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Intersession and Spring Break hours

March 19th, 2010 by

Next week, we will be open:

  • Monday, March 22: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Tuesday, March 23: 8:00-6:00pm
  • Wednesday, March 24: CLOSED
  • Thursday, March 25: CLOSED
  • Friday, March 26: 12:00pm-6:00pm

We’ll see you back on March 29 for the start of Spring quarter and regular hours! (8:00-10:00pm M-Th, 8:00-6:00 F, 12:00pm-6:00 Sat, 12:00pm-10:00pm Sun.)

MRS Proceedings Library

March 17th, 2010 by Robert Heyer-Gray

The Materials Research Society has very nearly completed the uploading of all of the Materials Research Society symposia proceedings. The MRS Online Proceedings Library features over 50,000 peer-reviewed papers presented at MRS Meetings. This will take the MRS Proceedings Library back to volume 1 (1980). If you happen to be looking for an older printed volume, take a look at the link above first to see if the paper you need is already online.

Synthesis Update from Morgan & Claypool Publishers

March 5th, 2010 by Robert Heyer-Gray

Synthesis Update for February 2010

The following new titles were published in February:

Chilean Earthquake

March 4th, 2010 by

Following the earthquake in Chile at the end of February the Geological Society of London has made available a range of papers on the Lyell Collection covering the tectonics of the region. See:

Chilean tectonics: February earthquake open access collection

These papers will remain open access until the end of April 2010.

Mass Digitization at the UC slides

March 2nd, 2010 by

The presentation slides from Heather Christensen’s talk on February 23 are available here. Many thanks to Heather for an informative and enjoyable presentation!

Caribbean Geology Relating to the Haitian Earthquake

March 1st, 2010 by

The Geological Society of London has made available free access to papers on Caribbean geology in response to the January 12 earthquake in Haiti. They will remain open access until the end of March 2010. See:

The Geological Society of America has put also put together a collection of papers about the region at: