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November 2013 New Books and Journals Lists

The lists of new books and journals added to the libraries’ collections during the month of November 2013 are now available. This month’s book list includes book cover images for many items, and links to Amazon to allow you to browse the books electronically. Please note that we provide no guarantee that Amazon has contracted with the publisher to allow viewers to browse specific books.

Thanksgiving holiday weekend hours

Wednesday 11/27: Registration services end at 3.
Thursday 11/28: All libraries are closed for the day. (SFL closes at 1am).
Friday 11/29: SFL regular hours resume at 9am; Millikan and Dabney are open 9am to 6pm. Caltech IDs are required all day.  No registration or reference services will be available.
Saturday 11/30: Regular Saturday hours apply.

October 2013 New Books and Journals Lists

The lists of new books and journals added to the libraries’ collections during the month of October 2013 are now available. This month’s book list includes book cover images for many items, and links to Amazon to allow you to browse the books electronically. Please note that we provide no guarantee that Amazon has contracted with the publisher to allow viewers to browse specific books.

Lab 326 Open House Information

SFL Lab 326 is the Caltech Library’s NEW interactive computer classroom, available for classes, workshops, and training sessions. With 8 dual-screen Windows workstations on moveable tables, 3 AirPlay-enabled monitors, and AppleTV, Lab326 is an intimate, immersive learning space. Reservations are accepted 24 hours (or more) in advance for classes and sessions – for more information or to make a reservation, visit: http://library.caltech.edu/about/group_study_room_policy.html Or email us: library AT caltech.edu

Open House, Tuesday November 5th, 2013, 10:30am – 2:30pm.

Library Workshop: Web of Science: Wednesday, October 23, 2:00pm

Web of Science

This session will provide a wide variety of strategies for searching Web of Science including topic, & author searching, retrieving citing articles, linking to full-text, exporting records directly into EndNote or the new Web EndNote, and creating search and citation alerts.

Wednesday, October 23

2:00-3:00pm

Sherman Fairchild Library, Multimedia Conference Room 328

Register: http://library.caltech.edu/forms/cls-classes.php

Wiley Online Library remote/proxied access now available

Remote or proxied access now available for our licensed content on the Wiley Online Library platform. Thank you for your patience.

Wiley Online Library (remote/proxy access) currently unavailable

The Wiley Online Library platform is currently unable to be accessed from off campus (or via proxy), affecting access to both journal and electronic book content. Access while on campus is working fine. We are currently in contact with Wiley and will update when this access problem has been resolved.

National Usability Survey

The Caltech Library is participating in a national survey, run by University of North Carolina at Greensboro, of how library websites meet the needs of library users. Please consider taking a 15 minute survey to help us learn what works and doesn’t on our website.

CaltechAUTHORS is back up

The CaltechAUTHORS database is once again available. We apologize for the disruption caused by the outage.

CaltechAUTHORS is currently unavailable

CaltechAUTHORS is currently unavailable due to a hardware issue. We are working to correct the problem as soon as possible and will post a notice here when it is back up. We apologize for the inconvience.

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