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Like all members of the UCI community, we at the UCI Libraries were deeply saddened this weekend to learn of the passing of Jack Peltason, emeritus chancellor of UC Irvine and emeritus president of the University of California.
Hidden Treasures at John Wayne AirportPublic services librarian Steve MacLeod of the Libraries Special Collections and Archives mentioned in this recent Daily Pilot article.The Libraries are partnering with UCI’s Institute for Clinical & Translational Science and Office of Research to assist researchers in navigating the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Public Access Policy and manuscript submission process.The Libraries are proud to offer a new service that helps UCI students and faculty with print disabilities to access the scholarly resources available in HathiTrust.The Libraries have hired a number of highly skilled librarians to help advance its role as a top research library.The UCI Libraries have created a new organizational structure to enhance its ability to support UCI’s research and scholarly communication in the 21st Century.
Exciting New Digital Collections Available in UCI Space @ the LibrariesTwo new digital collections are now available. The Frank Cancian Photographs, 1957-2002 and the Hugh R. McMillan Photographs, 1946-1974 which documents the history of Newport Beach
VHS Players Phase Out On CampusOIT has begun phasing out the use of VHS tapes in general assignment classrooms If you would like to find out whether a VHS tape in the UCI Libraries collection is available in DVD or available as streaming media, contact your subject librarian. [See http://www.lib.uci.edu/about/contact/subject-librarians.html.] For more information about the availability of VHS players for instructional use see: http://www.classrooms.uci.edu/vhs.html .UCI Libraries' research services have now expanded to provide tools and services for managing research data generated by faculty and researchers at UC Irvine.The UC Libraries have digitized hundreds of thousands of publicCheck out our comprehensive listing of places to study on campus.It is with sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Raymond L. Watson on October 20, 2012. As an architect and planner, he was one of the most influential designers of the City of Irvine.The UC Irvine Libraries are pleased to announce the appointment of Lorelei Tanji as University Librarian.In a pilot project during Spring 2012, Melvyl, the catalog of the UC libraries, has been enriched with several million new journal articles and other documents from a wide range of databases, particularly in the humanities and social sciences.Lecture by Professor David Newman, UCI Information and Computer Science Department now available online. Professor Newman discussed his research building software tools to search large digital book collections on October 25th.The UCI Libraries and its current exhibit are featured in an Irvine Scene videoThe UC Irvine Libraries are pleased to announce the appointment of Lorelei Tanji as Interim University Librarian. Tanji assumes this role after the retirement of former Interim University Librarian Gerald R. Lowell. Tanji has served as Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Collections since 2002.UC Irvine Libraries will be conducting a pilot of Swank Digital Campus during the spring quarter; Swank Digital Campus provides digital access to course-related films (streaming media), read more...New exhibit in Special Collections and ArchivesAnteater Island in Second Life sponsored by the UC Irvine Libraries will be closed on March 1, 2011.The Vietnamese American Community Ambassadors (VACA), a chapter of the UCI Alumni Association, launched a fundraising effort for the UCI Libraries' Southeast Asian Archive at a media event at the Institute for Vietnamese Studies in Little Saigon on December 7.The UC Irvine Libraries will be transferring the Interactive Learning Center (ILC) media collection to the Multimedia Resource Center (MRC) over the intersession break (December 13 - December 22).UC Irvine's Science Library was formally renamed the Francisco J. Ayala Science Library on Friday, Oct. 15.Congratulations to the 2010 Library Quest Winners VyVy Pham & Linda Nguyen!Microfilm and microfiche have been relocated to the Ayala Science Library's Grand Reading Room. Please see our summer project announcement at http://www.lib.uci.edu/features/spotlights/summer-2010-project.html for information about paging these materials.The Libraries fall exhibit, Putting on the Glitz: Hollywood's Influence on Fashion, examines the major influence Hollywood had and continues to have over fashion. The opening night event will be held on October 20, 2010 at 5:30 pm in Langson Library.We urge you to read this important update, which has been jointly prepared by the University Libraries and the University Committee on Library and Scholarly Communication.I am delighted to announce that Gerald R. Lowell will serve as Interim Library Director effective June 1. Mr. Lowell's appointment as Interim University Librarian is pending final approval from the Office of the President.The UC Irvine Science Library will be renamed the Francisco J. Ayala Science Library in recognition of the world-renowned evolutionary biologist's considerable scientific achievements and contributions to the campus.The Libraries Gateway Study Center offers 13 study rooms that can accommodate groups of various sizes. These rooms also include full wireless connections, power outlets, and wired ethernet network connections.This brief, interactive tutorial introduces the basic principles of Evidence Based Practice (EBP). EBP is defined as the integration of best clinical evidence with a health professional's clinical experience and expertise and the patient's values, preferences, concerns, and rights.Matt Wiersma, Diane Fritts, Sang X. Do & Christina Valle entered the Libraries' "Where's Peter the Anteater?" scavenger hunt and were delighted to find out that they had won a $50 gift certificate to the Bookstore.The Libraries' fall exhibit, "So Simple a Beginning: 150 Years of Darwin", recognizes the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin's seminal work of scientific literature, On the Origin of Species, as well as the 200th year of his birth. The opening event will be held on October 22, 2009 at 5:30 pm in Langson Library.The Libraries' spring exhibit, "Shanghai's Two Faces: Cosmopolitanism and Glocalization", depicts Shanghai's transformation from a fishing and market town into a major global commerce and finance center.