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 [...]

Tip of the Week: Interlibrary Loan Requests


Even though the UCLA library system contains over nine million books and 70,000 journals, sometimes the one you want just isn’t here. Fortunately, our relationship with the University of California system and other universities enables us to expand our selection of resources available to you. If we don’t have access to [...]

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 [...]

Is Scopus important to your work? Tell UC about it.

Scopus User Survey

All ten UC campuses have access to Elsevier’s Scopus database for the 2014 calendar year. Scopus is a citation and abstracting database that covers a broad universe of peer reviewed journal and conference literature, with links to Fulltext – when available – through the library. Covering scientific, technical, medical, social science, [...]

Terence Tao Awarded 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics

UCLA’s Terence Tao was recently awarded one of five new Breakthrough Prizes in Mathematics, first awarded this year to honor “significant discoveries across the many branches of the subject” and each worth $3 million. Dr. Tao has been previously awarded mathematics’ highest honor, the Fields medal, and a MacArthur Fellowship, as well as [...]

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 [...]

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: New SEL Research Guide on Citizen Science!

Citizen Science (CS), also known as “crowd-sourced science”, is the fast-growing practice of volunteer public involvement in the gathering, analyzing, or sorting of scientific data for research purposes… and SEL is getting in on the action!

Inspired by local UCLA projects, such as the Ozcan Research Group’s Biogames and the community data collection project [...]

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, [...]

SEL Tip of the Week: Melvyl vs. the UCLA Library Catalog

The UCLA Library offers two main ways for users to search for books, journals, and other media holdings in the library system: with the UCLA Library Catalog, or with Melvyl. Many library users recognize that there must be some difference between the Catalog and Melvyl — the display of each is very different, and identical [...]