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Branner Library News

ANSI

ANSI releases select standards for COVID-19 support (UPDATED)

Several librarians across the United States have been petitioning ISO and ANSI to release or open up access to several critical standards in the response efforts to the COVID-19 pandemic. ANSI has announced a portal that contains several of these important standards, including standards for the fabrication of ventilators and standards for incident management response, released to the public. At this time, 31 of these ISO standards have been released, and you can access them by visiting the following links.

Consulting an instructor, image by Amy Hodge CC BY 2.0

Virtual R support this quarter

April 2, 2020
by Claudia A. Engel

Below are some ways for you to stay connected and get help with R this quarter.

Virtual R Lab

Starting next week (April 8) the weekly R Lab will be online. This is a collaborative space to get started with R, to troubleshoot and connect.
Time: Wednesdays 2-4pm from April 8 to May 27
Location: Zoom link

Technical reports

Databases of the week: let's get technical with tech reports

February 4, 2020
by Zac Painter

Technical reports are a form of the “grey literature” which is extremely important for researchers in a variety of fields. While most technical reports aren’t strictly “academic work”, they often contain valuable information for researchers. Finding technical reports can be tricky, and there are no real standards for how they can be accessed. Nonetheless, we have a few suggestions for you!

New Resources in Branner Library

Following is a listing of new print and e-books recently added to the Branner Earth Sciences Library.

  1. National Geographic. 2020

  2. Graham Park. 2020

  3. edited by Allison N. Jaynes, Maria E. Usanova. 2020

  4. Mark Ladd. 2020

Julie Sweetkind-Singer

Interim Assistant University Librarian for Science and Engineering Resources
Head of the Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections
Assistant Director of Geospatial and Cartographic Services
(650) 725-1102

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