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  • Safari Tech Books: Back by Popular Demand

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    Want to learn more about HTML5, Drupal, or Photoshop? Looking for how-to resources on programming languages, Google Analytics, or Microsoft Office applications?

    As a result of feedback from our recent user survey, the Library has renewed access to Safari Books Online. Browse approximately 2,000 full-text resources on a variety of technical subjects, including:

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  • HaPI: Find the Right Instrument for Your Research

    Medical questionnaire

    Looking for the right instrument for your research? The Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) database provides easy access to questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, coding schemes, and rating scales in various fields -- medicine, nursing, public health, psychology, sociology, social work, communication, and organizational behavior/human resources.

    Use HaPI to identify what instruments are available in your field, their reliability and validity, and where to find/order a specific instrument.

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  • Attend Shades of Open Access on October 29

    Open Access panelists

    How do the latest open access and open data developments impact you? On October 29, learn how the new UC Open Access policy affects UCSF researchers, how it intersects with the NIH Public Access Policy, and what’s in store for helping you manage your article deposits and for making your data open via DataShare. This event is an opportunity to share your thoughts and experiences on open access publishing.

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  • October 2013: Celebrate California Archives Month

    California Archives Month 2013

    The theme of the 2013 Archives Month in California is “Working to Preserve Our History.” This month-long celebration highlights tireless efforts by archivists, librarians, historians, volunteers, and community members to safeguard the treasures of the past for future generations.

    To celebrate, UCSF Archives would like to invite the UCSF community and general public to view our historical materials.

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  • Call for Proposals: Innovations Funding for Education

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    The Academy of Medical Educators, the Center for Innovation in Interprofessional Education, and the Library have collaborated on Innovations Funding for Education, a joint call for proposals to address a range of priorities in education of students and trainees at UCSF. The funding period is July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.

    Process and Deadlines:

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  • Participate in Open Access Week Events, October 2013

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    Join the UCSF Library as we participate in Open Access Week from October 21-29, 2013. Open Access Week offers an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about open access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make open access a new norm in scholarship and research.

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  • Music in the Library: Bonnie & the BANG BANG

    Bonnie & the Bang Bang live performance

    The Summer of 2013 has seen the arrival of Bonnie & the BANG BANG as big time players in the San Francisco music scene. The Bay Area's premier aggressive indie-folk outfit recently played BottleRock Napa Valley, Live105's BFD, and a set at the America's Cup Pavilion in support of their new album, The Dark Dream. Bonnie blends masterful song writing with a powerful live performance designed to mesmerize. Listen to Bonnie & the BANG BANG.

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  • Register for Teaching and Learning Center Day on October 24

    Demonstration in the UCSF Kanbar Simulation Center

    Please join us on Thursday, October 24, for the 3rd Annual Teaching and Learning Center Day on the 2nd floor of the Parnassus Campus Library. UCSF faculty, educators, staff, and students are all welcome.

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  • Teacher's Toolkit: Tips and Tutorials for UCSF Faculty

    UCSF Teacher's Toolkit

    The recently launched UCSF Teacher's Toolkit integrates tips, tutorials, and referral information to assist UCSF faculty in their role as educators. Currently focused on educational technology, the Toolkit covers the following topics:

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  • EZproxy: A New Way to Access Online Resources from Off Campus

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    The Library now provides EZproxy, a new method for off-campus access to online resources. With EZproxy, UCSF users can access library resources from off the UCSF network by using their MyAccess login. You will not need to log into campus VPN in order to access the Library’s online resources.

    EZproxy eliminates issues that currently exist when using web VPN with My NCBI and The New England Journal of Medicine. It will also improve access to library resources on mobile devices.

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