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Library Display Showcases Our Freedom to Read

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read, to access information, and to express ideas. This display highlights books from the Pollak Library collection that have been banned or censored in the United States and the world over. These titles include classics and contemporary works.

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Library Co-Sponsors California Prison Reform Discussion

California prison reform today: what’s happening? what’s changing? what’s left to be done? Join us for an important interdisciplinary conversation around the recent issue of Boom: A Journal of California, "Correcting California". RSVP today to join this important conversation.

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Does Your Research Paper Focus On an 18th Century Topic?

Provides digital access to works in English and foreign languages published in the UK and the Americas during the 18th century, including: books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides. Subject areas covered are history, geography, social sciences, art, technology, medicine, science, literature, language, philosophy, religion, and law.

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CFPs Now Open for Pollak Library Collection Grants

The Patrons of the Library are now accepting CSUF faculty proposals for the Pollak Library Collection Grants, for the purpose of enhancing and diversifying Pollak Library's print and electronic collections. Details, guidelines, applications, and FAQs are available on our website.

Details regarding the call for proposals for 2017-2018 exhibits

Announcing the Call for 2017-2018 Exhibit Proposals

The annual call for exhibit proposals is an open submission process for artists and curators to present and produce curated exhibitions in collaboration with Pollak Library. This includes our main gallery spaces, as well as other display places located throughout the Pollak Library.