Statewide Assembly 2020

interior of Hearst Mining building photo by flickr user melystu
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 9:30am-3:30pm (ended)
290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building (Banatao Room)
UC Berkeley
Registration URL:
Contact person:
Naomi Shiraishi, nshiraishi@berkeley.edu

The in-person assembly at Berkeley has been cancelled. Please check back for information about a rescheduled virtual assembly. 

9:30-10:00: Registration, Coffee and Pastries

10am: Opening Remarks by Beth Dupuis (Senior AUL for Educational Initiatives, User Services, and Strategic Projects and Director of Doe, Moffitt and the Subject Specialty Libraries)

10:15: LAUC Statewide Committee Reports

10:30: Copyright Panel

  • Peggy Tahir, Fair Use and Images
  • Timothy Vollmer, Text Data Mining
  • Kyra Folk-Farber, Music Modernization Act
  • Melissa Stoner and Joy Holland, Tribal Considerations in University Collecting and Access

12:00-1:45 Lunch. In addition to collegial lunch conversations, we have two lunchtime opportunities:

  • Join LAUC-Berkeley R&PD event: "Librarians as Researchers: A LAUC-B Workshop"
  • Tour of the Bancroft (limited, sign-up to follow)

1:45: Annette Buckley - Service roles spreadsheet presentation

2:00: President’s Report

2:15: Small group discussions (idea solicitation to follow). Potential topics include:

  • Reorganizations/LAUC role/Librarian impact
  • Subject/discipline break-out sessions
  • Continuing progress Overcoming Barriers to LAUC Participation
  • LAUC connect future planning
  • Copyright – digging deeper
  • Academic Freedom - APM-011 

3:15: Full group discussion, wrap-up

3:30: Adjourn

Post-Assembly Happy Hour for those not in a rush to travel

Links to committee and representative reports will be posted here. 

The campus area is served by BART and AC Transit; see the campus Directions & Parking page for more details.

The Hearst Building is stop #6 on the Perimeter Line shuttle ($1), which departs from the Downtown Berkeley BART station.

Parking recommendations can be found on the Directions & Parking page.

A block of 10 rooms at the Bancroft Hotel are reserved for LAUC members at a special rate of $139/night. 510-549-1000.

Other local accommodations:
Graduate Berkeley: 2600 Durant Ave. 510-845-8981 
Berkeley City Club: 2315 Durant Ave. 510-848-7800
Doubletree Hotel: 200 Marina Blvd. 510-548-7920 (free shuttle to campus)
The Faculty Club: on campus. 510-540-5678
Hotel Shattuck Plaza: 2086 Allston Way. 510-845-7300 
Rose Garden Inn: 2740 Telegraph Ave. 800-992-9005

Take a self-guided tour around the beautiful Berkeley campus. The following landmarks are noted on this campus map

  1. Rondo II (Bruce Beasley sculpture)
    https://news.berkeley.edu/2013/12/10/mining-circle-sculpture-finds-a-permanent-home-on-campus/
  2. California Buckeye tree planted in 1882
    https://facilities.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/loafers_guide_to_the_u.c._berkeley_campus_pt._2.pdf
  3. The Last Dryad (Calder sculpture)
    See #13 in this self-guided tour to UCB outdoor art: https://capitalstrategies.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/publicartcollectionbrochure-2001.pdf
  4. Patio behind Women’s Faculty Club (excellent Strawberry creek viewing spot)
    https://creeks.berkeley.edu/publications/year-1-annual-monitoring-report-riparian-vegetation-enhancement-womens-faculty-club
  5. Visit the iconic Campanile
    https://visit.berkeley.edu/campus-tourscampanile-tour/
  6. Sproul Plaza, a.k.a. the birthplace of the Free Speech Movement
    https://bancroft.berkeley.edu/FSM/marcus.html