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  • New: UCSF Mobile Web Includes Library Catalog

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    Search for books and journals right on your mobile device! UCSF Mobile Web now includes an option to search the Library Catalog. From the Library options page, choose the link, "Find Books and Journals."

    The mobile library catalog is currently optimized for iOS and Android. Later releases will support a wider range of mobile devices.

    Visit m.ucsf.edu and let us know what you think.

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  • Informa Healthcare Journal Package to Be Canceled

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    Effective February 15, 2011, the UC system will lose online access to new articles from journals published by Informa Healthcare. All articles published online through 2010 will continue to be accessible under the terms of the UC-wide contract. Through the contract, UCSF had current access to 115 titles from Informa, which was formerly part of Taylor & Francis Publishing.

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  • Japanese Prints on Display in TLC and First Floor Gallery

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    A new exhibit highlighting prints and scrolls from UCSF's East Asian Collection is now on display in the Parnassus Campus Library's first floor gallery. Enlarged reproductions of several of the prints also adorn the walls of the Teaching and Learning Center on the second floor. The large-scale prints enhance the TLC's "huddle spaces," which were designed to promote impromptu collaboration among students and faculty outside of the classroom.

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  • New Titles in the Library's Collection

    View recent acquisitions to the UCSF Library collection.

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  • Grand Opening: UCSF Teaching and Learning Center

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    You are cordially invited to visit UCSF's new Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) during our week-long grand opening. The TLC will be hosting four days of tours, demonstrations, and workshops to introduce our community to the new interprofessional teaching and learning facilities.

    All events take place on the second floor of the Parnassus Campus Library.

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  • Instructional Grants Applications Due March 14

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    Applications for the Instructional Grants Program, 2011-2012, are now being accepted. Funds are available to support instructional improvement projects focused on interprofessional health education, to be initiated during the 2011-2012 academic year. This grant program is funded by UCSF's new Center for Excellence in Interprofessional Health Education and the Library. The Center envisions "UCSF graduates will be able to work collaboratively and interprofessionally to advance patient care, public service, and research."

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  • Library Holiday Hours and Hearst Room Closures

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    Happy Holidays from the UCSF Library! Please take note of our reduced winter hours and closures over the next few weeks.

    December 20 - December 23: The libraries at Parnassus and Mission Bay will close early. See details.

    December 24 - January 1: All locations will be closed. The Hearst Room will also be closed on Saturday, December 25 and Saturday, January 1.

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  • Scopus: Access Ends December 31

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    The UC libraries' trial access to Scopus, a medical abstract and citation database, will end on December 31, 2010.

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  • New Titles in the Library's Collection

    View recent acquisitions to the UCSF Library collection.

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  • TLC Opening Week Events, January 18 - 21

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    Mark your calendars! The week-long grand opening of UCSF's new Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) will take place from January 18 - 21, 2011. Located on the 2nd floor of the Campus Library, the Center will host four days of tours, demonstrations, and workshops to launch the interprofessional teaching and learning facilities.

    During the Center's opening week, we invite you to stop by to see innovative teaching and learning in action and to find out how you can use these facilities to teach, to learn, or simply to be inspired!

    For more information and a schedule of activities, visit the TLC website.

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