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We hope you enjoy reading about the people, programs, and progress of the University Library in our quarterly newsletter, Fiat Lux. Your feedback, questions, or story suggestions are warmly invited. Please contact us.

Winter 2017 Fiat Lux No. 42

  • Why information literacy matters
  • Fake news, or just a joke?
  • Turning pictures into sound
  • 'Each book is its own game'
  • Looking at old data in a new way
  • Moffitt opens up!
  • Class of '66 reunion sets a high bar
  • Stanfords' gift helps connect and inspire students

Fall 2016 Fiat Lux No. 41

  • My Freshman Year: Letter from Jeff MacKie-Mason
  • From Mumbia to Belarus to Berkeley: Lilidhar Pendse
  • All-Around Cal Man Peter Van Houten
  • Design, Tech & Community: Francisco Peralta
  • Corliss Lee on Her Mission
  • 2015-16 Honor Roll of Donors

Summer 2016 Fiat Lux No. 40

  • The Papyrus in the Crocodile: 150 years at the museum(s)
  • 2016 Library Prize for Undergraduate Research
  • The Library Shines at CalDay
  • Dave Duer Retires

Spring 2016 Fiat Lux No. 39

  • Facets of the Fair: Two Exhibits on the Panana-Pacific International Exposition
  • The Joys of Library Jobs: Jamie Dillon '75, '78
  • Luncheon in the Library
  • Then & Now: Trees of Berkeley

Winter 2016 Fiat Lux No. 38

  • The Moffitt Revitalization
  • Preserving the Scholarly Record: On NRLF
  • Welcoming Jeffrey MacKie-Mason

Fall 2015 Fiat Lux No. 37

  • Our New Library Leader on "Possible Dreams"
  • The Campanile: Happy 100th Birthday
  • 2014-15 Honor Roll of Donors
  • Highlights from the Year

Summer 2015 Fiat Lux No. 36

  • New University Librarian: Jeffrey MacKie-Mason
  • Library Prize Winners 2015
  • Exhibits at the Library

Spring 2015 Fiat Lux No. 35

  • Rita Moreno Graces the Library
  • 2014's Most Wanted Books
  • New Faces at the Library: Staff Profiles
  • Snapshots from the Annual Luncheon
  • Then and Now: Our Collaborative Spaces

Previous Issues

Winter 2015 Fiat Lux No. 34

  • Stunning exhibit of California art
  • Tom Leonard reflects on his tenure
  • A Day in the Life of the Library
  • Sidharth Goel '17
  • Library Advisory Board 2014-15

Fall 2014 Fiat Lux No. 33

  • A Global Reach -- librarian Jim Church
  • What will the next generation read?
  • In Memoriam: John Rosston
  • Bob Hass on the Library
  • 2013-14 Honor Roll of Donors

Summer 2014 Fiat Lux No. 32

  • Students "hack" the Free Speech Movement archive
  • This fall: FSM's 50th anniversary
  • Tom Leonard on the Authors Alliance
  • 2014 Library Prize winners
  • Athletics at Cal, then and now

Spring 2014 Fiat Lux No. 31

  • New Information Gateway at Moffitt
  • Gifts from Lisbet Rausing and from the Logans
  • Increased Campus Funding for Library
  • Donor profiles: The Herrs and Helene Woolsey
  • "The Best Peaches in the World"

Winter 2014 Fiat Lux No. 30

  • Campus Sculpture, Then and Now
  • Travel Tips from the Stacks
  • The Berkeley Student Co-op at 80
  • Who's That Student?
  • Writers in the Library

Fall 2013 Fiat Lux No. 29

  • Mark Twain's Autobiography, Vol. 2
  • Big on Campus, Big Data
  • David Kessler in the Stacks
  • Annual Report 2012-13
  • Digital Leader Joins the Library
  • Making Art in Starr Library

Summer 2013 Fiat Lux No. 28

  • Student Research Winners Announced
  • Bette Anton in India
  • Artists in the Library
  • Then and Now: The Campus Buzz
  • Two Fall Exhibits

Spring 2013 Fiat Lux No. 27

  • Flash Mob in the Reading Room
  • A Specialist is In
  • Research Award Program Newly Endowed
  • Love our Libraries
  • Kicking Back in the Dorms

Winter 2013 Fiat Lux No. 26

  • Back to school circa 1886
  • Thanks to Berkeley...
  • Ryan Swanson's prize-winning research
  • Cataloging in fiction and reality

Fall 2012 Fiat Lux No. 25

  • Honor Roll 2011-12
  • Following the Equator to the Library
  • “Our Youngest Scholars”
  • Re-engineering a Library
  • Story Hour 2012-13

Summer 2012 Fiat Lux No. 24

  • No Foolish Questions
  • What I “Love Less” About Moffitt
  • Superb Student Research
  • In Memoriam: Joe Rosenthal
  • 2012-13 Library Advisory Board
  • Hearst Mining: Then & Now

Spring 2012 Fiat Lux No. 23

  • Adam Hochschild on the Library
  • New Book on Biotech
  • A Math Alumna's Gift
  • The Magnes' Grand Opening
  • New Fund Honors Elizabeth Byrne
  • Lighting the Library

Winter 2011 Fiat Lux No. 22

  • Everyday Dogs
  • New Bancroft Director
  • Visual Culture
  • Preeti Talwai, Library Prize Winner
  • Then and Now

Fall 2011 Fiat Lux No. 21
Summer 2011 Fiat Lux No. 20
Spring 2011 Fiat Lux No. 19
Winter 2011 Fiat Lux No. 18
Fall 2010 Fiat Lux No. 17
Summer 2010 Fiat Lux No. 16
Spring 2010 Fiat Lux No. 15
Winter 2009 Fiat Lux No. 14
Fall 2009 Fiat Lux No. 13
Summer 2009 Fiat Lux No. 12
Spring 2009 Fiat Lux No. 11
Winter 2008 Fiat Lux No. 10
Fall 2008 Fiat Lux No. 9
Summer 2008 Fiat Lux No. 8
Spring 2008 Fiat Lux No. 7
Winter 2007 Fiat Lux No. 6
Fall 2007 Fiat Lux No. 5
Summer 2007 Fiat Lux No. 4
Spring 2007 Fiat Lux No. 3
Winter 2006 Fiat Lux No. 2
Fall 2006 Fiat Lux No. 1

Summer 2006 Bene Legere No. 70
Spring 2006 Bene Legere No. 69
Fall 2005 Bene Legere No. 68
Summer 2005 Bene Legere No. 67
Fall 2004 Bene Legere No. 66
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Fall 2003 Bene Legere No. 64
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Winter 2002 Bene Legere No. 59
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Fall 2000 Bene Legere No. 56
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Winter 2000 Bene Legere No. 54
Summer 1999 Bene Legere No. 53

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