Winter closure for the UCB libraries

As part of the mandatory campus Winter Holiday Closure and Energy Curtailment Period,  all of the UC Berkeley libraries will be closed from Thursday, December 23, 2010, through Sunday, January 2, 2011. Most libraries will reopen on January 3.  Some o… more »
Dec 20, 2010 | Categories: News & Events | jbolstad

Upcoming downtimes on December 18-19 and 20-21

December 18-19------------------------------------------------The servers that run the library website and other applications will be down for maintenance from midnight on Saturday Dec 18, through approximately 8am on Sunday, Dec 19. The following servic… more »
Dec 17, 2010 | Categories: Problems & Down Time | jbolstad

Student CITRIS competition - $45K in prizes

The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) is proud to announce the sixth annual CITRIS White Paper competition as a part of Berkeley Big Ideas. This year, $45K in cash prizes will be given away to the best ideas… more »
Dec 13, 2010 | Categories: News & Events | jbolstad

Gartner market research reports

Gartner provides in-depth market research on information technology industries, including computer software, hardware components, and wired and mobile telecommunications.  You can set up alerts to keep track of new research and follow important IT trends… more »
Dec 10, 2010 | Categories: New Resources | jmckenzie

Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management Database (ESPM)

ESPM (CSA Illumina) is a multidisciplinary database which provides comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Thousands of abstracts and citations are included from scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and go… more »
Dec 10, 2010 | Categories: Featured Resource | jbolstad

New ebooks in the Synthesis Digital Library series

Synthesis Digital Library Update for November 2010 Analysis of Oriented Texture with Application to the Detection of Architectural Distortion of Mammograms by Fabio Ayres, Rangaraj Rangayyan, and J.E. Leo Desautels, University of Calgary (Biomedic… more »
Dec 09, 2010 | Categories: New Resources | jmckenzie

EndNote X4 workshop Feb 4

Date: Friday, February 4, 2011Time: 12 noon - 2 pmLocation: Marian Koshland Bioscience Library Seminar Room, 2103 VLSB (near the triceratops)EndNote is a widely-used, powerful reference management tool. This hands-on workshop taught by Donna Kirking of R… more »
Dec 09, 2010 | Categories: News & Events, Workshops | esmith

Reaxys replacing CrossFire

Reaxys will be replacing the CrossFire Beilstein/Gmelin databases in January 2011.  Reaxys is an entirely web-based application that combines the content of Beilstein, Gmelin and the Patent Chemistry databses.  You can preview Reaxys now, although our of… more »
Dec 06, 2010 | Categories: New Resources | mmahoney

Energy Central Professional

Energy Central Professional contains news, industry data, and company profiles for the oil and gas, nuclear, and alternative energy sectors. Use the "News Quick Search" box in the upper left to search for news from the last thirty days, and "Archive Ne… more »
Dec 03, 2010 | Categories: New Resources | jmckenzie