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Brought to Light

Stories from UCSF Archives & Special Collections

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

The Archives and Special Collections will be closed from Wednesday, December 23, 2014 through Thursday, January 1st, 2015. We will reopen on Friday, January 2nd. Gingerbread version of The Anatomy of Human Body: Illustrated in One Hundred & Fifty Eight Plates by the UCSF Library 5th floor staff...

Convergence

Creating Tomorrow's CLE

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

The winter solstice just passed marking the onset of winter and it’s the perfect time to reflect on the year. Looking back on 2014, we in the Learning Technologies Group have many successes to be proud of. We’ve gathered some of our top accomplishments from the past year. Take a look at...

The Better Presenter

Learn to be a better presenter at UCSF

News, tips and insights that will help you become a better presenter.

In the previous post, we were introduced to Dr. Daniel Lowenstein and his “Last Lecture” presentation, which was both powerful and inspiring. Shortly after writing the post, Dr. Lowenstein contacted me, and we had an interesting discussion about his experience preparing for, and...

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.

                      Funding bodies increasingly require grant-holders to develop and implement Data Management and Sharing Plans (DMPs). Plans typically state what data will be created and how, and outline the plans for sharing and...

Mobilized

Tips for your mobile life and work

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

App Santa is Back!
If you’re an iOS user, you might want to check this out. For a limited time, get discounts on a selection of popular apps, many of which can help with productivity and idea capture. If you have a break over the holidays, it can be a perfect time to explore a new app or two before the hectic pace...

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