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Julia Gelfand
Office: Science Library 228

Phone: 949-824-4971


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Connect from Off Campus

Researching from home? Follow these directions to access our licensed databases and resources from off-campus. Please contact OIT if you need assistance at 949-824-2222.


Includes the study of software architecture, software development, design and analysis, programming languages, ubiquitous computing, information retrieval and management, human-computer interaction, computer-supported cooperative work, bioinformatics and its different emphases such as in medical bioinformatics, and other topics that bridge information technology design and use in social and organizational computing. New resources that cover enhanced curriculum for data science and computer gaming is also reflected here, within a larger interdisciplinary context.   Emphasis on policy and representation, discrete mathematics, arts computation, medical informatics, pervasive computing and related topics.  Additional relevant information may be found on the Subject Guide for Electrical Engineering and Computer Science to support the Samueli School of Engineering.

All new affiliates of ICS should consider the following:

  1. Create an ORCID ID
  2. Learn about Overleaf Professional, a LaTeX writing tool

Evaluating Information

When using Online or Internet Resources, consider Search Engines vs. metasites - evaluate resource - consider domain - .edu, .com, .gov, .org, etc.

Thinking Critically about World Wide Web Resources - or Evaluation Techniques for Internet Resources

  1. Authority control - authorship - who, affiliation, where
  2. Currency - note the date, the update, does it reflect the right period of time
  3. Evaluate the source - establish criteria that is meaningful to covering the topic
  4. Citing Internet resources - URL & date of the search
  5. Capturing and citing
  6. Copying

Copying/ Printing at the Libraries


The UCI Libraries offers Wepa printing that can be accessed from an app downloaded on your phone.

  • Print from the Cloud using Google Drive, Canvas, Office 365, Dropbox, and more.
  • Print on the go by downloading the Wepa Print app. Available from the App Store or Google Play.
  • Add funds to the app or on the Wepa web site at
  • Costs will be debited at the rate of 10 cents per copy or xerox made; 12 cents per page of printing.


Quick Links

The UCI Library Website is your point of departure as you seek information.

Mobile Access Optimized @ UCI

Increasingly many of our licensed library resources are available via mobile devices - this link will tell you what is available and on what platform.