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  • san fernando valley | Oviatt Library
    V S C November 4 1968 Van Nuys Then and Now Posted on December 15 2015 Los Angeles is a key shaped city spread cross a large swath of Southern California Encompassing almost 470 square miles the City has almost twice the landmass of Chicago One of the more interesting aspects of the area is its multitude of smaller districts towns and neighborhoods that fan out from the city proper Van Nuys is one of these towns urban archives special collections archives correspondence publications photographs san fernando valley los angeles Read more Peek in the Stacks blog entries Read more about Van Nuys Then and Now Publications by Monsignor Francis J Weber Posted on October 14 2014 Monsignor Francis J Weber is a distinguished Catholic scholar an Honorary Chaplain to His Holiness and the archivist for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles at the San Fernando Mission as well as a former professor of history at Queen of Angels Seminary Special Collections and Archives houses over 100 titles special collections rare books san fernando valley los angeles california Read more Peek in the Stacks blog entries Read more about Publications by Monsignor Francis J Weber Northeast Valley Oral History Project Posted on August 26 2014 In 2002 writer Emory Holmes II set out to establish a Poetry and Writers workshop at the Northeast Valley Senior Center in Pacoima California The project entitled Stories from my Hometown was largely funded by the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department Regional Arts Grants Program As a key component of the workshop elder citizens urban archives sound recordings photographs san fernando valley los angeles Read more Peek in the Stacks blog entries Read more about Northeast Valley Oral History Project The Campus Unrest Collections Posted on April 29 2014 The 1960s was a time when the status quo was quickly becoming unacceptable and change seemed inevitable By 1963 more than 16 000 American soldiers were stationed in South Vietnam with an even larger presence in Korea Americans had grown tired of foreign wars and protests grew as the Draft grew into a large concern for young people urban archives correspondence photographs publications ephemera los angeles san fernando valley Read more Peek in the Stacks blog entries Read more about The Campus Unrest Collections Slum Neighborhoods in Los Angeles Posted on March 11 2014 1938 marked one of the most economically devastating years of the Great Depression shortly following the recession of 1937 but preceding swift economic growth brought upon by the United States entrance into World War II In addition the 1930 s brought dramatic population growth in California due to special collections photographs scrapbooks san fernando valley los angeles california Read more Peek in the Stacks blog entries Read more about Slum Neighborhoods in Los Angeles 20th Anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake Posted on January 17 2014 The 6 7 magnitude Northridge Earthquake occurred at 4 31am on Monday January 17 1994 Its epicenter was around Wilbur Avenue and Arminta Street in Northridge about a

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  • university archives | Oviatt Library
    1960s and early 1970s left a lasting impression on the campus of San Fernando Valley State College now CSUN Special Collections is home to several books and archival collections that d iscuss this discord including two books representing different side s of what is known on campus as black history matters urban archives university archives special collections rare books publications photographs san fernando valley Read more Peek in the Stacks blog entries Read more about S F V S C November 4 1968 July Renovation Update Posted on July 21 2015 This summer Special Collections and Archives is beginning a two phase renovation project Progress behind the temporary wall continues Most of demolition has been completed and framing of the new Reading Room and other areas has begun The new HVAC system is being installed and urban archives special collections igra old china hands archives university archives Read more Peek in the Stacks blog entries Read more about July Renovation Update June Renovation Update Posted on June 23 2015 This summer Special Collections and Archives is beginning a two phase renovation project We ll be posting monthly updates here about the the project throughout the summer When both phases are complete Special Collections and Archives will have a new environmentally controlled and secure closed stacks area for our rare books artifacts and archival collections urban archives special collections igra old china hands archives university archives Read more Peek in the Stacks blog entries Read more about June Renovation Update 20th Anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake Posted on January 17 2014 The 6 7 magnitude Northridge Earthquake occurred at 4 31am on Monday January 17 1994 Its epicenter was around Wilbur Avenue and Arminta Street in Northridge about a mile from campus The earthquake and subsequent aftershocks caused extensive destruction to

