Copy cards — refunds available for Equitrac (white with green stripes) copy cards until September 30. The Library’s blog has information on how to request a refund.

Printing and copying — copiers and printers in the libraries are being replaced with BookScan stations which require use of Cal 1 cards for payment; see the Library blog for more info.

Room closure — The Heyns Room and the Rosberg Room, (where current periodicals — magazines and journals — are housed for the Doe and Moffitt Libraries) will be closed until October 3. But the materials are still available; see The Heyns Room and the Rosberg Room closure details.

The Art History/Classics library is also closed until October 3, and those materials are still available;

Time-saving reminders:

— Doe Library remains closed on Saturdays; but the Main Stacks, Moffitt and some other libraries are open Saturdays; detailed library hours information is available on the library website. (Click on “Calendar” for each library unit’s schedule)

— If you do your best research at midnight (and who doesn’t?), get research assistance via the library’s all-day-every-day 24/7 chat reference service.  Look for the “Questions? Ask Us!” icon on the Library homepage.

Exhibit — Did you know that modern crime fiction was born in San Francisco?  See the evidence and deliberate in the Bernice Layne Brown Gallery of Doe Library, starting this month and through February 2012. Read more about this chronicle of murder and mayhem on the Bancroft Library website.

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