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UCSF Library News

  • Call For Proposals: Innovations Funding For Education

    The Academy of Medical Educators, the Program in Interprofessional Education, and the Library & Center for Knowledge Management, together with additional support from Tideswell at UCSF are pleased to announce an open call for proposals to address a range of priorities in education of students and trainees at UCSF. The funding period is July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.

    Funding priorities include competency-based learning and assessment, principles of interprofessional education, systems-based practice and several other key areas.

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  • Register For Teaching And Learning Center Day On October 9

    Please join us on Thursday, October 9, for the 4th 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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  • Welcome, New Students!

    Welcome to UCSF! Before you get too busy, take a moment to review these useful resources:

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  • Publish Open Access in RSC Journals for Free

    UCSF scholars can publish open access articles at no cost in Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) journals during RSC’s 2014 Gold for Gold program. RSC launched this program to help researchers who want to publish their articles open access (OA), but lack funds to pay the OA article processing charge (APC). The Gold for Gold initiative provides all RSC Gold subscribers with voucher codes to make papers available via OA, free of charge.

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  • Updated Version of Bates’ Visual Guide to the Physical Exam

    UCSF Library is pleased to announce its acquisition of the newest version of Bates’ Visual Guide to the Physical Examination. The new version is available as streaming videos via the web and works very well on mobile devices. Featuring more than 8 hours of completely reshot content as well as new clinical skills videos, Bates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques.

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  • Summer Reading: Books, Audiobooks, And Magazines Available

    Looking for an engaging novel to take on your weekend getaway? How about an audiobook for that upcoming road trip? 

    UCSF students, faculty, and staff can check out best sellers, popular fiction, non-fiction, and audiobooks from the Popular Reading Collection at the Parnassus Library. Newspapers and current magazines are also available at both Parnassus and Mission Bay.

    Find out more about the Library's Popular Reading Collection.

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  • Extended Library Hours During Finals

    Parnassus Campus Library at night

    To accommodate students during finals, the Parnassus Library will stay open later on these dates in June 2014.

    Parnassus Library Building Hours for finals

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  • Watch: Lessons at UCSF from the Early AIDS Epidemic

    Drs. Molly Cooke, Paul Volberding, John Greenspan, and Jay Levy

    In a special presentation on April 16, Drs. John Greenspan, Paul Volberding, Molly Cooke, and Jay Levy discussed their experiences surrounding the early AIDS epidemic in San Francisco. These prominent UCSF faculty members engaged in a fascinating and candid conversation—with each other and with the audience— to offer their own perspectives on this history. The video recording of this presentation is now available to stream via the Internet Archive.

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  • Music in the Library: Picture Atlantic

    Picture Atlantic

    Picture Atlantic is an indie alternative band with an explosive sound and an openhearted approach to songcraft. With hints of MUSE, Neon Trees, and Jeff Buckley, their youthful exuberance is apparent on every track. Picture Atlantic is a staple of the Bay Area music scene and a regular on Live 105’s Soundcheck. They were recently named one of the Top 100 Best Unsigned Bands by AbsolutePunk.net. Listen to Picture Atlantic.

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  • Watch: Data Sharing & the PLOS Data Policy

    PLOS and Open Data


    Join Editorial Director for PLOS journals, Theodora Bloom, PhD, and UCSF Professor Joe DeRisi, PhD, in a facilitated dialog with the UCSF community on the revised PLOS data policy. Carly Strasser, PhD, California Digital Library, will be the moderator.

    Data Sharing & the PLOS Data Policy [register]

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