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eBike Rental Comes to Caltech

Caltech has partnered with to bring five eBikes to campus. The Library now lends eBikes, helmets, and U-locks to Caltech students, postdocs, faculty, and staff. Learn more about our bikeshare program.

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Becoming Caltech

"Becoming Caltech: Building a Research Community, 1910–1930" tells the story of Caltech's early growth through historical documents, objects, photographs, and film. The exhibit is open in Beckman Institute every Thursday, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

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Library Workshops

We offer workshops to help with research, data management, and various software programs, including You & Your Thesis, The Unix Shell, Introduction to QGIS, Inventions, Patents, and Licensing, and more. Check out the schedule.

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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. Extra exciting when it snows!

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Libby App

The Caltech Library offers access to Libby, the library reading app from Overdrive that lets users borrow ebooks and audiobooks for free. To access Libby, go to your app store of choice, download and open the app, choose "I have a library card," and find Caltech.

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Neurodiversity Resources 

Inspired by Neurodiversity Celebration Week, the A11y and Inclusion & Social Justice Committees have collected and displayed materials in honor of Neurodiversity Awareness that will be permanently on display.

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