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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Faculty Survey – Ithaka S+R

During April 28-May 12, the UCLA Library will be administering the Ithaka S+R Faculty Survey, which is an important tool for studying the impact of digital technologies on research, teaching, and publishing.

The survey, a local version of Ithaka S+R’s long-standing nationwide surveys, asks for faculty members’ perspectives on a range of topics, focusing [...]

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

 

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 [...]