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Want to learn about innovative approaches in open access publishing? On June 17, join Dr. Peter Binfield and a panel of experts as they discuss the future of open access publishing, and learn about the new open access publisher, PeerJ.
Rin Tin Tiger is an alternative folk rock trio from San Francisco. Featuring high energy, lyric heavy, acoustic guitar lead songs about life in contemporary society, Rin Tin Tiger's sound is often described as a blend between early Bob Dylan, Violent Femmes, and Tupac. Learn more about Rin Tin Tiger.
There will be light refreshments and free chair massages (first-come, first-served).
UCSF students, it's finals, and we know you're tired from all that studying! Stop by the Parnassus Campus Library to relax and recharge for a few minutes. There will be a dog from Animal Assisted Therapy at SPCA for you to pet. We’ll also have light snacks on hand.
Parnassus Campus Library, Room 355 (main floor, near the Living Room).
In celebration of the movement to Reuse, Recycle, and Renew, the Library recently kicked off its 3rd annual book drive in tandem with the UCSF LivingGreen Fair. The book drive will run through June 6th.
Every year, the UCSF Library reviews its journal subscriptions as part of the renewal process for the upcoming year. Due to the sharp UC budget cuts, the rising cost of electronic journal and database subscriptions, and decreased usage of print journals, we must identify savings through the reduction of print subscription costs.
For 2014, we are proposing 44 print subscriptions for cancellation. With the exception of two print-only subscriptions, all titles would remain available online to the UCSF community.
A new library exhibit, School of Pharmacy History: Robert L. Day Collection, highlights selected artifacts, photos, and documents detailing the history of the UCSF School of Pharmacy from 1872 through the late 2000s. The exhibit is currently on view in the Parnassus Campus Library, 5th floor.
Through May 12, the Library is conducting a survey to evaluate the quality of its services and resources. If you're a member of the UCSF community, please take a few minutes to fill it out. You'll help us identify what our strengths are, and where we need to improve.
When you complete the survey, you'll have an opportunity to enter a drawing for:
Have an iPad? Help us evaluate BrowZine -- a new research tool being considered for subscription -- by April 30, 2013.
BrowZine allows you to browse and monitor many academic journals right from your iPad. To facilitate research, articles discovered through BrowZine can easily be sent to Zotero, Dropbox, iAnnotate, or several other services to integrate with your existing workflow. To learn more, check out this short video: