Data 101: Introduction to Research Data Management 1/22 @12pm

Drowning in data? Need to write a data management plan? Responsible for your lab’s research data? The Library can help!

Attend our January Data Wednesdays workshop Data 101: Introduction to Research Data Management to learn how to manage your research data more effectively. The workshop will be held at the Biomedical Library Classroom on Wednesday, [...]

UC Open Access Policy Takes Effect for UCLA Faculty November 1, 2013

The new systemwide UC Open Access Policy takes effect for UCLA faculty starting today, November 1, 2013. As UCLA Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Scott L. Waugh noted in an October 8 announcement, the policy “allows faculty members to maintain legal control over their research articles while making their work much more widely available [...]

Describing and Organizing Your Data: a Workshop

A recent study in PLOS ONE showed that sharing your research data can lead to about a 70% increase in citations for your article! Making your data available is a great way to advance knowledge, but your data is no good to anyone if it doesn’t come with contextualizing information that will help others (and [...]

GIS Day 2012 at UCLA Library

The UCLA Library will be celebrating the nationwide GIS Day 2012 on Wednesday, November 14, from 1pm – 3pm in the research commons on the first floor of the Charles E. Young Research Library. This year the focus is on “Discovering the World Through GIS.” We will showcase applications of geographical information systems (GIS) [...]

Inspec Versus Compendex

Article databases are great resources to search the literature. Engineering students should be aware of two databases that the UCLA Library provides access to: Compendex(the “COMPuterized ENgineering inDEX”) and Inspec(via the Web of Knowledge). Both deliver a wide array of abstracts, which give users a summary of an article and link to UC-eLinks, which [...]

Endeavour flyover

Image from UCLA Newsroom

In light of today’s Endeavour Space Shuttle flyover, SEL would like to highlight some of our aeronautics, astronautics, and space sciences resources available to UCLA students, staff, and faculty.

Did you know NASA has open access eBooks available for download on their website? Check out titles such as “Celebrating 30 [...]