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  • rare books | Oviatt Library
    of transformation of a character or an idea and the inclusion of the extraordinary special collections publications rare books international Read more Peek in the Stacks blog entries Read more about Once Upon a Time Mexican Independence Posted on September 15 2015 In honor of Mexican Independence Day which is celebrated on September 16th every year this blog post showcases some sources on Mexican Independence in Special Collections and Archives As neighbors most in the United States are aware of certain cultural aspects of Mexico but often don t reflect on special collections rare books Read more Peek in the Stacks blog entries Read more about Mexican Independence Religious Beliefs and Human Sexuality Posted on September 08 2015 The Vern and Bonnie Bullough Collection on Sex and Gender contains a variety of books that focus on the intersection of religion and human sexuality While some faiths might view sexuality as a taboo subject or even as an abomination other religions embrace and revere the human capacity for sexual expression special collections rare books Read more Peek in the Stacks blog entries Read more about Religious Beliefs and Human Sexuality Incunabula at the Oviatt Posted on September 01 2015 Before Johannes Gutenberg developed the printing press and moveable type in the 1440s books in Western Europe were handwritten copied and illustrated one at a time by scribes This made books extremely expensive to produce and relatively rare to own However with the advent of the printing press and moveable type special collections rare books Read more Peek in the Stacks blog entries Read more about Incunabula at the Oviatt The Dawning of a New Page Posted on May 12 2015 Artists books have been produced around the world and across artistic disciplines for nearly 200 years but weren t established as an official book or art genre until the 1970s Simply defined artists books can be thought of as unique works of art in book format though they special collections rare books international Read more Peek in the Stacks blog entries Read more about The Dawning of a New Page The Works of John Milton Posted on May 05 2015 John Milton was a seventeenth century English poet whose works have greatly influenced the literary world Milton wrote poetry and prose between 1632 and 1674 and is most famous for his epic poetry Special Collections and Archives holds a variety of Milton s major works including Paradise Lost special collections rare books publications Read more Peek in the Stacks blog entries Read more about The Works of John Milton Fashion and Beauty Trends Through History Posted on March 31 2015 Many beauty and fashion trends quickly fall out of vogue but others have more staying power In Special Collections there are many fashion books and magazines produced in numerous time periods as well as historical retrospectives that focus on the history of fashion and cosmetics Women in particular special collections rare books united states international Read more Peek in the Stacks

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  • Careers and Job Opportunities: Information on the Web and in the Library | Oviatt Library
    5381 E52 Volume I Career Fields describes more than 90 industries Volumes 2 3 4 and 5 contain over 500 individual job descriptions Professional Careers Sourcebook Detroit MI Gale Research 1990 latest copy is 2002 Reference Room ref HF 5381 A1 P76 Provides concise job descriptions employment outlook and salaries for 118 careers Lists reference materials some of which are available in the Oviatt Library and professional associations offering additional information about careers covered Vocational Careers Sourcebook Detroit MI Gale Research 1992 latest copy is 2000 Reference Room ref HF 5381 V52 Provides brief job descriptions salary information and employment outlook for 135 vocational occupations Lists reference materials and associations offering additional information about occupations covered Job Hunter s Sourcebook Detroit MI Gale Research 1991 latest copy is 2010 Reference Room ref HF 5382 75 U6 J63 Lists sources of job hunting information for specific professions and occupations in part 1 and general job hunting information in part 2 Check the library catalog under subject Careers for subdivisions such as Occupations Professions or Vocational guidance for the many resources available from Oviatt Library in print or electronically Job Listings Jump to Job Listings Websites Helpful Books about Job Opportunities Once you have determined what occupations interest you your job hunt begins The following web sites and print sources contain information that can help you find out about job openings Job Listing Websites California State University Northridge Career Center provides the university s students access to job openings employment interview opportunities and more Students should register with the Career Center and take advantage of their services Use your favorite internet search engine to find appropriate job listing websites As you search think about what kind of site will list the type of job you want to find Is it a job that is likely to be advertised in a local newspaper or one that would be advertised via a jobs available list at the website of a professionial association for people in a specific field that have specific credentials qualifications or academic degrees If the job you want is industry specific are there websites for people who work in that industry which include employment opportunity listings Be prepared to search at more than one website as employers will make different choices about where to list job openings If you know of specific companies you would like as an employer check their websites for job openings Directories of companies and information about specific companies is also available in sources shelved on the Business Index Table in the University Library Reference Room and via the Business links in the Business section of the Library s Databases by Subject page If you want a job in a specific geographic area Check to see if there also are websites featuring jobs in that area Examples of such websites for Los Angeles include JobStar CalJOBS Indeed Los Angeles Emplyment Yahoo Los Angeles Employment Use national job listing sites that allow you to limit your job search

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  • Copyright | Oviatt Library
    WASC Information Ask a Librarian Live Chat 24 7 Text a Librarian Reference Desk Subject Specialists Copyright Users of this site may copy content from its pages excluding any material for which California State University Northridge does not hold copyright without permission for educational personal or non commercial purposes The California State University Northridge Oviatt Library must be acknowledged in the copy Any public domain material embedded in this site may of course be used without permission We welcome links to our site You are free to establish a hypertext link to any Oviatt Library web page as long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site by California State University Northridge or the Oviatt Library For information about appropriate use of licensed electronic resources see Responsible Use of Electronic Resources Permission to Publish Materials Held in the Library Collections To request permission to publish materials held in the library collections please contact the Library Webmaster Notice to Copyright Holders The Oviatt Library has made every effort to secure permission to use the work of others on this site Any use of materials created by other individuals or institutions on this site is the result of explicit permission having been given by the copyright holder or a good faith belief following investigation that the work is in the public domain or a determination that incorporation of the work constitutes Fair Use for purposes of research and scholarship under U S copyright law U S Code Title 17 107 If you are a copyright claimant with regard to any work used on this site and you object to our use of it please contact the Library Webmaster About the Library About the Library Mission Vision and Values Visitor Information Personnel and Departments Strategic Planning Library History

