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  • Creative Media Studio
    or assist you with finding resources Uncategorized 1st Anniversary Student Showcase Winners announced September 10 2015 creative media studio It s already been a week since we celebrated our first anniversary Besides food raffles and good times we also enjoyed student works at a wonderful showcase We were very impressed with the quality of the work our students submitted Selecting winners was a hard task as there were so many outstanding creations In fact there were very close calls in all categories You may enjoy these students works here on this page er will be posting links to many others as we get access to them please be advised that none of the language has been screened for content listen to watch at your own discretion Here are the top winners broken down by 3 categories Music Ignacio Flores song Ivory Minutes feat Michael Arceneaux https soundcloud com ivoryrosecrown ivory minutes ftmichael arceneaux Video Lonnie Henderson short film HELPLESS https youtu be Bcftn2PU3Uk Art including animation photography art graphic design Erique DuBoise photography The following students placed second almost 1st for each of the categories Music Jonathan Tabor Video Alfred Muteti Conceptual Nike Boxing 2015 Commercial https vimeo com 125638792 Art Stanley Jeong animation Maria Villalobos graphic design Some more honorable mentions more to come Kristine Delicana Art http kristinedelicana wix com portfolio visdev zoom ctzx image 16br Philip Forestant Music Young and Gifted https youtu be ZRDN5AHoHmA Eli McDonald Music Ad Nauseum https soundcloud com bth1991 ant misbrhaein Josh Yeager Video Two Months on Two Wheels South East Asia 2014 https youtu be De A hDLETk Eva Cohen Video and graphic design Samvel Aleksanyan Art Fabrice Parchet Photography Uncategorized NEW Fall Hours August 24 2015 creative media studio We are now open Monday Thursday 9am 9pm Friday 9am 5pm

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/blogs/creative-media-studio/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Ways to Give | Oviatt Library
    Library materials How to Give To make a gift to the Oviatt Library or for further information on any of these gift possibilities contact Luann Rocha Director of Development Oviatt Library 818 677 2635 e mail luann rocha csun edu Support a Collection Donate a Book a Year A donation of 60 00 will buy one book A bookplate will be placed in the front of the book with your name or the name of someone you would like to remember or honor Adopt a Journal We need many donations for journals from all disciplines A minimum of 2 years subscription is required Donor names will be placed with the journal Adopt a Database There are many new databases which are really needed by our students If you support a database your name will appear each time a student accesses that database If a company donates a database the company name will appear when used by students The cost of databases vary Endow a Subject Collection Any of our subject collections are available for naming with a gift of 25 000 in an endowment This gift may be paid over a 5 year period The collection will then carry your name such as the Smith Shakespeare Collection or the Jones Accounting Collection and a plaque will be placed in the stacks with your name Interest from your endowment will purchase new books in your collection and each of the books will have a specially designed bookplate with your name Become a Friend of the Library Membership Membership in Friends of the Oviatt Library is 60 00 a year 35 00 for Seniors over 60 and includes Library check out privileges The Friends are very active in supporting events such as book sales speakers and exhibitions Meet people with interests similar to your own Donate a Leaf Acorn or Stone on the Tree of Friends The Tree offers permanent recognition of supporters on the wall in the Library Exhibit Gallery A donation of 500 for a leaf 1 000 for an acorn and 2 000 for a stone will go toward the General Collections Endowment Many alums and parents of students have donated to the Tree as well as those honoring the memory of parents or friends Sponsor an Exhibit The Library puts on exhibits throughout the year and needs sponsors to fund mounting printing and mailing costs A 5 000 gift will sponsor an exhibit and will receive full recognition in all exhibit publicity Smaller gifts will acknowledge the donor as a co sponsor Endowment Opportunities Make a Gift to The Library Endowment This endowment has been established to support the Library s Collection and to assure that there will be funds in the future to buy books and materials The Library spends only the interest so your gift will always be a part of the endowment Start Your Own Endowment This is a way to build your own gift over the years with the funds going toward a Library

