News: Research

The UC Davis Library conducts an active research program, both in partnership with UC Davis faculty and in research projects of our own that inform the future of scholarly communication, information science and library operations.
For every book or reading assigned on your course syllabus, the library has another source, which can help explain, interpret, and help you better understand the context of your course. If you are looking for a head start this quarter, meet with a librarian at the Library Research Consult desk. ...
January 9, 2018
Librarians specializing in the humanities and social sciences have assisted over 600 students so far this quarter and we are ready to help you with your end-of-the-quarter assignments. As the Fall Quarter winds down and assignments and term paper deadlines approach, meet with a librarian to make sure you are ...
November 29, 2017
Digital scholarship helps researcher develop novel approach to measuring the impact of scholarly publications Implicit bias — the attitudes and stereotypes that can affect our actions in an unconscious manner — is increasingly a hot topic in academic hiring and admissions. But what about its impact on how researchers cite ...
October 25, 2017
  UC Davis legend has it that if one rubs the egghead outside Peter J. Shields Library, one can improve one’s grades. While there hasn’t been a conclusive study verifying the accuracy of this assertion, research does show that effective use of the library may improve your GPA and lead to ...
October 23, 2017
UC Davis Library is now offering BrowZine! BrowZine is a web-based journal engagement platform and mobile app that enables you to quickly find, easily follow, and directly access the library’s licensed e-journals on any device. BrowZine visually presents the library’s e-journals in a browsable and readable format ...
October 19, 2017 • Amy Studer
We are pleased to present our latest exhibit, Striking Gold: Scholarship Based on Research in Special Collections. The exhibit, which can be viewed in the Special Collections display cases in the Shields Library lobby, will run through the Summer Quarter. Special Collections is visited daily by undergraduate and graduate ...
June 26, 2017 • Sara Gunasekara