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The Holocaust Living History Workshop presents: “Archival Footprints, in Search of the Grishavers”
03/03/2015
Originally from Belgium, Herman Grishaver survived the war thanks to his family’s escape to the United States. Since retiring from his neurology practice, he has researched the fates of numerous family members during and after the Holocaust. His journey through archives on several continents has yielded surprising insights that take the audience from Antwerp to […]
Join Us March 2 for Dr. Seuss’s 111th Birthday Party!
02/25/2015
Join us Monday, March 2, when the UC San Diego campus once again celebrates the birthday of our favorite author, Theodor Seuss Geisel, otherwise known as Dr. Seuss. The party will kick off at noon in front of Geisel Library, and will include musical entertainment by Scott Paulson and The Teeny Tiny Pit Orchestra, playing […]
Second annual VIP Study Room Contest!
02/19/2015
Submit an original photo of the Library (interior or exterior, Geisel or BLB) to LearningSpaces@ucsd.edu using the subject line “VIP Study Room.”  You will be entered into a random drawing to win exclusive, 24-hour “VIP” use of a study room in the Geisel East Learning Commons (Room 2) from 10 am on Monday, March 16 […]
Schottlaender Wins Top Award from American Library Association
02/17/2015
Brian E. C. Schottlaender, The Audrey Geisel University Librarian at UC San Diego, has been named the 2015 winner of the American Library Association’s Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award. Schottlaender, will receive a cash award and citation during the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco this June. Named in honor of one of the […]
Wild and Wacky Dr. Seuss Hats on View thru March 22
02/13/2015
The exhibit features a selection of 26 unique and historic hats from Theodor Seuss Geisel’s personal collection of wild and wacky headgear. The hats, displayed within a turn-of-the-century steamer trunk referred to as the “Hat Closet,” will be on display in the Library’s Special Collections & Archives’ public space, and will be accompanied by panels […]
New Touchscreen Collaboration Table in Geisel East Learning Commons
02/02/2015
The Collaboration Table is designed for team learning and collaboration – it is flexible enough to accommodate a variety of media and working styles.  It allows physical movement around the table in addition to having multiple configurations for users sitting in different places. The touchscreen embedded in the tabletop enables up to four users to […]
Thank you for visiting UC San Diego’s new Library Channel, brought to you by the UC San Diego Library.

This new channel serves as a conduit to the Library’s many outreach activities and events, ranging from author talks, faculty lectures, and special events, to concerts, film screenings, and behind-the-scenes interviews with students, librarians, and friends and supporters. We will be giving you a birds-eye view of some of our most treasured special collections and archives, including: our Dr. Seuss Collection, which comprises the original papers, illustrations, correspondence, and other materials of Theodor Seuss Geisel, known as Dr. Seuss; our American Institute of Wine and Food Culinary Collection, our Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages, and so many others.

We also will keep you abreast of the many digital innovations and transitions that are dramatically transforming today’s Library, allowing you to access a wealth of materials and images with the click of a mouse. I hope you will tune in regularly. As Dr. Seuss said: “Oh, the places you’ll go!”

Best,

Brian E. C. Schottlaender
The Audrey Geisel University Librarian
UC San Diego Library