2014 UCLA Library Edible Book Festival

Enter to win or just come take part in the festivities! Taste the entries and participate in choosing the people’s choice award. For contest details, visit http://www.library.ucla.edu/news/edible-book-festival

 

Publish in RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry) via Open Access, Free of Charge

RSC’s (Royal Society of Chemistry) Gold for Gold Initiative: Renewed for 2014!

Gold for Gold is an innovative experiment from RSC Publishing that enables researchers to publish their paper in RSC journals free of charge, as a Gold Open Access (OA) article, without paying the normal Article Publication Fee (APF). As a subscribing institution [...]

Stressbusters During 10th Week & Finals @ the Science Libraries

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

FREE Chair [...]

Data Wednesdays Workshop 3/19 @ the Biomed Library: Manage Your Lab Notebook

Can you decipher notebook entries from students who have left your lab? Can you piece together a project from notes taken three years ago? Do you know where the relevant raw data and aliquots are? Is it clear how the students analyzed their data?

Join us at our next Data Wednesday session:

March 19th, [...]

Help the Library! Participate in Library Website Usability Testing

USABILITY @ UCLA LIBRARY

Researching and addressing usability concerns for the library.

The introduction of a new homepage is a first step in a larger site wide redesign process, and we are conducting “usability lite” drop in sessions next week to gather feedback on another more extensive [...]

Love Your Librarian? Nominate Them!

2014 Librarian of the Year Award

The Librarians Association of the University of California, Los Angeles (LAUC-LA) invites nominations from UCLA faculty, staff, and students for its 2014 Librarian of the Year Award.

The deadline for nominations is Monday, March 3, 2014.

This award recognizes excellence in librarianship that furthers the teaching and research [...]

Film Screening to Celebrate Data Privacy Month: Terms and Conditions May Apply

In honor of Data Privacy Month and in collaboration with UCLA Privacy Board and UCLA Office of Information Technology, the UCLA Library will host a screening of the award winning documentary Terms and Conditions May Apply.

February 12, 2014 10am Charles E. Young Research Library, Presentation Room

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Win Cash for Your Hard Work! UCLA Library Prize for Undergraduate Research

Call for Applications! UPDATE: NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE 3/21!

The Library Prize for Undergraduate Research recognizes and honors excellence in undergraduate research at UCLA. Over $3,000 in prizes will be awarded to individual and group projects in the Sciences, Social Sciences, and Arts and Humanities. Projects ranging from freshman papers to senior theses will [...]

Stressbusters During 10th Week at 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, counseling, silent disco, and more!

FREE Chair Massage during 10th [...]

SEL Thanksgiving Hours (11/27 – 12/1)

Just a reminder that our hours during the Thanksgiving break (Wednesday, Nov 27 – Sunday, Dec 1) are as follows:

SEL/Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Collection (8270 Boelter Hall):

Wednesday 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday CLOSED Friday CLOSED Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday 1 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Reference service: Wednesday 10 [...]