This summer we’re offering an assortment of workshops taught by UC San Diego librarians. These workshops focus on research databases and tools that will help you find and organize information more effectively and efficiently.
Workshops are free and open to UCSD students, staff, and faculty. The PubMed workshops are open to all. San Diego area health professionals may also attend the workshops space permitting.
View the full schedule of workshops, sign-up, and research smarter:
Do you have ideas on how to improve the UC San Diego Library? Let your voice be heard. We’re accepting applications for the Library Student Advisory Council for 2014-2015 through May 30th.
The Library Student Advisory Council (LSAC) is a forum for ongoing dialogue between students and Library staff with the goal of providing the diverse UC San Diego student community with the best possible library services, spaces, and collections to meet their academic needs. We want to hear from you!
For more information and to apply, visit: http://libraries.ucsd.edu/about/lsac.html
Did you know the UC San Diego Library has an Environmental Sustainability Group? It collaborates with campus to implement ideas that help to create sustainable facilities at UCSD. In the Geisel Library and Biomedical Library Buildings recycle your used pens with us. Funds earned support the UC San Diego Sustainability Resource Center!
Next time you login to your favorite social media account, say hello and stay connected! We regularly post library news, photos, event and exhibit information, videos, contests, author talks and more! library.ucsd.edu/connect
We offer a variety of free workshops designed to help you research more efficiently and effectively.
Spring quarter learn how to manage citations using RefWorks or Endnote, search for and find patents, maximize the power of Excel, and find research literature using the PubMed database. Browse the full schedule and register for workshops online.
Try a workshop and research smarter with us!
When in the Library, do you study with a group? If so, we have wonderful study rooms available for your use. Just select the room that will best meet the needs of your group from http://libraries.ucsd.edu/services/places-to-study/ then reserve the room online at http://libraries.ucsd.edu/services/places-to-study/reserve/index.html
The 2014 Cambridge Structural Database System (CSDS) is now available for download and installation. Access is limited to UCSD faculty, students and staff.
- Uninstall the 2013 version first.
- The suite includes ConQuest 1.16, Mercury CSD 3.3, PC Vista, PreQuest, Mogul 1.6, IsoStar 2.2.1 PC Client and all database files. You can (depending on your operating system) also download optional programs, including DASH.
- Download times will vary, as these are very large files. The ISO installation will require a DVD.
- You will need the site and registration codes the first time you run CSDS on your computer. These codes are available on that download page.
- There is also a “lighter” web version available, WebCSD.
- Important information for OSX users:
If you have any problems downloading or installing CSDS, please contact Teri Vogel about alternative installation options.
Free filtered water is available in the Geisel Library. Four new hydration stations have been installed at Geisel, one on 8th floor, one on 6th floor and two in the West Wing on floors one and two. Hydration stations were installed in Geisel East Wing last year and they will be coming soon to the Biomedical Library Building. Save money by bringing your own bottle and refill at the filtered water hydration stations.