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.

Springerlink access back up

Thank you for your patience. Springerlink access to journals and electronic books is back up. Please email if any problems persist.

Springerlink platform currently down

The Springer platform is currently down, affecting access to both journal and electronic book content. We are currently in contact with Springer and will update when this access problem has been resolved. We have been informed that several institutions are affected.

Library services limited Friday August 30th

Borrower registration services will be available for limited hours on Friday August 30th: 8am to 2:45pm.

Juy 2013 New Books and Journals Lists

The lists of new books and journals added to the libraries’ collections during the month of July 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.

Labor Day Hours

On Labor Day, September 2nd, SFL will be open from 9am to midnight and Dabney will be open (Caltech IDs required all day at both locations); Millikan, Geology, and Cahill will be closed for the day.

Library Workshop: Researching Caltech Online: Thursday, August 8, 2:00pm

Researching Caltech Online

Looking for information about retired faculty, Caltech buildings, or Seeley G. Mudd?  Interested in when a specific speaker gave a Watson Lecture?  Wondering when Bill Nye the Science Guy was the Commencement Speaker? Want to know where to find information about was going on in 1972?  Come and familiarize yourself with CaltechCampusPubs ( .

Thursday, August 8


Sherman Fairchild Library, Multimedia Conference Room 328


Library services limited Friday 7/26

Reference and borrower registration services will be available for limited hours on Friday July 26th: 8am to 10:45am.

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