Archive for October, 2011

Hillary Jordan presents “When She Woke”: Wednesday, November 2, 7:00pm

Hillary Jordan presents When She Woke, Part 2 of the Friends of the Caltech Libraries Series:

Worlds Gone Wrong:  Exploring the Dystopian Novel.

Introduction by Cindy A. Weinstein, Professor of English; Executive Office for the Humanities.

Vroman’s sponsored book signing to follow.

Lecture:  Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Location:  Lees-Kubota Lecture Hall, Guggenheim Building #101, Caltech.


Ms. Jordan, author of the Pasadena Library’s 2011 “One City, One Story” selection, Mudbound, returns to Caltech to introduce her new novel, When She Woke.

September 2011 New Books and Journals lists

The lists of new books and journals added to the libraries’ collections during the month of September 2011 are now available.   The book list includes cover images for many items, and links to Amazon to allow you to browse the books electronically.  Please note that we provide no guarantee that Amazon has contracted with the publisher to allow viewers to browse specific books.

Web of Science down Sunday October 9th

Thomson Reuters will be performing maintenance to Web of Knowledge, EndNote Web and ResearcherID this Sunday, October 9th, 2011 beginning at 1:00 PM GMT. They expect this maintenance to last approximately 12 hours. During this time, there may be disruption of service and product access including Web of Knowledge Personalization. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.