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February 7, 2014

Open Access and Scholarly Communications Guide

Check the library guide, “Open Access and Scholarly Communications @ UC San Diego,” for useful information about: The new UC Open Access Policy UC discounts for publishing in Open Access …

January 27, 2014

Coming Soon: Geisel Media Lab

Students do you want $20 Triton Cash? Complete a short survey on multimedia to enter a drawing! Do you use multimedia for your research or coursework? We’re in the process …

January 27, 2014

Patent Workshop on February 5 at Biomedical Library Building

Patent and Patent Searching Workshop Wednesday, February 5 1:00pm – 3:00pm Biomedical Library Building – Computer Classroom Patents are critically important in protecting intellectual property and companies are investing fortunes …

January 23, 2014

SciFinder and Structure Editor Problems Java 7u51

Users may experience problems with the Java editor loading in SciFinder with the release of Java 7 Update 51 (1.7.0_51). Chemical Abstracts Service recommends that you add to the Exception …

January 23, 2014

Web of Science – New Look + New Databases

Thomson Reuters just released a new search interface for Web of Science. To see a quick tour of the changes, check out their short video on YouTube. There are additional …

January 23, 2014

New Databases for Patents, Data, Current Awareness

Along with Web of Science’s new look and added content, UCSD now has access to more databases from Thomson Reuters, which can be searched individually or in combination with the …

January 15, 2014

Welcome to the new library blog

Looking for older Science & Engineering News prior to February 2014? Go to Looking for older news items from New Directions in Scholarly Publishing?  Go to

December 19, 2013

UC San Diego Library Winter Reading Staff Picks 2013

Looking for a good book? Our UC San Diego Library staff provide their top picks for winter reading, and the recommendations are as diverse as you might expect! Non-Fiction Batavia’s …