IGS Library

The Library Corner - Spring 2023 Edition

May 22, 2023

BIMI Cultures in Community Mural @ the IGS Library!

The IGS Library is so pleased to partner with the Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative (BIMI) to display this mural. It is a colorful and joyful addition to the Library.

The IGS Library seeks to be a welcoming place for all UC Berkeley students. We want the IGS Library to better...

BIMI Cultures in Community Program Mural

"To belong in a land away from home is a diasporic dream."

~Harpreet Mangat, Ph.D., Executive Director Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative (BIMI)

What does belonging mean and how does one belong?

What does belonging mean and how does one belong? The Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative’s Cultures and Communities...

Jordan Gerner

Government Information Collection and Circulation Specialist

Jordan Gerner is the Government Information Collection and Circulation Specialist at the IGS Library. Jordan manages circulation and processes and catalogs archival materials. He also assists with the Library's local government digitization project. Jordan has a BA in film studies from the Academy of Art in San Francisco.

IGS Library Staff Contact Information

Name Title Email ( all email aliases end in @berkeley.edu) Gerner, Jordan Circulation Supervisor jgerner Kasianovitz, Kris Library Director krisk22 King, Paul D. Library Supervisor and PPIC Coordinator pking2 Toyama, Robert Library Cataloger rtoyama

The Library Corner - Fall 2022 Edition

December 9, 2022

Need a warm and welcoming space to study? The IGS Library is OPEN!

Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm.

Staff are available to assist with access to the Library’s collections and research questions 1pm to 5pm or you can contact us by email to set up a research consultation.

Robert Toyama

IGS Library Cataloger

Robert Toyama is the IGS Library’s part-time cataloger. He is responsible for creating metadata and bibliographic records to make the library’s collections discoverable in UC Library Search. He is also the Cataloging Coordinator at the Ethnic Studies Library, processing library materials for the Asian...

Paul King

Library Supervisor and PPIC Coordinator
Paul King is the Circulation Supervisor and PPIC Coordinator for the Institute of Governmental Studies Library. In addition, he serves as reference staff and a technical services professional. Paul studied political science at Evergreen College in Olympia, WA.