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Maya Angelou, 1928-2014

DATE: Tue, 10 Jun 2014

“Dr. Maya Angelou [was] one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Hailed as a global renaissance woman, Dr. Angelou [was] a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist." (source:

Learn more about Maya Angelou from her website

Read Maya Angelou’s obituary in the New York Times

Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. New York : Bantam Books: 1971. Insert a description of the image here.
Insert a description of the image here. Angelou, Maya, Diego Rivera, and Linda Sunshine. Still I Rise. New York: Random House, 2001.
Angelou, Maya. Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now. New York: Random House, 1993. book cover
Insert a description of the image here. Angelou, Maya. The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou. New York: Random House, 1994.
Angelou, Maya. On the Pulse of Morning. New York: Random House, 1993.
Insert a description of the image here. Angelou, Maya. Even the Stars Look Lonesome. New York: Random House, 1997.

See the library's complete holdings of works by and about Maya Angelou

Summer hours at the library

DATE: Mon, 19 May 2014

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Our summer hours began May 17th and end August 24, the day before Fall semester classes begin. The hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. We are closed Saturday and Sunday. We will also be closed on May 26th for Memorial Day and July 4th for Independence Day. Librarians are available on call. Please ask at the circulation desk, should you need assistance. 

Try a research guide

DATE: Thu, 22 Aug 2013

Looking for sources for a research project? Try clicking Start Your Research on the library homepage. We have many subject-specific guides that will point you toward books in our library and others, key databases and journal titles, web sites, and more. Lists of new books and DVDs in that area, and tables of contents of most recent issues of key journals, are updated automatically. You will also see the contact information for the librarian subject specialist in that area. Ask us a question, or let us know if there’s a resource you think should be included! You can choose guides by subject (Cultural Studies, for example), or you can click on a course code, such as SBS, to see a list of guides that are relevant to research in that area.

Read for fun @CSUMB Library

DATE: Tue, 18 Dec 2012

great gatsby book cover

The CSUMB Library's Recreational Reading page makes it easy to browse for a good book to read.

Whether you prefer adventure, romance, humor, or fantasy, you're sure to find something to enjoy.

Read for fun @CSUMB Library

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