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“My Meditations End in Reverie”
03/29/2015
An art installation, My Meditations End in Reverie, by UC San Diego student Elizabeth Stringer is now on display through May. The exhibition is divided into two parts, located in both the Seuss Room Foyer within Geisel Library and in the Biomedical Library Building entry. With an educational background as a double major in Human Biology and […]
New Collection Endowments Provide Vital Support for the Library
03/26/2015
Collection endowments have been critical in supporting and growing the Library’s collections, ensuring that the Library’s information resources will be maintained and enhanced in perpetuity. Over the years, supporters of the UC San Diego Library have established more than 50 collection endowments that support academic disciplines and intellectual interests. Recently, several collection endowments have been […]
April is National Poetry Month–Time to Read, Share, & Honor Poetry & Poets
03/25/2015
April is National Poetry Month, a time when the Library honors the poetic spirit of our own community by providing a virtual space for people to share poetry. We honor and feature poets who are both published and unpublished, whose poems reflect all poetic styles. This is our second year in providing this virtual space […]
New Popular Science Books – March 2015
03/13/2015
Some recent additions to our Popular Science Collection over in Geisel West 2. You can browse our new titles online, then click the book cover to see if the book’s available. If not, you can place a request in the catalog to have the book recalled and have it held for you when it’s returned.
New Interface for Access World News
03/11/2015
Access World News provides access to local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers as well as full-text content of key international sources. Access World News (via Newsbank) has a new interface. Watch this short video to learn how to search and locate different types of news content, including videos, transcripts, and online-only content. Highlights include the […]
“Germans in the Pacific World” Examines Influence of Explorers
03/10/2015
Germans in the Pacific World, an exhibition of materials from the Library’s Special Collections & Archives, traces the trajectories of German explorers, missionaries, entrepreneurs, and others, who ventured into the Pacific to explore that ocean’s vast landmasses and numerous islands. The exhibit, which is on display in Geisel Library thru the end of spring quarter, depicts the […]
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