Library News & Events


Jan 19, 2022 (5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
Childhood in Birkenau with George and Stephanie Heimler
It would be difficult to imagine a more hostile place to spend one’s childhood than the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. Yet this was the fate, at least for a time, …

Mar 2, 2022 (5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, Palestinians with Sa’ed Atshan and Katharina Galor
When the Second World War came to an end, Berlin, the capital of the Third Reich, lay in ruins. Few contemporaries, if any, could have anticipated that 70 years later, …

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Oct 3, 2021 - Dec 12, 2021 (All Day)

Ravens: “Forever More!” | Exhibit
An exhibit celebrating the new USPS Forever Raven Story postage stamp and the beloved pairs of ravens that nest discretely in the eaves of Geisel Library is on display at …

Oct 1, 2021 - Dec 12, 2021 (All Day)

San Diego Trolley: Coming to Campus | Exhibit
In anticipation of the upcoming Trolley stations that will soon service UC San Diego, Geisel Library is featuring an exhibit about the history of transportation planning in San Diego, as …

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Press Releases

September 9, 2021UC San Diego Announces 2021-2022 Holocaust Living History Workshop Series The University of California San Diego’s Holocaust Living History Workshop (HLHW) is returning this fall with a yearlong series of seven lectures that underscore the theme “Beyond the Great Silence: The Holocaust…
The UC San Diego Library's 2021 Undergraduate Library Research Prize (ULRP) honorees. From left to right: Jacqueline (Jackie) Villasenor, Rachel Tam, Shruti Magesh and Joseph Tsai.
August 3, 2021UC San Diego Announces 2021 Undergraduate Library Research Prize Winners Four UC San Diego students have been selected to receive the annual Undergraduate Library Research Prize (ULRP), an annual awards program that enriches the undergraduate student experience at UC San…

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Library Updates

Photo of the Rex Pickett Papers in Special Collections & Archives at the UC San Diego Library.
December 6, 2021From Archive to Page When Rex Pickett talks about UC San Diego, it is clear that the Library holds a special place in his life. From his time as a student to his career…
Rendering of Geisel Library after 2022 renovations are complete.
December 3, 2021Constantly Improving: Geisel Library Renovation Begins January 2022 Change takes time, and in the case of Geisel Library’s 2nd (main) Floor renovation, it has been years in the making. It’s for this reason, and many more, that we…

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