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Blogs authored by UCSF Library staff.

Brought to Light

Stories from UCSF Archives & Special Collections

Discussion and updates about the interesting and unique documents and items from our collections.

In observance of this lovely celebratory week, we bring you a few images of UCSF Library staff and librarians in their natural habitat from the 1950s.   Photograph collection, Medical Sciences Building – The Library Above, the entrance way to the old UCSF Library, in the Medical Sciences...

Convergence

Creating Tomorrow's CLE

Updates, best practices and resources on content creation for the CLE

The CLE offers a number of methods for communication within a course, including forums, live chat, and an internal messaging system. If you want to contact course participants fast, however, each of these methods can fall short. Unless course editors and participants are logged in at the same time...

In Plain Sight

Ways to access, manage, and publish your information

Searching and citation management tips and educational insights for faculty, researchers, clinicians, and students.

If you’re using Write-n-Cite/ProQuest for Word on a Mac with the Mavericks or Yosemite operating systems you may have trouble getting it to format your bibliography. You can easily fix this by downloading and installing Java 6 from the Apple website before you download Write-n-Cite. There is...

Mobilized

Tips for your mobile life and work

Tips, reviews, and commentary on mobile apps and devices in higher education and health sciences.

How worried should I be about my privacy?  While this question is not yet keeping me up at night, it’s been on my mind more in the past year than ever before. Privacy online, over email, and in a social media context is one thing, but what about the privacy of my personal communications say over...

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