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February 8, 2017
The UC Libraries have agreed to participate in a new Demand-Driven Acquisition pilot program for Books at JSTOR for two years, begun in January 2017. The pilot includes titles from approximately 90 publishers, primarily university presses, and includes English-only frontlist titles published in 2017 and 2018. Pilot titles span all disciplines, with 3,000 available in 2017 and another 3,000 added in 2018, for a total of 6,000 titles accessible. Free browsing allows for students and faculty to...
February 24, 2017
UC campuses now have access to C&EN Global Enterprise and C&EN Archives through the American Chemical Society. C&EN Global Enterprise features all the content found in the Chemical and Engineering News journal in a new web and mobile format that is combined with the ACS’ journal web site. Through it, researchers and scientists at subscribing institutions can access Chemical and Engineering News alongside peer-reviewed research from the more than 50 journals and 1,500 eBooks that the...
February 8, 2017

BYU Radio host Matt Townsend interviewed Deputy Librarian Donald Barclay about the challenges libraries are facing in the era of fake news. He addresses questions such as: how do we choose what information to consume in a world where there is essentially limitless information?, can we avoid an ‘echo chamber’ and find objective truth when different sources offer “alternative facts?". Donald then explains how libraries are trying to help people evaluate information for themselves.