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Guide to the University of California, Irvine Newsclips AS.008
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Description
This collection includes newspaper and magazine clippings that feature the University of California, Irvine (UCI) or relate to its origins, faculty, staff, or students from 1954 to 1997. The earliest clippings document the Irvine Ranch, upon which the UCI campus is built. The majority of the clippings focus exclusively on UCI and its faculty, students, and staff. The clippings come from local and national sources. Some clippings are on microfiche.
Background
From its inception in the early 1960s, UCI's Public Affairs Office collected printed news clippings from various publications in an effort to document appearances of UCI in the news. Beginning in 1996 the Communications Office, one of the successors of the Public Affairs Office, assembled packets of news articles and named them "UCI Daily Clippings." The Communications Office distributed printed versions of "UCI Daily Clippings" through campus mail from 1996 until September 2000 and began to distribute them via electronic mail as early as 1998. Some "UCI Daily Clippings" were also made available online beginning in 1998. As of 2008, University Communications posts links to various publications on their Web page "UCI in the News" (http://today.uci.edu/NEWS/uciinthenews.asp).
Extent
4.0 Linear feet (9 boxes and approximately 2,300 microfiche, including 1038 user copies and 1038 master negatives)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the publishers of the articles. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.
Availability
The collection is open for research. Microfiche is available in Microforms in Langson Library.