Stressed about finals? Stop by the Science and Engineering Library and the Biomedical Library during tenth week and finals for some relaxing, stress-busting activities! No RSVP is required but space and supplies are limited.
Also, check out more events at other UCLA Libraries, including therapy dogs, meditation, craft events, and more!
The Tag-a-thon for Yellowback novels from Library Special Collections was a rousing success! There were approximately 65 attendees, mostly a mix of English graduate students and faculty. In the 90 minutes of active tagging, the Flickr site received approximately 49,527 views of the digitized images and all images now have at least a couple of tags each.
The major journal publisher Elsevier recently changed its article sharing and hosting policy in ways that severely limit authors’ control of their own intellectual property. Elsevier is the largest publisher of academic journals in the world with nearly 2,500 peer-reviewed titles, and its 2014 profit margin was 37%.
On September 28, 2015, Knovel will be launching a 5-week Knovel Academic Challenge giving instructors the chance to implement real-life engineering and science practices into their curriculum, and immerse their students in a professional problem-solving environment.While working each week’s problem set and utilizing Knovel’s trusted content and interactive tools from within the challenge itself, participants will be competing for points on an individual and institutional level.
Are you a new science and engineering graduate student? Drop by our Research Commons on 9/28 to learn more about the library! Meet your subject librarian, learn about subject specific research resources, take a tour, ask about data management, and more! We will also have snacks and vendor swag!
Henry Hebard West (known as H. H. West) was an amateur photographer who documented his life in Los Angeles and his travels around California and across the United States from about 1895 until his death in 1958. The H. H. West Collection consists of the negatives of his photographs, along with accompanying negative sleeves, which West himself annotated.
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