Intersession Hours

From August 18th – 24th, The Bancroft Library will have limited hours of operation. The intersession hours will be as follows –

Monday through Friday: 1 – 5 p.m.

Our regular hours will resume Monday, August 27th.

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Bulletin of the AMS archive online

From the American Mathematical Society (AMS) News 2007: "Readers may now view online the first century of the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, from 1891 to 1991, searchable and fully integrated with the modern Bulletin [more…]."

The archive (1891-1991) is also freely available at Project Euclid. It was digitized by the Digital Mathematics Library Project of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), with funding from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. The Mathematics Statistics Library at Berkeley also donated one of its sets of the Bulletin to this worthwhile project.

BAKER document delivery: it’s elementary

"Life has become like that great Grimpen Mire, with little green patches everywhere into which one may sink and with no guide to point the track."
— Dr. Watson

Cal faculty, staff, and grad students, don't let this happen to you! Use BAKER Document Delivery to find that elusive book or article you need to complete your monograph on the one hundred and forty different kinds of cigar, cigarette and tobacco ashes. We will find and deliver library material to your Faculty office or Graduate department address for a small fee. For complete information go to the BAKER web page.

"I've found it. I've found it. I have found a re-agent which is precipitated by hemoglobin, and by nothing else."
— Sherlock Holmes

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