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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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. […]
Cambridge Structural Database 2018 Now Available
02/11/2018
The 2018 Cambridge Structural Database System (including ConQuest and Mercury) is now available to download from the UC distribution site at UCLA. The Cambridge Structural Database is the largest database of validated crystal structures, with 900,000+ entries for organic and organometallic compounds. Downloading CSD: You must be on the campus network or wifi, or using VPN […]
New Popular Science Reading – February 2018
02/09/2018
Here are some books we’ve just added to our Popular Science collection. The books are shelved on the main (2nd) floor in the Geisel Library Building West Wing, near the Research Assistance Desk and New Books shelf, arranged by call number so you can browse by topic. Many of the books under the “On Order” tab […]
Medical Illustrations Exhibit
02/08/2018
   Medical Illustrations Exhibit January 16 – March 4, 2018 Biomedical Library Breezeway The UC San Diego Library recently installed a Medical Illustrations exhibit featuring visual literary materials that record and relay medical and biological knowledge. The ongoing exhibit aims to explore the noteworthy craft of artists and writers that have contributed to our understanding […]
Thank you for visiting UC San Diego’s Library Channel, brought to you by the UC San Diego Library.

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