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
  Theme for the week: Sustainability October 23-27, 2017 Sustainability Day on October 25th! Special Collections and the Map Collection have joined with the Office of Sustainability to celebrate Sustainability Week! Come on over to Shields Library to view some amazing maps, books, and collections on sustainability, ...
October 23, 2017 • Patricia Wyley
ResearchGate and the titans of scholarly publishing have had a rancorous couple of weeks. Publishers are sending, by their account, millions of copyright “takedown” notices—demands to remove content that online intermediaries are generally obliged to obey. And now Elsevier and the American Chemical Society have ...
October 22, 2017 • Michael Wolfe
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
The second week of October 2017 saw the ignition of nearly two dozen fires in our state, according to CalFire. Many of the fires are burning in what we commonly think of as wine country, not only in Napa and Sonoma counties, but in Mendocino and the Sierra Foothills ...
October 18, 2017 • Michele Tobias
Come to the Map Collection and look for this sign: Theme for the week: Geologic Maps October 13-20, 2017 Celebrate Geologic Map Day on October 13, 2017! Welcome to Geologic Map Day, a special event designed to promote awareness of geologic mapping and its vital ...
October 13, 2017 • Patricia Wyley