Research & Collections

January 3, 2022

Collection Spotlight: Gato Negro Ediciones

For more than a half century, the UC San Diego Library has made it a priority to acquire and preserve materials that benefit the UC San Diego community, as well …

Book cover for Into the Impossible
October 21, 2021

Popular Science Reading Fall 2021

A lot of new titles for the Popular Science Collection have arrived in time for the start of the academic year. And now with added browsing (since the building is …

October 1, 2021

Celebrating International Open Access Week 2021

“It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity.” Textbook and course material affordability continues to be an obstacle to many students’ academic success. Open access initiatives encourage equitable distribution …

August 9, 2021

Access to Copyrighted Items via HathiTrust Ends September 7

When the Library closed in March 2020 and we were unable to circulate physical materials, HathiTrust — in response to the COVID-19 emergency — initiated the Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS). This service …

July 7, 2021

New Web of Science

The new Web of Science interface that has been available as a “preview” since last fall is now the default interface. The “classic” interface can still be accessed from the …

May 4, 2021

Popular Science Reading – May 2021

Our first update to the popular science collection in…well, a while. You may not be able to physically browse the whole collection, you can at least browse the latest titles. …

March 10, 2021

Three New UC Open Access Agreements Signed this Week

The University of California Office of Scholarly Communications has just announced three new open access agreements this week. The agreements are with Canadian Science Publishing, Company of Biologists and Royal …