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  • Privacy Policy | Oviatt Library
    2 months after an item is returned When the catalog retains the checkout history of an item that information remains confidential within the Library Access to My Library Account is a secured login For your protection you will be asked to come to the Library in person and to present identification if there are problems with your Library PIN Password Document Delivery Interlibrary Loan Documentation of requests is retained as necessary for the Library to comply with auditing copyright or other regulations Because of the software the Library uses this documentation will include names of borrowers Personal information provided in order to request ILL service might be forwarded on to other library lenders In some cases information about requests may be shared with other library staff for collection development and fine collection purposes however it remains confidential within the library Library Surveys Assessment Projects Information and data obtained by the Library through surveys or other means whose intended use it to provide assessment of services collections facilities etc are considered confidential and will not be shared except in aggregations to protect the privacy of individual participants Online Access Information collected from the Library Web site is not made available to any other entity outside the Library except as required by law There are different types of information that the Library may collect during your visit to our web site and associated web sites including the following Web Visit Logs The Library will use web server log information to create internal summary reports about web site use These web server logs are archived indefinitely The Library s web server logs will identify the host name and or the IP address of the computer that you use record date and time information as well as pages viewed We do not attempt to identify individual visitors from this information The Library creates summary reports of these transactions for internal analysis Any personally identifiable information is not released to external parties unless required by law Cookies The Library servers use cookies to provide access to restricted databases A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from our web site s server and stored on your computer s hard drive These cookies may remain on your computer s disk The cookies are used only to allow you to access licensed databases when you are not using a campus computer You may delete cookies from your computer but they must be allowed by your security settings to allow access to our databases remotely The Library does not gather and store personal information using cookies Information Voluntarily Provided by You The Library may use personal information provided in email requests such as Comments Ask A Librarian and Suggestion for Purchase web forms authentication sessions with library servers and other electronic transactions to contact you to provide the requested service and to analyze the effectiveness of services provided Personally identifiable information from these activities is not released to external parties unless required

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  • Library Web Site Accessibility | Oviatt Library
    the Oviatt Library web site The Oviatt Library is making every possible effort to ensure that all electronic and information technology developed procured maintained or used by the Oviatt Library is accessible to people with disabilities including faculty staff students and visitors The pages on our web server have been developed according to standards published by the World Wide Web Consortium s Web Accessibility Initiative If you cannot fully access the information on a particular page please contact the Library Webmaster Comments for Library Webmaster for assistance The accessibility of third party electronic resources linked to this site may vary If you have difficulty accessing the information provided by one of these resources Ask a Librarian whether there is an alternative resource that might be used The Library has established four assistive technology study rooms featuring a wide range of sophisticated hardware and software designed to increase access to Library resources for students with disabilities For further information and to learn more about the regulations governing the accessibility of electronic information products visit pages listed below Section 508 home page http www section508 gov Access Board http www access board gov 508 htm Web Accessibility Initiative WAI http www w3

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  • Searching Cited References | Oviatt Library
    Mass Media Index with full text CMMI Sociological Abstracts on CSA platform Sage supported searching the references and if the article is published by Sage it provides links to citing articles Google Scholar a free web search engine also helps identify cited references in open access journal articles and on websites Indirect Cited References Search for the author and or title in the collection ScienceDirect SciFinder Scholar s Chemical Abstracts Emerald PubMed JSTOR EBSCO platform CINAHL on EbscoHost PsycINFO on EbscoHost and Communication and Mass Media Index CMMI on EbscoHost EbscoHost help for cited references To search cited references select the pull down menu under More for Cited References link on the toolbar of CINAHL To search cited references click the Cited References button visible in both Basic and Advanced Search tabs in PsycINFO and CMMI Next Search by Cited Author Cited Source Cited Title Cited Date or All Citation Fields Use the format Lastname Initial Initial when searching by Cited Author In the results screen check boxes next to selected articles and click the Find Citing Articles button to view a list of sources that cite them In the Citing Articles screen click the Cited References link to view all the references given in a specific citing article Sociological Abstracts CSA link to Sociological Abstracts Set the field chooser on the far right to References RE and type in the author name s and or title for which you wish to find citations Click on individual items in the results list to view references citing the author or title you searched Click the Cited by NUMBER link next to the citation to find more articles containing that citation ScienceDirect link to ScienceDirect Using the advance search option link on the far right hand side of the search boxes search within References to locate journal articles that have cited an article patent or conference paper For some articles published by Elsevier Group use the Cited by link in the full record display to locate newer article s that have cited that article This feature is an exact word match in the reference list of each article The result of this search is heavily dependent that the reference is entered identically into the database It is important to try all possible formats To begin click on All Sources then search the References or alternatively Search for a known article by author and or title Select the title to view the abstract and related information The Cite by information box will be on the right hand side of the displayed page Emerald link to Emerald Emerald provides Cited by information in the abstract view for an article A reference may be discovered through a keyword search Sage link to Sage Sage provides a search of references Abstracts for articles published in the Sage journal collection provide citation information for articles which cite the publication in question at the bottom of the page on the left hand side links to finding citing articles

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