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35th Annual NASIG Conference

NASIG invites submissions for its 35th annual conference! The call for proposals is open at https://proposalspace.com/calls/d/1114 through December 2. The 35th annual conference will be held June 8-12, 2020 in Spokane WA. Student members may register at the discounted rate of $100 for the conference, and student membership in the organization is free. Conference page: […]

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Want to collaborate on a podcast?

The Information Studies Podcast Club is seeking MLIS students to collaborate on a new podcast, Constellation. If you can commit to taking on a particular production role and seeing it through to fruition, we have all sorts of opportunities: technical and non-technical, large and small. Please complete this form to let us know your interests […]

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UCLA IS Colloquium, Thursday, Oct 31, 3-5pm, GSEIS 111

UCLA Department of Information Studies Colloquium The Re-creation of a Masterpiece: La Prose du Transsibérien.  Documentary by Rosylyn Rhee. Los Angeles, 2019.  Thursday, October 31, 2019, 3:00–5:00 pm, Room 111 GSEIS  Documentarian Rosylyn Rhee and Drop Dead Gorgeous Curator Kitty Maryatt  In this documentary, we follow Kitty Maryatt as she produces her re-creation of the […]

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Open Access Week 2019

  Tips, Tools, Treats, and GAMES! Celebrate Open Access Week 2019 with us! Tuesday, Oct. 22 Does Open = Access? 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Research Library Main Conference Room Looking Beyond the Journal Article 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. | Boyer Hall 159 Wednesday, Oct. 23 IIIF for Open Access 11 a.m. to […]

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UC-AFT / LIS Meet-Up, Thursday, Oct 10

RSVP below

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Various Library Books: An exhibit of phonebooks from the UCLA Arts Library

View and download the “Various Library Books” booklist. Organized by Dianne Weinthal (UCLA MLIS ’20)

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SCELC Supports the University of California’s Push for Open Access to Research

An Open Letter from the SCELC Board of Directors (Approved September 13, 2019) LOS ANGELES, CA—SCELC, a California based consortium of 113 private academic and nonprofit research libraries, fully supports the University of California in their decision to not renew their Elsevier subscriptions until a transformative open access agreement can be reached. As North America’s […]

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Library Jargon

Attribution Adapted by Simon Lee, UCLA College Library, then by Esther Grassian, and finally by Diana Ascher from: Grassian, Esther, Diane Mizrachi, and Pauline Swartz. “Glossary.” The Road to Research. UCLA College Library, 2004. Web. 22 Apr. 2011. http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/library/glossary.php     A-B abstract – a brief description or summary of an item. Access Services – A service […]

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Design Thinking Tech Bootcamp Registration Deadline Oct 6

Join us for a 6-week bootcamp led by seasoned industry experts to gain skills in product development and project management. In partnership with the County of Los Angeles, students will use the Google Ventures Design Thinking framework to address a social issue and learn the steps to produce real outcomes that benefit the local community. […]

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Rare Books LAX presents… Make way for ducklings! with Russell Johnson and Derek Quezada

MLIS students, librarians, archivists, collectors, and other scholars are invited to take part in an interactive tour of Rare Books LAX guided by Russell Johnson (Curator of History of Medicine and the Sciences at UCLA Library Special Collections) and Derek Quezada (Special Collections Outreach and Public Services Librarian at UC Irvine). Featuring more than 75 […]