A trial subscription to Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) Biology and OSO Neuroscience is now available. These two resources offer chapter-level access in HTML and PDF formats to approximately 270 titles in these subject areas. The titles include:
Searches can be filtered by subject specialization and publication year, abstracts can be viewed at book and chapter level, and citations can be shared with social bookmarking tools or exported in EndNote, RefWorks, or Zotero/BibTex formats.
The National Science Foundation rules for grant submissions will change for any grant due on or after January 14, 2013. Among the changes:
For more information about the changes, please see:
Synthesis Digital Library Update for November, 2012
As part of the campus winter holiday closure, all of the UC Berkeley libraries will be closed from Saturday, December 22, 2012 through Tuesday, January 1, 2013. Some libraries will also be closed additional days. Here are the winter closure dates and intersession hours for the science libraries:
Bioscience and Natural Resources Library: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday; closed Dec. 22-Jan. 1
Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Library: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday; closed Dec. 21-Jan. 2
Earth Sciences and Map Library: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday; closed Dec. 22-Jan. 6
Engineering Library: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday; closed Dec. 22-Jan. 2
Mathematics Statistics Library: 1pm-5pm Monday-Friday; closed Dec. 22-Jan. 6
Optometry and Health Sciences Library: 1pm-5pm Monday-Friday; closed Dec. 22-Jan. 6
Physics-Astronomy Library: 10am-5pm Monday-Friday; closed Dec. 22-Jan. 6
Public Health Library: 10am-5pm Monday-Friday; closed Dec. 19-Jan. 2
Please consult the Library Hours page to check the hours for all libraries.
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