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  • DataShare: Open Data for the Global Research Community

    DataShare logo

    DataShare is a new web-based product that aims to address the growing need for data sharing tools and services at UCSF and beyond. A collaboration between the UCSF Library, CTSI, and the California Digital Library, DataShare fosters a culture of open science, reduces barriers to data sharing, encourages good practice, and enables investigators to publish any type of research data in a way that supports discoverability, citation, and long-term access.

    DataShare allows UCSF researchers to:

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  • Watch: Open Access Innovators at UCSF

    Florie Charles, Robert Judson, Alex Pico

    In late October, the UCSF Library celebrated Open Access Week with two notable lectures at Mission Bay and Parnassus.

    UCSF's Open Access Innovators [view the lecture]

    UCSF students, postdocs, and scholars present their innovative, open tools – Youreka Science, Journal Lab, and WikiPathways – and discuss how they improve research and scholarship at UCSF and beyond.

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  • Exhibition on the Rise and Response to the AIDS Epidemic

    Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture

    Beginning November 25, the UCSF Library will host an exhibition from the National Library of Medicine that explores the rise of AIDS in the early 1980s and the evolving response to the epidemic over the last 30 years.  

    Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture

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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

    Instructor writing on white board

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Free Training in Ingenuity Pathways Analysis

    IPA diagram and logo

    This month, the Library will offer two workshops on using Ingenuity Pathways Analysis (IPA), a biological knowledge base and software application for the analysis of genomic and proteomic datasets. Learn more about IPA. 

    UCSF students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to register for one of these free, in-person classes:

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