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/Give?section=webheader (2016-02-17)
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  • The Gift of Giving: The Sharon Fogarty Young Readers’ Collection | Oviatt Library
    literature and its illustrations but also for her love of sharing them with others particularly with her nieces and nephews David Erin Eileen and Erik as they grew Every Christmas each received three books with inscriptions from their Aunt Sharon So great was the anticipation of these books that over the years it became a family tradition to open Sharon s gifts first Those children now adults hold cherished memories of their Aunt Do their nickname for Sharon pronounced Doe Few things gave Sharon more pleasure than to see the excitement in the eyes of her nieces and nephews as they opened their new books Sharon s love of children s literature was further made clear by the discovery of numerous children s books found in her home following her death This discovery evidenced Sharon s intent to gift the books to the great nieces and nephews in the years that lay ahead Sharon s tradition of book giving to young Fogarty family members was carried on by her sister Kathleen Edquist who gave out the books to her great nieces and nephews In each book Kathleen included the inscription From the Library of Great Aunt Do Sharon Fogarty Young Readers Collection Bookplate A longtime member of The Friends of the Oviatt Library Sharon demonstrated her commitment to the library through a future planned gift in support of the library s collection No finer choice was that than of her family s establishment of the Sharon Fogarty Young Readers Collection The books are a valuable asset to the CSUN campus and are also of benefit to its surrounding community and honors her memory by the inclusion of a Sharon Fogarty Young Readers Collection bookplate placed in each and every book funded by the endowment The Sharon Fogarty endowment assures that

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/eNews/Winter-2015/featured-sharon-fogarty (2016-02-17)
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  • What's Up: Oviatt Library Outreach Services | Oviatt Library
    are conducted by Oviatt librarians For current CSUN students the focus of the tour is often centered on the Library s wide variety of services however for non CSUN students the tours can be tailored to specific areas of interest According to Outreach Librarian Coleen Martin K 12 and community college tours provide prospective CSUN students with an opportunity to see a variety of the resources and services that a college library has to offer When students visit the Creative Media Studio and find out that our students have access to Go Pro Cameras for their projects and then they visit the Teacher Curriculum Center and find puppets and games that are used in classrooms they realize just how much our library has says Martin After a tour it s not uncommon for young people to say that they can t wait to come to school at CSUN once they graduate And that s what we love to hear A young student looking at an exhibition in the Library Exhibit Gallery For our community visitors tours are offered through a volunteer docent program run by the Oviatt s Friends of the Library Individual community members or groups are encouraged to tour the state of the art facility and to get acquainted with the vast resources and diverse programming that the Oviatt Library has to offer In addition to the tours Oviatt s Outreach Services also offers the option of Library instruction to visiting K 12 and community college classes Last year Oviatt librarians conducted 37 Library lectures to 1 190 local students The goal of these lectures is to teach research and critical thinking skills that will help students to be more successful in their coursework Our class visit to the Oviatt allowed me for the first time to really

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/eNews/Winter-2015/whats-outreach-services (2016-02-17)
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  • Oviatt Spotlight: CSU Japanese American Digitization Project | Oviatt Library
    September 11 th attacks It is important to sustain a dialog regarding how we treat whole segments of our population based on the ill intentions of a few This project not only allows us to reflect on our actions during World War II but provides a moral compass to guide us toward greater cultural understanding in light of the many complicated social and political issues we face today Featured materials from the Oviatt Library Special Collections and Archives include oral history recordings and correspondence from confinement sites such as Manzanar Tule Lake and others across the nation The database contains newspapers written printed and distributed by camp detainees There are also governmental records such as those from the War Relocation Authority that provide camp photographs maps and reports Of special interest are personal scrapbooks as well as letters and postcards from the public expressing support both for and against the incarcerations As a multi institutional effort many of the collections have local significance that is important to not only students scholars and historians but to those interested in tracing their genealogy and family histories Backside of postcard with cartoon of U S plane bombing Tokyo and an angry Japanese citizen reacting See Full Record in the Collection The project first began in 2014 with a planning grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize and offer these materials online as a proof of concept This resulted in over 400 digitized documents across nine participating campuses and the creation of a web portal to disseminate information about the project and the collections represented therein The site also offers a growing bibliography and links provided to scholarly publications relevant to these collections With four additional campuses and funding from the National Parks Service this project will now be formally implemented

