Turkey and Everything at City of Hope

November 25, 2015

As City of Hope community members prepare for their Thanksgiving celebrations with family and friends Library Services would like to provide a #throwbackthursday from November 23, 1967.

Scope, a City of Hope employee newsletter, ran a small story in their December, 1967 issue about the patient and staff Thanksgiving Dinner. They served a variety of Thanksgiving Day classics, including cranberry jelly and pumpkin pie. YUM!

Thanksgiving at COH 1967

Image from City of Hope Archives

Want to learn more about City of Hope’s history? Contact Susan Yates, Archives Program Manager, at syates@coh.org or Jennifer Miller, Digitization Archivist, at jennmiller@coh.org.


Need more time with your checked-out items?

November 25, 2015

If you have materials checked out from the library, and you aren’t quite finished with them yet–Note that each check-out, including the initial check-out, is for two weeks–you can renew the materials up to two times from the comfort of your home or office. You can locate the renewal portal three ways:

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Stem Cell Research News November 9, 2015

November 19, 2015

The November 9th issue of the Stem Cell Research News has been posted.

The Cancer Letter November 13, 2015

November 19, 2015

The November 13, 2015 issue of Cancer Letter has been posted.

The Cancer Letter November 6, 2015

November 19, 2015

The November 6, 2015 issue of Cancer Letter has been posted.

Interlibrary Loan Update: Better Service for Our Users and Peer Libraries

November 18, 2015

In October, we invited Atlas Systems out for a two-day ILLiad tune-up. As you may know, ILLiad is our online document delivery and interlibrary loan system. The visit focused on workflow reviews and feature enhancements. The result? Better service for both our patrons and peer libraries.

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Take Action on World Diabetes Day: Do Three Things

November 13, 2015


  1. Watch this 3 minute video for tips on what you can do for yourself and your family to engage in physical activity, brought to you by the National Diabetes Education Program (a partnership of NIH and CDC).
  2. Come by the Graff Library building and use one of our walking stations or our bike station so you can exercise while you work.
  3. Learn more about diabetes. Visit the MedlinePlus Diabetes Health Topic page for statistics, news, new research, videos, and tips for lowering your risk for diabetes. Check out the Spanish version of the page by clicking on the “Español” button at the top right-hand area.