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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 […]

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Kickoff Event for Archival Project To Help VA House Homeless Veterans

Put your archival skills to work in the community. Volunteer for the IS Department’s contribution to UCLA Volunteer Day on Saturday, September 28, at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The hospital serves veterans in an unincorporated area surrounded by the city of Los Angeles. Bruin volunteers will work with Professor Anne Gilliland […]

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Digital Collections: Strategies, Methods, & Outcomes Webinar, 6/27

When: June 27 at 12:00 PM (Central Time) Register: https://forms.gle/jiaLxqBXBDmdt8EM9 This webinar will focus on library programs and initiatives that aim to facilitate access to unique resources from around the world and ensure their physical preservation without taking physical custody of the materials themselves. Each panelist will discuss the ways in which they form partnerships with […]

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Escuchando la Frontera: Listening to Collections and Communities, UCLA Digital Library Special Event

The Music Library, Chicano Studies Research Center, and Ethnomusicology Archive invite interested community members to a shared exhibit on the Frontera Collection, which is hosted by the UCLA Digital Library.  Escuchando la Frontera: Listening to Collections and Communities will include two panels with roundtable discussions, presentation of related student work, a DJ playing of some […]

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Workshop: Getting Started with ArcGIS Pro

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm (with one hour lunch break) Location: Research Library 11630L – Scholarly Innovation Lab (SIL) In this hands-on workshop, you will learn ArcGIS Pro, the next generation ArcGIS Desktop application, which is tightly integrated to modern Web GIS. The workshop will specifically discuss how to get started, […]

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Call for Volunteers, ASIST 2019 Annual Meeting in Australia

  Overview The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is seeking ASIS&T student members to volunteer at our 2019 Annual Meeting, 19-23 October in Melbourne, Australia.  We invite you to complete this application if you wish to volunteer at the meeting.Help ASIS&T welcome more than 400 information scientists, students and like-minded professionals to the […]

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Special Colloquium: Rémi Boivin on Montreal Police-Worn Bodycam Project

In addition to our regular colloquium at 3pm, the Department will be hosting a special colloquium this Thursday May 9 at 12h30 in room 111, featuring Professor Rémi Boivin from the Université de Montréal (abstract and bio below). Pizza and strawberry-rhubarb crisp will be served. How video documents caused the ending of the Montreal police […]