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UCLAiS Colloquium: Audrey Bennett

This Thursday we invite you hear from our final colloquium speaker of the year, Dr. Audrey Bennett, on “Using interactive aesthetics to engage youth with the heritage algorithms embedded in Gees Bend, Anishinaabe, Lakota, and Appalachian quilts.” Dr. Bennett is Professor in the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of […]

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Ethno C100 & IS 480 Course Coordination from Shawn VanCour

This message is for any of our students who may be considering taking Ethno C100: Audiovisual Archiving in the 21st Century and IS 480: Intro to Media Archiving & Preservation (our MAS “gateway” class) concurrently this winter, but are concerned about the small overlap between the scheduled meeting times and/or possible overlap in content.  The […]

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Elsevier Journal Negotiations

By Dawn Setzer on Dec 3, 2018 First published here. The UC Libraries are currently negotiating a new journal contract with the scholarly journal publishing giant Elsevier. Elsevier has earned international criticism for profit margins of close to forty percent, which far exceed inflation, and for its opposition to open access except in its own […]

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UCLA IS Colloquium: Audrey Bennett on Interactive Aesthetics

This Thursday we invite you hear from our final colloquium speaker of the year, Dr. Audrey Bennett, on “Using interactive aesthetics to engage youth with the heritage algorithms embedded in Gees Bend, Anishinaabe, Lakota, and Appalachian quilts.” Dr. Bennett is Professor in the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of […]

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BrowZine: Browse Scholarly Journals on your Tablet or Phone

BrowZine is a tablet application that lets you browse, read, and monitor thousands of scholarly journals available from the UCLA Library. Download it now. A web version of BrowZine is also now available! Features of BrowZine include: Create a personal bookshelf of favorite journals Be alerted when new issues are published Easily save to Zotero, Mendeley, Dropbox, and […]

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IAC- Social Justice Graduate Fellows (SJGF) Program

Applications Now Available for the IAC- Social Justice Graduate Fellows (SJGF) Program. DEADLINE: December 18, 2018, 11:59 p.m. The UCLA Institute of American Cultures (IAC), with support from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, seeks applicants for the inaugural cohort of the Social Justice Graduate Fellows (SJGF) program. Open to UCLA graduate students with […]

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SAA Scholarships

Society of American Archivists (SAA) Scholarship portals are now open. This is a great thing to work on over winter break, as they require personal essays and evidence of scholarly work, and you can line up your letters of recommendation now. UCLA swept the awards last year (yay!) and it would be great to have […]

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Call for Contributions Open for iPRES2019

We are pleased to announce that the Call for Contributions for iPRES2019 is now open. iPRES is the premier international conference on the preservation and long term management of digital materials. The 16th International Conference on Digital Preservation will be held on September 16-20, 2019 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. We invite original contributions that describe […]

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Dr. Marcia Bates on “Designing Search Interfaces for our Inner Hunter-Gatherer: Getting Serious about Browsing.”

This Thursday the 6th we invite you to hear from Dr. Marcia Bates on “Designing Search Interfaces for our Inner Hunter-Gatherer: Getting Serious about Browsing.” Dr. Bates is Professor Emerita in our own Department of Information Studies, where she has also served as Associate Dean and Department Chair. Dr. Bates joins us Thursday to share […]

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Call for Applications: 2019 Lucille M. Wert Scholarship – Deadline: February 1, 2019

Designed to help a person with an interest in the fields of Chemistry and Information to pursue graduate study in Library, Information, or Computer Science, the Scholarship consists of a $1,500 honorarium.  This scholarship is given yearly (to a qualified applicant) by the Division of Chemical Information of the American Chemical Society. The applicant must […]