Why we collect: Fiat Lux looks at the experts, ideas that bring our collections to life


At the Library, we collect for many reasons. The most important one? To provide students, faculty, and patrons with access to the thoughts, discoveries, and imaginings of human civilization. Inside this issue, we delve into the topic of scholarly resources — what we’re collecting    to serve today’s scholars and why this work is so vital to research and discovery at UC Berkeley and around the world. Click through the pages above to explore this issue, or download the PDF.