Archive for March, 2012

CLAS catalog update

The Caltech Library Catalog (CLAS) will be offline for maintenance all day on Wednesday, March 21st. E-journal discovery is not affected and continue to be available ;  library holdings may be searched with WorldCat.

The Art of Historical Fiction: People of the Book: Friday, March 23, 3:00pm

Join the Friends for a discussion featuring Geraldine Brooks, author of People of the Book, the 2012 Pasadena citywide One City, One Story selection.

Ms. Brooks will discuss the historical choices and research methods that she undertook to write People of the Book, Caleb’s Crossing, Year of Wonders, and March, winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

Date: Friday, March 23, 2012 at 3:00 p.m.
Location: Baxter Lecture Hall, Caltech Campus – located within Building 77

Event presented by The Friends of the Caltech Libraries


February 2012 New Books and Journals Lists

The lists of new books and journals added to the libraries’ collections during the month of February 2012 are now available. This month’s book list includes book 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.

Fahrenheit 451: Two Part Series (Part Two): Monday, March 12, 7:00pm

A lecture + discussion with Dr. Jonathan Eller, director of the Bradbury Center and author of the recently published biography, Becoming Ray Bradbury.

Date: Monday, March 12, 2012, 7:00pm

Location: 101 Guggenheim Lab, Lees-Kubota Lecture Hall


Fahrenheit 451: Two Part Series (Part One): Sunday, March 11, 3:00pm

Join the Friends for a matinee screening of Fahrenheit 451 (1966) Starring Julie Christie and Oskar Werner. François Truffaut, Director. Followed by a discussion led by Caltech Professor of English, Cathy Jurca, Ph.D. Professor Jurca’s research focuses on 20th c. literature and film.

Date: Sunday March 11, 2012, 3:00pm

Location: 101 Guggenheim Lab, Lees-Kubota Lecture Hall