The Ray M. Culter Nature Conservancy Papers Finding Aids Available

For the past sixty years, The Nature Conservancy has fought to protect natural habitats and clean up our waterways.  Founded in 1950 as the Ecologists Union by a group of scientists, The Nature Conservancy has preserved 119 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of river throughout the world.  Today, this private, nonprofit organization is a leader in the field of conservation with more than one million members and offices in thirty countries.  The Archives and Rare Books Library holds the papers of Ray M. Culter, a former Vice President of the Nature Conservancy, which consists of 43 linear feet of material pertaining to his work with the Conservancy including correspondence, financial records, newsletters, brochures, and reports.  A new group of papers was recently added to this collection consisting of Culter’s papers from his work with both The Nature Conservancy and other conservation groups including American Rivers, The Potomac Conservancy, and the Center for Watershed Protection. Continue reading The Ray M. Culter Nature Conservancy Papers Finding Aids Available

UC Libraries Introduce Retooled Homepage

UC Libraries Retooled Homepage
UC Libraries Retooled Homepage

Introduced August 18, the retooled homepage provides direct access to library resources. Front and center on the retooled homepage is a new search box that allows users to search for library resources such as books, articles, electronic journals, and more.

Users can also access online reference materials such as almanacs, dictionaries, and encyclopedias, as well as links to “Help Using the Library.”

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