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Library information and resources for the HSS Division at Caltech.

Library News - May 2020

New Cambridge Ebooks! Fifty new Humanities and Social Sciences ebooks from Cambridge University Press have been added to the Library collection. A full list of added titles can be browsed here.

Brepolis Webinar on the Library of Latin Texts: Brepolis is holding a webinar on the Library of Latin Texts on Friday May 15 at 8am PDT.

COVID-19 Experiences Collection: The Caltech Archives is collecting the experiences of members of the Caltech community on campus and at home and invites you to contribute stories, photographs, videos, and other documents of your experience. Participants can choose whether their contributions are publicly visible on the web or available to researchers only by request.

Summary of Library Services During COVID-19 Campus Closure: Please check the Library website and our brief Off-Campus Access Guide for updated information. And please feel free to contact me with any concerns or questions.

Upcoming Classes:

Visit our Upcoming Events for a full list of offerings this term.

You and Your Thesis - Zoom Session - Wednesday, May 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
'You and Your Thesis' is being offered online only via Zoom. Once you have registered for the class (registration link below), you will receive an email with a link to join the Zoom meeting. Please visit Caltech IMSS's page on Zoom for more information about getting and using Zoom.
This class will give a brief overview of techniques useful in the production and publication of Caltech electronic theses, including tips on formatting and submitting. It will also touch on intellectual property considerations and access, as well as thesis dissemination policies. Additional topics may include author identification (ORCIDs) and preservation of thesis-related research data.
Register here!

Data Visualization 101 - Zoom Session - Thursday, May 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
'Data Visualization' is being offered online only via Zoom. Once you have registered for the class (registration link below), you will receive an email with a link to join the Zoom meeting. Please visit Caltech IMSS's page on Zoom for more information about getting and using Zoom.
Want to improve your data visualizations? This workshop will cover how to choose the right chart type for your data and how good design choices will make your chart easier to understand. The workshop will focus on visualization best practices, independent of any specific visualization software. The workshop will consist of lecture and hands on activities.
Register here!

RUSH service for articles

Docuserve offers free rush delivery of journal articles for up to 10 requests a year.  The service is available 24/7. Your article will be delivered within minutes of submitting your request from Reprints Desk, a commercial service.

Social Sciences Librarian