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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Learning to Curate History
05/24/2018
By Anthony King UC San Diego Arts and Humanities undergraduates explore Geisel Library archives, presenting exhibits on Tijuana tourism and South Pacific expeditions Have you ever wanted to curate your own museum exhibit? Three students from the UC San Diego Division of Arts and Humanities got the chance to develop their own exhibitions, culled from […]
UC San Diego Library’s ‘Food for Fine$’ Program Waives Overdue Fees for a Good Cause
05/21/2018
The UC San Diego Library is teaming up with the UC San Diego Triton Food Pantry to offer students a unique alternative to paying recall or reserve library fines with nonperishable food donations. In support of the food pantry, the Library’s Food for Fine$ is a new initiative encouraging students to offer food donations to receive […]
VPN? Need help with Off-Campus Access?
05/16/2018
Off-campus access to licensed library resources is limited to UC San Diego faculty, staff and students, and is operated by UC San Diego’s Educational Technology Services. Visit library.ucsd.edu/spaces/computing/remote-access/ detailing the available methods and simple procedures for setting it up. The preferred method is through the VPN AnyConnect (client) – used for your own personal computer. Go to the webpage above and […]
‘Master Storyteller’ Luis Alberto Urrea to be Keynote Speaker for 2018 Dinner in the Library
05/14/2018
  San Diego-raised novelist and UC San Diego alumnus, Luis Alberto Urrea ‘77, will be the featured speaker at this year’s Dinner in the Library on Friday, September 21, 2018 in Geisel Library. Hailed by NPR as a “master storyteller with a rock and roll heart,” Urrea is a prolific author who draws inspiration for […]
Digital Collections Website Serves as One-Stop Resource for State’s History & More
05/14/2018
Whether you’re a researcher, a teacher or simply a curious citizen, this one-stop digital platform offers unique cultural archival resources to California history lovers. Developed and maintained by UC’s California Digital Library, Calisphere provides free access to over 1,025,000 digitized items including photographs, letters, artwork, diaries, oral histories, films, advertisements, musical recordings and documents. The […]
Tech Lending Program
05/09/2018
Forget your phone or laptop charger?  Need a camera for your class project? Can’t find a video adapter to connect your laptop?     Stop by the Geisel Library Media Desk in 1st floor west to checkout our collection of cables, chargers, cameras, and other tech tools. A full list of items is available on our website, or […]
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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