You may be wondering what the World Series has to do with Shakespeare’s Second Folio. Well, it has everything to do with the Second Folio in Special Collections. In 1958, the University of California acquired the extensive personal library of C.K. (Charles Kay) Ogden, British linguist and philosopher. The University ...
October 26, 2017 • Sara Gunasekara
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
  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