The Knovel University Challenge 2013 has begun!
Use Knovel to correctly answer a series of science and engineering questions for a chance to win a Samsung Chromebook, Roku 3 Streaming Media Player, and other prizes. The contest runs September 9 through December 1, and it is open to registered students at universities (such as UC Berkeley) with a current subscription to Knovel. There are weekly chances to win as well as the grand prize drawing at the end.
The deadline to enter for the grand prize drawing is
Graduate students, come attend the SciFinder Seminar and Demonstration with Dr. Kaushik Patel from the Chemical Abstracts Service of the American Chemical Society.
October 16, 2013 (Wednesday)
11 am - 12 pm
Kresge Engineering Library
Training Room 110 MD
110 Bechtel Engineering Center (map)
Lunch provided after; please RSVP.
The Fong Optometry and Health Sciences Library and the Koshland Bioscience & Natural Resources Library are now sponsoring basic lifetime memberships for Berkeley researchers to PeerJ, a peer-reviewed open access biological, medical and health sciences journal. When an article has been accepted for publication in PeerJ, the basic lifetime membership fees for all Berkeley authors will be paid automatically by the Libraries.
For more information, please see:
Due to system maintenance, OskiCat will be down from approximately midnight-3:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 7.
Get to know the Physical Sciences and Engineering Libraries by taking our 10 question quiz! Learn about the resources we offer and the variety of study spaces we have available at the Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Physics - Astronomy, Engineering, Mathematics - Statistics, and Earth Sciences & Maps Libraries.
Four lucky students will win $25 gift cards to the Cal Student Store!
The quiz is open until September 6, 12:00 PM. See the full quiz rules at bit.ly/epslibquiz.