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  • New Library Exhibit: School of Pharmacy History

    Robert L. Day Collection

    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.

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  • Enter to Win an iPad Mini and Other Prizes

    Win an iPad Mini or other prizes

    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:

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  • New UCSF Library Products Available on Zazzle.com

    UCSF Library Zazzle products

    The Library's Archives & Special Collections staff have dipped into their vault of treasures to bring you new tote bags, travel mugs, and water bottles! View and purchase these unique items at www.zazzle.com/ucsflibrary.

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  • Help Evaluate BrowZine for iPad by April 30

    BrowZine app logo and screenshots

    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:


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  • Music in the Library: Rachel Lastimosa

    Rachel Lastimosa

    Take a break, sit back, and relax while listing to acoustic music by Rachel Lastimosa. Rachel currently performs in the R&B/rock duo Dirty Boots and is a former member of the indie rock band, Creeper Lagoon.

    There will be light refreshments and free chair massages (first-come, first-served).

    Wednesday, March 27, noon-1 p.m.
    Lange Room
    Free admission

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  • Opening Event: Party in the Living Room

    Living Room, UCSF Library

    On Thursday, March 21, please join us in celebrating the opening of the Living Room on the Parnassus Campus Library's main floor!

    Karen Butter, University Librarian, will perform a ribbon cutting ceremony at 3:15 p.m. We'll also have hot drinks and light refreshments on hand.

    Thursday, March 21, 2013
    3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Parnassus Campus Library, main floor lobby

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  • Women's History Month Concert: Lavay Smith

    Lavay Smith

    Enjoy an intimate performance by Lavay Smith, vocalist and bandleader of the Red Hot Skillet Lickers, one of the top swinging jazz and blues bands in the world. Lavay grew up in Southern California and the Philippines and has become an internationally recognized diva of jazz and blues, with a singing style influenced by Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Bessie Smith, Little Esther Phillips, and other legendary greats. Don’t miss this special concert in celebration of Women’s History Month!

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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 between March 11 and March 21, 2013.

    Parnassus Library Building Hours, 3/11 - 3/21

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  • Free Training in Ingenuity Pathways Analysis

    IPA logo and pathway representation

    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:

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  • View Illustrations and Videos of Common Hospital Procedures

    Procedures Consult logo

    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:

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