Elsevier, Palgrave, ACS Titles Loaded to Millennium/OskiCat

Newly added titles to the following WorldCat Collection Set packages, have been loaded:

American Chemical Society – 9 new titles
Palgrave Connect Economics and Finance – 29 new titles
Palgrave Connect Business and Management – 30 new titles
Elsevier ScienceDirect Physics and Astronomy – 2 new titles
Elsevier ScienceDirect Environmental Science – 2 new titles
Elsevier ScienceDirect Agricultural and Biological Sciences – 4 new titles
Elsevier ScienceDirect Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology – 7 new titles
Elsevier ScienceDirect Chemical Engineering – 12 new titles
Elsevier ScienceDirect Chemistry – 3 new titles
Elsevier ScienceDirect Earth and Planetary Sciences – 1 new title
Elsevier ScienceDirect Energy – 3 new titles
Elsevier ScienceDirect Mathematics – 6 new titles

These titles will interfile with each package.

Next quarterly updates for WorldCat Collection sets will be in January


On Exhibit: Berkeley Student Cooperative at 80

October 1, 2013 – March 31, 2014
The Bancroft Library Rowell Cases
Open during the operating hours of The Doe Library

Fourteen Depression-era UC Berkeley students, guided by the campus YMCA general secretary Harry L. Kingman, established a house in 1933 that would launch the University of California Students’ Cooperative Association. Now known as the Berkeley Student Cooperative (BSC), the student-operated non-profit cooperative has continued to grow, with 20 properties offering affordable housing options to 1,300 students from UC Berkeley and other Bay Area colleges and universities.

This exhibition celebrates the 80th anniversary of the BSC, the largest student cooperative in the United States, with photographs, brochures, publications, correspondence, and other documents drawn from the BSC records and other collections in the University Archives. It explores the origins, traditions, artistic activities, political involvement, and environmental sustainability efforts of the Co-op.


On Exhibit: Cartoons, Comics, and Funny Papers

September 26, 2013 – March 1, 2014
The Bancroft Library Gallery
Open Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm

Phil Frank’s long-running cartoon strips Travels with Farley and Farley have recently joined the drawings of Rube Goldberg, one of UC Berkeley’s best-known alumni, and of Gus Arriola, creator of the ever-popular Gordo strip, at The Bancroft Library. In addition to the work of these cartoonists, the exhibit will feature comics by underground artist Dan O’Neill, creator of Odd Bodkins, and Lou Grant, editorial cartoonist for the Oakland Tribune from 1954 to 1986. This show will highlight both the topical and the timeless nature of the cartoon, one of the oldest forms of visual art known to mankind.


Dissertations on eScholarship

More than 2600 electronic dissertations and theses (ETDs) by UC Berkeley authors are now available on eScholarship dating back to 2009. UC Berkeley dissertations continue to be available on ProQuest Theses and Dissertations (a subscription database) and on the Library digital repository. By making them more available on eScholarship, however, these dissertations will be more easily discoverable via Google. This step towards greater open access is consistent with the Graduate Division’s longstanding position — one shared by the Berkeley Library — that “UC Berkeley upholds the tradition that [Berkeley scholars] have an obligation to make [their] research available to other scholars.”

You can see Berkeley dissertations on eScholarship by browsing Theses and Dissertations. You can also narrow your results by discipline or campus.

Berkeley dissertations will continue to be cataloged in OskiCat. Dissertations published since 2009 include¬† links to a publically-available version of the dissertation housed on the Library’s digital repository.

For access to thousands of freely-available dissertations from over 800 colleges and universities, go to the Open Access Theses and Dissertations database.


Dissertations on eScholarship

More than 2600 electronic dissertations and theses (ETDs) by UC Berkeley authors are now available on eScholarship dating back to 2009. UC Berkeley dissertations continue to be available on ProQuest Theses and Dissertations (a subscription database) and on the Library digital repository. By making them more available on eScholarship, however, these dissertations will be more easily discoverable via Google. This step towards greater open access is consistent with the Graduate Division’s longstanding position — one shared by the Berkeley Library — that “UC Berkeley upholds the tradition that [Berkeley scholars] have an obligation to make [their] research available to other scholars.”

You can see Berkeley dissertations on eScholarship by browsing Theses and Dissertations. You can also narrow your results by discipline or campus.

Berkeley dissertations will continue to be cataloged in OskiCat. Dissertations published since 2009 include¬† links to a publically-available version of the dissertation housed on the Library’s digital repository.

For access to thousands of freely-available dissertations from over 800 colleges and universities, go to the Open Access Theses and Dissertations database.


UC Berkeley Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) now on eScholarship

Thanks to the efforts of the Lynne Grigsby and Zed Lopez in Library Applications and Publishing (LAP), more than 2600 electronic dissertations and theses (ETDs) by UC Berkeley authors are now available on eScholarship. Dating back to 2009, these ETDs have been loaded on to Merrit (CDL’s digital preservation service) and to eScholarship using automated load processing with data from Proquest. These loads generally happen twice a year within a few weeks of degrees being granted. As you know, UC Berkeley dissertations are available on ProQuest Theses and Dissertations (a subscription database) and on the Library digital repository. By making them available on eScholarship, however, these dissertations will be more easily discoverable via Google. This step towards greater open access is consistent with the Graduate Division’s longstanding position — one shared by the Berkeley Library — that “UC Berkeley upholds the tradition that [Berkeley scholars] have an obligation to make [their] research available to other scholars.”

You can see Berkeley dissertations on eScholarship by browsing Theses and Dissertations. You can also narrow your results by discipline or campus.

Berkeley dissertations will continue to be cataloged in OskiCat with links to a publically-available version of the dissertation housed on the Library’s digital repository.