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Artist Sarah Sze, whose large sculpture "The Distance Where Magnets Pull" (2011) enlivens the Parnassus Library's south stairwell, is among the 24 winners of the International Association of Art Critics 2011 awards for excellence in art exhibitions. As reported by the New York Times, Sze will receive the award for Best Project in a Public Space for her installation on New York's High Line.
The Library now offers access to ATLAS.ti, qualitative data analysis software designed to help manage and analyze non-numerical data such as text, video, audio, and graphics. The program provides tools that let the user locate, code, and annotate findings in primary data material, to weigh and evaluate their importance, and to visualize complex relations between them.
The Library has refreshed its class schedule and online registration system. The new format offers a useful calendar view, and allows users to sort upcoming library classes by category and campus.
Classes are currently posted through May 2012. The Library continues to offer free training in PubMed@UCSF, Wiki@UCSF, EndNote, RefWorks, and the CLE. UCSF students and personnel can also register for multimedia and presentation workshops on digital video, web conferencing, and becoming a better presenter.
The UCSF community has a wealth of knowledge related to research and getting research results published. This month, two events sponsored by the Chancellor’s Council on Faculty Life and the Library feature three journal editors from UCSF and the University Librarian. These scholars will provide relevant insight into the important process of turning research results into a publishable journal article. These presentations aim to engage and help faculty, students, and researchers navigate the often complicated path to publishing. Both sessions will allow time for Q&A.