Our popular science IM reference service will be unavailable tomorrow, Friday, October 23. Normal hours will be restored next week: Monday-Friday 10:00-12:00 and 1:00-5:00.
The collaborative 24/7 Ask a Librarian service will still be available. Ask a Librarian is a chat reference service that connects you to a librarian and emails you a transcript of your chat so you can reference it later.
Open Access (OA) is a growing international movement that uses the Internet to throw open the locked doors that once hid knowledge.
Based on the principle that all research should be freely accessible online, immediately after publication, it encourages the unrestricted sharing of research results with everyone, everywhere, for the advancement and enjoyment of science and society.
Open Access Week, October 19-23, includes several events here at Berkeley:
Adapted from a post that originally appeared in What's New in the Library.
The eScholarship Repository will be unavailable from 5pm Friday, October 16 until 9am Monday, October 19, due to an extensive upgrade.
Beginning Monday morning, it will be accessible from a new URL -- www.escholarship.org
The eScholarship Repository, a project of the California Digital Library, is a freely available archive of more than 30,000 academic journal articles, research reports, and working papers.
Originally posted on the What's New in the Library blog.
UC Berkeley has access to this ever-expanding collection of computer manuals published by O'Reilly, one of the most popular publishers of computer manuals.
This collection currently includes over 1,200 ebooks on topics such as web design, programming languages, security, multimedia, and operating systems. Give Safari Tech Books Online a try!
The Institute of Transportation Studies Library will be closed for staff development on Monday, October 19, and Monday, October 26.