Electronic Resource & Database Access

There will be no off-campus access to Library electronic resources and databases this Friday, November 28 from 6-10pm. Library buildings are also closed for the Thanksgiving holiday during that time.

News

The News Archive contains summaries of news stories about prominent news developments. The heading of each item links to the full text of that story.

Coming This Fall to a Library Near You... Bigger and Better Overnight Study Space

The Library will replace the current 24-Hour Study Room with expanded Overnight Study services on the 1st and 2nd floors of Davidson Library starting this Fall Quarter.

Watch Your Stuff!

Please don't leave valuables unattended in the library.
News for Students

White House Petition on Open Access to Research

Sign the people's petition in support of public access to federally funded scientific research. For White House consideration 25,000 signatures are needed by June 21.

New Digital Collection: Ronald H. McPeak Underwater and Coastal California Photographs Collection

Over 2,000 color slides relating to marine biology have been digitized and are now online.

UCSF Implements Open Access Policy

The UCSF Academic Senate has voted to make electronic versions ofcurrent and future scientific articles freely available to the public.

Laptop Checkout Service Now at the Arts Library

The Library's laptop checkout service has been expanded. Laptops are now available for check out at the Arts Library Circulation Desk.

What is Open Access and Why is the World Bank's Open Access Policy So Significant?

Effective July 1, the World bank will be adopting an Open Access Policy. "What the World Bank's Open Access Policy Means for Development" is a liveblog and webcast scheduled for Monday May 21, from 9:30-11am PST.

Stanley K. Sheinbaum Collection Now Available for Research

The extensive papers of important political activist Stanley Sheinbaum are ready for use in the Department of Special Collections.

Digitize, Democratize: Libraries and the Future of Books May 3, 5pm, HSSB 6020

A talk by Robert Darnton (Director of the University Library, Harvard)on the Digital Public Library of America.

eScholarship Book Publishing Solutions Webinar May 3, 2pm, Library Room 1575

The California Digital Library has established a relationship with Lulu.com to provide print and e-book distribution services for University of California research units. Find out more about it at the Webinar.