Short Tales from the Mothership
Celebrating short fiction from futurists, time-travelers, inventors, artists, & writers.
Dirt is Good
Rob Knight on the advantage of germs for your child's developing immune system.
An Evening with Ann Patchett
Celebrated author Ann Patchett electrifies the audience at UCSD Library.
The Voice of Your Brother's Blood
Omer Bartov explores the murder of a town in Eastern Galicia.
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UC San Diego Library Joins Project STAND: Archiving Student Activism at Universities and Colleges across the Nation
02/22/2018
Nearly twenty colleges and universities around the country have joined to launch Project STAND (STudent Activism Now Documented), an online hub to heighten the awareness of archival and historical collections documenting student activism around the United States. STAND will focus on digital and analog primary sources that document the activities of student groups that represent […]
Jumpstart your reproducible research: Upcoming 2-day Software Carpentry Workshop, March 7-8, 2018
02/21/2018
Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they […]
Knowledge Unlatched: UC San Diego is an Open Access Hero for 2018!
02/19/2018
UC San Diego saw the second highest usage of any institution in North America and the seventh highest usage worldwide of scholarly content from Knowledge Unlatched. As part of UC San Diego Library’s ongoing support for Open Access, the library pledges funds to “unlatch” books in partnership with Knowledge Unlatched. We are more than pleased to […]
Get Ready for a Seuss-tacular Celebration in Honor of Beloved Author’s Birthday
02/15/2018
Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel, the popular children’s author-illustrator of The Cat in the Hat, which diversified mainstream children’s literature, turns 114 on Friday, March 2, 2018. Party plans are underway at the University of California San Diego campus to celebrate the ingenious and creative spirit of Dr. Seuss during a noontime birthday bash that will include […]
Top International Lawyer Philippe Sands to Discuss Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity on Feb. 28
02/12/2018
The creation of the International Criminal Court in 1998 was a turning point in human rights law. Over the last two decades, the court has made significant progress—despite its many challenges—in putting international justice on the map. It has made great strides in fighting war crimes and crimes against humanity by holding the perpetrators accountable. […]
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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,

Tammy Nickelson Dearie
The Interim Audrey Geisel University Librarian
UC San Diego Library