New Summer Reads: Booker Prize 2020 longlist

If you think you’re out of things to read this summer, think again! The recent announcement of the Booker Prize 2020 longlist has launched a slew of new books into the literature spotlight, and we at the Library encourage you to check out the listed novels in our collection!



Read at Home: July in OverDrive

OverDrive is a UC Berkeley Library service for borrowing ebooks and audiobooks. You can access books online, download them to a device, or read them on an ereader such as Kindle. OverDrive is available to current UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff. How it works: Simply log in with your CalNet ID, and you can start borrowing!

You can also download the Libby by OverDrive app to access OverDrive from your mobile device. For more information, visit the OverDrive help guide.

Check out some of July’s new arrivals here:



Read at Home: June in OverDrive

OverDrive is a UC Berkeley Library service for borrowing ebooks and audiobooks. You can access books online, download them to a device, or read them on an ereader such as Kindle. OverDrive is available to current UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff. How it works: Simply log in with your CalNet ID, and you can start borrowing!

You can also download the Libby by OverDrive app to access OverDrive from your mobile device. For more information, visit the OverDrive help guide.

Check out some of June’s new arrivals here:



Celebrate Pride Month with these LGBTQ+ Reads

June is Pride month! Immerse yourself in LGBTQ+ literature with the Library’s suggestions below as a guide, and be sure to explore additional titles of LGBTQ+ works on your own as well!

Browse these inspirational and riveting works of nonfiction:

If historical and period pieces appeal to you, don’t miss these:

Be sure to add LGBTQ+ poetry and essays to your reading list:

What books do you recommend? Let us know on Twitter!



New in OverDrive eBooks and Audiobooks

OverDrive is a UC Berkeley Library service for borrowing ebooks and audiobooks. You can access books online, download them to a device, or read them on an ereader such as Kindle. OverDrive is available to current UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff. How it works: Simply log in with your CalNet ID, and you can start borrowing!

You can also download the Libby by OverDrive app to access OverDrive from your mobile device. For more information, visit the OverDrive help guide.

Check out some of the new arrivals here:



Read at home: New in OverDrive for May

OverDrive is a UC Berkeley Library service for borrowing ebooks and audiobooks. You can access books online, download them to a device, or read them on an ereader such as Kindle. OverDrive is available to current UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff. How it works: Simply log in with your CalNet ID, and you can start borrowing!

You can also download the Libby by OverDrive app to access OverDrive from your mobile device. For more information, visit the OverDrive help guide.

Check out some of May’s new arrivals here:



Read the 2020 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Take a break from studying and peruse our online collections of the esteemed works that have either won or are the runner-up for the 2020 Pulitzer Prize. From categories ranging from fiction to poetry, there’s something for everyone.



New in OverDrive eBooks and Audiobooks

OverDrive is a UC Berkeley Library service for borrowing ebooks and audiobooks. You can access books online, download them to a device, or read them on an ereader such as Kindle. OverDrive is available to current UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff. How it works: Simply log in with your CalNet ID, and you can start borrowing!

You can also download the Libby by OverDrive app to access OverDrive from your mobile device. For more information, visit the OverDrive help guide.

Check out some of the new arrivals here:



Workshop: By Design: Graphics & Images Basics

Digital Publishing Workshop Series

By Design: Graphics & Images Basics
Thursday, April 23, 4:10pm-5:00pm
Online

In this hands-on workshop, we will learn how to create web graphics for your digital publishing projects and websites. We will cover topics such as: image editing tools in Photoshop; image resolution for the web; sources for free public domain and Creative Commons images; and image upload to publishing tools such as WordPress. If possible, please bring a laptop with Photoshop installed. (All UCB faculty and students can receive a free Adobe Creative Suite license: https://software.berkeley.edu/adobe). Register at bit.ly/dp-berk

Upcoming Workshops in this Series: Fall 2020:

  • Publish Digital Books & Open Educational Resources with Pressbooks

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


Read at home: New in OverDrive for April

OverDrive is a UC Berkeley Library service for borrowing ebooks and audiobooks. You can access books online, download them to a device, or read them on an ereader such as Kindle. OverDrive is available to current UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff. How it works: Simply log in with your CalNet ID, and you can start borrowing!

You can also download the Libby by OverDrive app to access OverDrive from your mobile device. For more information, visit the OverDrive help guide.

Check out some of April’s new arrivals here: