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On March 14, UCSF will host a special workshop on using Ingenuity Pathways Analysis (IPA). IPA is a program that helps researchers model, analyze, and understand the complex biological and chemical systems at the core of life science research. Use IPA to:
Need to brush up on your clinical procedures skills? Looking for a rich, visually stimulating study experience? Procedures Consult is a database that offers high-quality illustrations and videos that demonstrate how to prepare for, perform, and follow up on the most common procedures required in today's hospital setting.
Procedures Consult includes commonly performed procedures in:
Have you noticed the renovations in progress on the main floor of the Parnassus Campus Library? We're transforming part of that floor into an informal, multipurpose space called the Living Room. View sketches and floor plans of the Living Room.
The Living Room will feature:
Letters of Intent for the Instructional Grants Program, 2013-2014, are now being accepted. Funds are available to support instructional improvement projects focused on interprofessional education, to be initiated during the 2013-2014 academic year. This grant program is funded by the Center for Innovation in Interprofessional Education and the UCSF Library.
The Library now enables UCSF faculty members to reserve daily carrels online. Located in the Parnassus Campus Library, these individual carrels are designed to facilitate research and to provide a quiet study atmosphere.
Faculty may book a daily carrel in advance through our online reservation system. A maximum of 7 reservations are allowed per month. Additional reservations may be made in person if carrels are available.
We are pleased to offer a new in-person class to the UCSF community: Building Online Courses on the CLE with Moodle 2.
The Library recently installed two walking workstations, or Walkstations, in the Tech Commons on the 2nd floor. Combining a height-adjustable work surface and a low-speed treadmill, the Walkstation lets you walk comfortably, burn calories, and feel more energized while working at a computer.
See our new Walkstations in action, or come to the Library Tech Commons (CL240) to try them out.
On January 28, UCSF will launch its first two MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses – on the Coursera platform. MOOCs are a way to make select UCSF educational content available to the world, increase visibility as an educational institution, and experiment with new types of teaching and course delivery methods. Coursera, which launched in 2012, has partnered with top-tier universities around the world to help develop and deliver MOOCs.
Please join us online or in person on Thursday, January 17th at 12:00 noon in the Pottruck Auditorium in Rock Hall at the Mission Bay Campus for a conversation with Jorge Cham, the creator of PhD Comics. PhD Comics’ video, Open Access Explained!, has over 120,000 views on YouTube and has sparked the interest of countless students and scholars.