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Some library websites unavailable overnight

Starting at 11 p.m. tonight (Friday April 25), some Library web services will be unavailable, including the room reservation system, the Science Libraries website, and the Earth Sciences & Map Library website. All are expected to be available again by 6 a.m. tomorrow (Saturday April 26) at the latest. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Apr 25, 2014 | Categories: Problems & Down Time | bquigley

30 min. = $15 FSM gift card

Be the first to get a sneak peak at the new UC Berkeley Library website!

We are looking for undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and lecturers to sit down with us for 30 minutes for user testing of the new website. Testing will take place at Doe Library. Volunteers get a $15 gift card to FSM Cafe in return for their time. If you are interested and are available between May 5 - May 9, please contact Lisa Ngo at lngo[at]berkeley.edu and include your name, year, and major.

Apr 23, 2014 | Categories: New Resources | lngo

New Resource Alert: OnePetro

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The UC Berkeley Library is pleased to announce that we have added OnePetro to our ever growing collection of online resources for faculty, staff, and students.

OnePetro is a searchable database of publications in the oil and gas exploration and production industry and includes conference papers and journal articles from the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), the American Petroleum Institute (API), NACE International, the International Society of Polar and Offshore Engineers (ISOPE), and more. While the UC Berkeley Library has provided print access to publications from these societies in the past, OnePetro provides an easy one-stop shop online for instant access to the papers you need.

More information about OnePetro can be found on the OnePetro site.

Apr 22, 2014 | Categories: New Resources | lngo

Research the teaching and learning of science using Education Source

Use Education Source (formerly Education Full Text) to find articles and more on all education topics, including adult education, continuing education, distance learning, government funding, multicultural education, social issues, and more.

 

Education Source contains a substantial number of citations on the teaching and learning of science. Start your search using thesaurus terms such as "Civil Engineering - Study & teaching," "Physics - Study & teaching," etc. Narrow your search by adding such terms as: case study, evaluation, and so forth. The EBSCO search interface easily allows for applying limits to your search such as a date range, or limiting to peer-reviewed content. You can quickly change the sort from relevance to date; other sort options are also available. Education Source includes the full text for over 1,800 journals, with UC-eLinks to access the full text of more, as well as full text for more than 550 books and monographs, numerous education-related conference papers, and citations for over 5 million articles.

Apr 17, 2014 | Categories: Tips & Updates, Featured Resource | msholinb

Physics Department Colloquia

Did you know that webcasts of the weekly Physics Department Colloquia are hosted and preserved by the Library? Links to the weekly talks as well as the annual Oppenheimer and Segre lectures from 2007-present can be found on the Physics Department's Colloquia and Webcasts page. Earlier talks are cataloged in Oskicat.

NOTE: The older webcasts are provided as QuickTime files. To view a webcast, download the free QuickTime Player software from the Apple website then click on the colloquium you would like to view.

Apr 07, 2014 | Categories: Featured Resource | steplitz

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