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  • LGBT Resources Available from the UCSF Library

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    Updated weekly, the LGBT Life database is a premier gateway to the world's literature on issues of concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations. Details are available about every article ever published in historical publications such as Christopher Street and ONE. There is also coverage of book chapters, speeches, and dissertations, making LGBT Life a significant research resource.

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  • Upcoming Workshops on Publishing and Email Management

    Publishing Insider Hints and Tips

    Are you interested in getting your research published? Would you like to learn how to become more proficient and productive in preparing your manuscripts? The Chancellor’s Council on Faculty Life (CCFL) and the Library invite you to attend:

    Publishing Insider Hints and Tips

    Translational Neuroscience [register]
    Tuesday, June 26 / 3:30-5:00 p.m.
    Mission Bay, Byers Hall 215
    Christoph Schreiner, MD, PhD

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  • Beach Party in the Library for UCSF Students

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    UCSF students, stop by the Library on Wednesday, June 13, for some faux fun in the sun! Unwind from finals with an ice cream social, 5-minute chair massages, music, and more. Free while supplies last.

    Wednesday, June 13, 2012
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Parnassus Campus Library, Lange Reading Room, 5th floor

    Sponsored by UCSF Campus Life Services and the UCSF Library.

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  • Library Snapshot: A Typical Day at the UCSF Library

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    What goes on during a typical day at the UCSF Library? To find out, we interviewed people in the Parnassus Campus Library and reviewed statistics on how and where people use library resources. Take a look at the fun infographics below to get a snapshot of a day in the life of the Library (click on the images to see larger versions).

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  • UCSF Faculty Approve Open Access Policy

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    The UCSF Academic Senate has voted to make electronic versions of current and future scientific articles freely available to the public, eliminating barriers to sharing faculty research. The unanimous vote of the faculty senate makes UCSF the largest scientific institution in the United States to adopt an open access policy and one of the first public universities to do so. Read the full announcement about this important faculty initiative.

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