Free

Tyehimba Jess is the author of two books of poetry, Leadbelly and Olio which won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, The Midland Society Author’s Award in Poetry, and received an Outstanding Contribution to Publishing Citation from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association.  It was also nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN Jean Stein Book Award, and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award.  Leadbelly was a winner of the 2004 National Poetry Series and named one of the “Best Poetry Books of 2005” by both The Library Journal and Black Issues Book Review.


[Database Trial] Cuban Culture and Cultural Relations, 1959-, Part 2: Writers

The UC Berkeley Library had purchased the part 1 of Cuban Culture and Cultural Relations from Brill in 2017. Now, we are having a trial of part 2 of the same database-  Cuban Culture and Cultural Relations, 1959 that deals with the writers. The trial will go through November 15th, 2018.

The trial can be accessed here: https://primarysources.brillonline.com/browse/cuban-culture-and-cultural-relations-part-2


New Books in Art History/ Classics: October

You can find these and other new art history acquisitions on the New Books shelf in the Art History / Classics Library.

El libro de la muerte                                           Wohin das Auge richt                                           Otto Dix: the evil eye

I’m not myself at all                                                  Misère                                        Iziko South African National Gallery

Nocturne                                                                   Carol Rama: antibodies                                 Songs for sabotage


Featured resource: Guides to November 6 ballot measures

The Institute of Governmental Studies Library has released guides to the 11 ballot measures on the November 6 general election ballot. The ballot measure guides, as well as resources on the gubernatorial and U.S. senate races, are featured on the IGS website at:

https://igs.berkeley.edu/library/election-guides

In addition to voter resources and descriptions of the propositions and candidates, the site features Endorsements tables where you can compare endorsements from political parties, newspapers, and other organizations.

Ballot Measure Endorsements
Governor Endorsements
U.S. Senate Endorsements

For more info, contact Paul King: pking@berkeley.edu or Julie Lefevre: jlefevre@berkeley.edu