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,

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)
  2. California Buckeye tree planted in 1882
  3. The Last Dryad (Calder sculpture)
    See #13 in this self-guided tour to UCB outdoor art:
  4. Patio behind Women’s Faculty Club (excellent Strawberry creek viewing spot)
  5. Visit the iconic Campanile
  6. Sproul Plaza, a.k.a. the birthplace of the Free Speech Movement