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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

SEL Tip of the Week: Practicing Internet Safety on Campus

Photo from Flickr user Vhorvat.

The Library Digital Initiatives and IT department recently announced that articles can now be accessed through UC e-Links even via the unauthenticated UCLA_Web wireless network. The result is that non-UCLA researchers can find and use these resources on their own devices, instead of waiting for one of a [...]

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


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 [...]

SEL Tip of the Week: Beef Up Your Technology Skills With Safari Books Online

Learn software, creative, business, and personal skills with the library’s subscription to Safari Books Online! This digital library of technical e-books and videos for all levels can be accessed from home so you can learn on your own schedule.

Popular subjects include:

desktop and web applications digital media information technology and software development [...]

SEL Tip of the Week: Off-Campus Access to Library Resources

Access databases, articles, and ebooks from home.. or anywhere!

The library subscribes to many online books, journals, and databases. These resources are accessible from any computer on campus. However, to access these sites from off-campus, you must set up either the Bruin OnLine Proxy Server (a simple setting in your browser) or the UCLA [...]

SEL Graduate Student Resource Fair 9/27

Are you a new science and engineering graduate student? Drop by our Research Commons this Friday to learn more about the library! Meet your subject librarian, learn about subject specific research resources, ask about data management, and more! We will also have snacks and vendor swag!

Friday, September 27, 2013 3pm – 6pm (drop-in) 8251 [...]