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Are you a new sciences graduate student?  Drop by the Science and Engineering Library Research... more
The extensive Arabic and Syriac manuscripts of St. Catherine’s Monastery of the Sinai will become... more
For some of us, summer break means almost three months away from anything resembling a textbook.... more
Doug Worsham - 2018 Librarian of the Year
The Librarian of the Year Award Committee is pleased to announce that the winner of this year’s... more
Hawking Tribute “There is no such thing as a standard run-of-the mill human being. And however... more

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UCLA Library Special Collections offers research fellowships to visiting scholars and UCLA graduate students to support their use of special collections materials. Amounts range from $500 to $5,000. The application deadline is November 1, 2018.
The extensive Arabic and Syriac manuscripts of St. Catherine’s Monastery of the Sinai will become accessible to scholars around the world with the support of a $980,000 grant from Arcadia to the UCLA Library.
On a dark and stormy night in a villa on Lake Geneva, Mary Shelley conceived Victor Frankenstein and his monster. Two hundred years later, her timeless novel celebrates its bicentenary in this exhibit in the Charles E. Young Research Library.
Search the Digital Collections for images, audio, video, and text selected from the breadth of Library holdings. This image is a detail from the "Lyrical Map of the Concept of Los Angeles."