Losing the Nobel Prize with Brian Keating
Brian Keating talks about his new book with science fiction author David Brin.
Dirt is Good
Rob Knight on the advantage of germs for your child's developing immune system.
Against All Odds
The story of Eva Clarke, one of three babies born in KZ Mauthausen in Austria.
Openness & Innovation in Communication
Brian Nosek from the Center for Open Science talks about the value of sharing data.
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Renovations Almost Complete on Geisel’s 8th Floor & Tower Restrooms
07/10/2018
Here are the latest developments on all the Geisel Library building upgrades. Geisel’s 8th floor will remain closed through Summer Quarter 2018 in order to create an updated, modern space for individual study. Construction work is ongoing and the 8th floor is expected to reopen for patron use on Monday, October 1. Renovated restrooms on Geisel’s […]
The UC San Diego Library Joins the Plastic-Free Challenge for a Month
07/10/2018
    Plastic Free July Exhibit #choosetorefuse July 1-31, 2018  Geisel Lobby, East Wing  The Library’s Sustainability Committee invites you to reduce your plastic consumption for the month of July!  Plastic is ubiquitous in packaging and convenience products, and going plastic-free can be surprisingly challenging but there are alternatives. Here are some steps that you […]
Binational Artists’ Books Exhibition Explores Childhood Legends & Collective Imagination
07/03/2018
Artists’ Books/Libros de Artista July 1-31, 2018 Geisel West, 1st Floor  This July, the UC San Diego Library is featuring a collaborative exhibition of “Artists’ Books” made by participants in the “Introduction to Book Arts” class at UC San Diego Extension taught by Michelle McCunney and in the “Libros de Artista” course at the Universidad Autónoma […]
Summer Exhibition Features Dr. Seuss’s “Boids & Beasties”
06/29/2018
“Dr. Seuss’s Boids & Beasties” Monday, June 25-Sunday, October 7, 2018 Geisel Library, Main Floor The UC San Diego Library is featuring its summer exhibition of selected original drawings by Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known to his reading public as Dr. Seuss, on the main floor of Geisel Library through Sunday, October 7.  Dr. Seuss’s […]
New Popular Science Reading – June 2018
06/25/2018
Lots of new popular science books added just in the last few weeks, including UC San Diego Professor Brian Keating’s Losing the Nobel Prize. You can find these and the rest of the collection on the main (2nd) floor in the Geisel Library Building West Wing, near the Research Assistance Desk and New Books shelf, arranged […]
University of California Libraries Launch Project to Create Systemwide Integrated Library System
06/22/2018
The University of California (UC) Libraries continually strive for an integrated, user-centric collection that supports and enhances the mission of the UC, deriving its strength from the diverse nature of the individual campus library collections. Currently, each campus independently licenses an Integrated Library System (ILS) to manage the acquisition, use and sharing of print and […]
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This 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,

Erik Mitchell
The Audrey Geisel University Librarian
UC San Diego Library