BrowZine: Browse Scholarly Journals on your Tablet or iPhone

We now have access to BrowZine at UCLA! BrowZine is a tablet application that lets you browse, read, and monitor thousands of scholarly journals available from the UCLA Library. Download it now!

Features of BrowZine include:

Create a personal bookshelf of favorite journals Be alerted when new issues are published Easily save [...]

On Display @ Biomed Library: Optical Cards Created by Mary Lewis in 1828

Well, Well, and What Have We Here: Optical Cards created by Mary Lewis in 1828

A mini-exhibit for August 2014 asks (but does not answer) the question: Who was Mary Lewis of Camp Hill (Birmingham, England?) and, in 1828, why did she make 58 carefully handwritten, illustrated flash cards which addressed problems, phenomena, and [...]

New Licensed Resource: Online Access to Scientific American

UCLA now has online access (2010 – ) to Scientific American.

Scientific American is the world’s premier magazine of scientific discovery and technological innovation for the general public. Readers turn to it for a deep understanding of how science and technology can influence human affairs and illuminate the natural world. In every issue, leading [...]

New Licensed Resources: IOP eBooks and ASME Digital Collection

IOP eBooks

The UCLA Library has recently licensed IOP ebooks (Institute of Physics).

This license will provide perpetual access to 35 titles being published throughout the year in two series: IOP Expanding Physics (which offers in-depth texts on key areas in Physics) and IOP Concise Physics (which contains shorter texts focused on rapidly [...]

Librarian & Science Libraries Coordinator Anita Colby Retires from UCLA

This month SEL will be saying goodbye to longtime librarian and fearless leader Anita Colby, who is retiring on June 27, 2014 from her position as Coordinator of the Science and Engineering Libraries (SEL). Anita has been with UCLA for the entirety of her 36 year career providing thoughtful leadership, mentoring, and considerable influence to [...]

SEL Tip of the Week: Library Access After Graduation

Congratulations to all of our graduating Bruins!

Wondering what happens to your library access after graduation?

Off-campus access to online resources such as article databases is restricted to current students, faculty, and staff. Once your status is updated with the Registrar’s Office you will only be able to access these resources from an on-campus [...]

SEL Tip of the Week: Try MarinLit Database Trial

Help the Library evaluate a new research database that is being considered for possible subscription.

We have a 30 day trial (ending June 13th) for MarinLit, through the Royal Society of Chemistry.

MarinLit is a marine natural products literature database with 26,000+ article citations to date, coverage back to 1983. It’s searchable by keywords, [...]

Electronic Lab Notebooks: Workshop @ the Biomedical Library 6/25


Next in the Data Wednesdays Series:

The “what’s”, “why’s” and “how’s” of Electronic Lab Notebooks June 25, 2014 12 noon – 1pm Biomedical Library Classroom (12-077X CHS)

Your data are probably stored as digital files, while the information about your experiment is in your paper notebook. Have you wondered what it would [...]

Stressbusters During 10th Week @ the Science Libraries

Stressed about finals? Stop by the Science and Engineering Library and the Biomedical Library during tenth week 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, frisbees, and more!

FREE Chair Massage during 10th Week SEL/EMS [...]

Raising the Impact of Research, Scholarship, and Education through Openness – Presentation at YRL

“Raising the Impact of Research, Scholarship, and Education through Openness” Wednesday, May 14 10 a.m. – noon Charles E. Young Research Library Presentation Room (YRL 11348)

Technology has revolutionized the way we create and share knowledge, opening up pathways to advance and democratize research and education that are just beginning to be realized. New [...]