January 24, 2022

Construction of New UCLA Film & Television Archive Facility Underway

From The Santa Clarita Valley-Signal: The two gigantic construction cranes visible from Interstate 5 and the McBean Parkway off ramp are building a storage facility to house the University of California, Los Angeles film and television archive. “We are the second largest moving-image archive in the United States,” said Jan-Christopher Horak, director of the UCLA […]

UCLA Young Research Library Renovations Completed; Usage Levels Have Doubled

From the UCLA Newsroom: The UCLA Library completed renovations to the major public spaces in the Charles E. Young Research Library in fall 2011, and the new facilities have proven to be extremely popular with UCLA students, faculty and visitors. During the fall quarter, over 195,000 people visited the library, more than double the number […]

ALA's Committee on Accreditation Announces Recent Actions

The following actions were made at the ALA Midwinter 2012 Conference in Dallas. From an ALA Announcement: Continued accreditation status was granted to the following programs: Master of Library and Information Science offered by the University of California, Los Angeles. Master of Science offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Master of Library and […]

Digitization Projects: "UCLA Will Catalog a Noted Conservationist's Collection"

From an LA Times Article: Considered to be the mother of the California Coastal Zone Conservation Act of 1972, Ellen Stern Harris was an environmental activist long before the avocation became fashionable. The school plans to digitize her vast and chaotic archive to make it available online to scholars and others. [Clip] “The UCLA Library […]