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TechHub Poster & Map Printing

The TechHub has acquired a large format printer that is now available to print posters and maps with a maximum printable width of 35.6 inches. Large format printing services are open to the Caltech community, and prints are charged at $8/linear foot.

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New Online Bookstore

Starting this fall, the Library has partnered with to supply materials for all Caltech classes. Students can use free expedited shipping to order textbooks to a personal address or the library for pickup. Price matching is also available:

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Course Reserves 

Reminder: Course reserve and online bookstore requests are now open for the winter term. Please submit requests before December 13, 2022 to ensure your materials are available.

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Library Classes

We'll be offering classes and workshops this fall to help with research, data management, and various software programs, including You & Your Thesis, Introduction to QGIS, Databases & SQL, and more. Check out the fall schedule.

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World Biological Information System (a de Gruyter database) has biographical information on ~6 million people from all over the world starting in 800 BCE. It can be used for information on people as well as genealogical research.

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Caltech Hall Cameras

At the top of Caltech Hall on the ninth floor, there are two cameras that capture the north and south views from the building, out over the mountains and lowlands of Pasadena and beyond.

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