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/eNews/Winter-2015/spotlight-digitization-project (2016-02-17)
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  • Thanks & Recognition: Dr. Harry Stone | Oviatt Library
    doctorate with his dissertation on Dickens starting a truly lifelong pursuit of all things Dickens Over the years Dr Stone s passion for Dickens continued and his respected scholarship on the subject flourished During his distinguished career he wrote or edited nine books on Dickens He opened up the world of Charles Dickens to the thousands of CSUN students who passed through his classroom His acquisition of Dickens materials continued and over the years has become one of the largest collections of Dickens memorabilia Dr Stone s is absolutely one of the best private collections of Dickensiana in the world Included are not just many first editions of the author but also Dickens s personal letters documents proof sheets and photographs At almost 2000 items it is a real Dickensian treasure trove Dickens Dinner Oviatt Library November 21 2003 Harry Stone center pictured with son Jonathan and daughter Ann Some of these valuable items were on display in an exhibit at the Oviatt in 2003 Those pieces and the rest of his precious collection will eventually find a permanent home at the Oviatt Dr Stone and his family have generously bequeathed this incredible collection to CSUN s library We are extremely honored that the Oviatt Library will be the recipient of Dr Stone s prestigious Dickens collection one of the largest of its kind in the world says Oviatt Library Dean Mark Stover The Library is privileged to care for this wonderful gift and steward this important scholarly collection which will be studied and analyzed by current and future CSUN students and faculty along with visiting scholars and preserved for generations yet to come This rich and important scholarly gift will draw research interest for many years No doubt Victorian literature popular culture and history scholars will come from all

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/eNews/Winter-2015/thanks-dr-harry-stone (2016-02-17)
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  • We Would Like you to Meet: Nimilolu Fafowora | Oviatt Library
    to apply This time last year I was working in a biomechanics lab here at CSUN I was under a contract but my PI Principal Investigator knew I was the only student studying mechanical engineering Somehow he got a hold of the email and job description for the WISE internship and he strongly recommended that I apply Seeing that it was everything I was looking for in a student job I went ahead and applied And thankfully I was hired I know that this internship is a new position but have you been on the job long enough to share some specifics about the responsibilities and or expectations that are involved I have been working with WISE for about three months now so I do feel somewhat settled in A lot of my responsibilities are exactly those of an intern with some administrative work Sending emails making copies helping organizing events contacting student clubs faculty and colleges In a sense I feel like a large part of my job is to help students at CSUN get better acquainted with WISE informing them about what we have to offer How do you think the WISE Internship will help better prepare you to enter the workforce after graduation The task of carrying out specific instructions will be vital to any job when I enter the workforce In addition to that working closely with professionals you re given the opportunity to talk and discuss and gain some insights into the professional world What are your plans post Pomp and Circumstance Well to be perfectly honest the first thing I want to do is to go on vacation and get myself officially prepared before entering the workforce To be more specific I am hoping to work for a small but well known engineering company One that gives me room to learn the ins and outs of the company From there I would love to come back and get my Master of Engineering Management Then maybe in the far future begin an engineering company that specializes in prosthetics Nimilolu Fafowora C from shopwishbone com Can you tell our eNews readers a little bit about your online fashion business and what the future might hold for that impressive undertaking Thank you for asking Jim Since you did I m going to put in a little plug for it The online store is called Shopwishbone com We just recently launched in August with two of my sisters The future for the store is looking great We will be launching a second collection in December just in time for Christmas Although we are currently only online we hope to start setting up locations in about three to five years You re a college student with an internship and a business that you are helping to manage so I am guessing that the concept of free time is not wholly familiar to you But if I don t know say someone added an extra day to the month What

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/eNews/Winter-2015/meet-nimilolu-fafowora (2016-02-17)
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  • Message from the Dean: The Gift of Giving Back | Oviatt Library
    the CSU Japanese American History Digitization Project I am grateful to the many survivors of Japanese American internment camps who documented their experiences through letters photographs news clippings and diaries and then donated those primary source documents to libraries including the Oviatt throughout the California State University system These donations of personal items many of which held great sentimental value to the families are now being digitized through a federal grant to the Oviatt Library and other CSU libraries The giving back aspects are twofold First the original donors gave back to future generations by parting with what were undoubtedly precious family records and photographs Second the Oviatt Library through its digitization program is giving back to the broader community through a thorough digitization process which will enable visitors from all over the world to find and view these primary sources that are critical to the enterprise of research teaching and learning We also give thanks and recognition in this issue of the eNews to Dr Harry Stone faculty emeritus of English at CSUN Dr Stone has pledged his exhaustive collection of Charles Dickens books to the Oviatt Library a collection which is one of the finest in the world After a long career of teaching CSUN students Dr Harry Stone is now giving back to us in the form of a labor of love his lifelong dedication to the work of the great English writer Charles Dickens Thank you Dr Stone for your gift which will greatly assist CSUN students and literature scholars as they study the rare book collection of this classic author Please be sure to read the other eNews articles along with the three that I ve highlighted in my dean s message And remember that just as others have given to us so we too

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/eNews/Winter-2015/message-dean (2016-02-17)
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