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Updated weekly, the LGBT Life database is a premier gateway to the world's literature on issues of concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations. Details are available about every article ever published in historical publications such as Christopher Street and ONE. There is also coverage of book chapters, speeches, and dissertations, making LGBT Life a significant research resource.
Are you interested in getting your research published? Would you like to learn how to become more proficient and productive in preparing your manuscripts? The Chancellor’s Council on Faculty Life (CCFL) and the Library invite you to attend:
Publishing Insider Hints and Tips
Translational Neuroscience [register]
Tuesday, June 26 / 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Mission Bay, Byers Hall 215
Christoph Schreiner, MD, PhD
UCSF students, stop by the Library on Wednesday, June 13, for some faux fun in the sun! Unwind from finals with an ice cream social, 5-minute chair massages, music, and more. Free while supplies last.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Parnassus Campus Library, Lange Reading Room, 5th floor
What goes on during a typical day at the UCSF Library? To find out, we interviewed people in the Parnassus Campus Library and reviewed statistics on how and where people use library resources. Take a look at the fun infographics below to get a snapshot of a day in the life of the Library (click on the images to see larger versions).
The UCSF Academic Senate has voted to make electronic versions of current and future scientific articles freely available to the public, eliminating barriers to sharing faculty research. The unanimous vote of the faculty senate makes UCSF the largest scientific institution in the United States to adopt an open access policy and one of the first public universities to do so. Read the full announcement about this important faculty initiative.
Sibling singer-songwriters, Joseph and Nadia Krilanovich, of the newly based San Francisco band, The Lady Crooners, bring their acoustic styling of authentic music to UCSF. Join us for a lively performance of original songs from their new CD along with special guests, Andrew Blair, Ross Warner, and Bret Cohune.
Listen to The Lady Crooners' signature blend of rootsy folk pop, beautiful harmonies, and interweaving guitars.
There will be light refreshments and free chair massages (first-come, first-served).
In celebration of UCSF’s annual LivingGreen event, the UCSF Library will participate in a book drive with Better World Books through June 15. The proceeds from the books donated by UCSF patrons, the public, and the Library will benefit The National Center for Family Literacy.
A new library exhibit, Serving Our Community: Books Created with Material from the UCSF Library, highlights a selection of books that were created with materials collected, preserved, organized, and made accessible by several departments in the Library. Each book is accompanied by selected documents and photographs that were used by the researcher, a reference to the corresponding collection, and a QR code for easy access via smartphone.
Among the highlighted collections are published books that used materials from:
An offshoot of the popular TED conference series that addresses innovations in health and medicine will be streamed live to UCSF campuses from April 10 to 13.
A video feed of the TEDMED 2012 conference will be played in lecture halls across UCSF Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses. The sessions are open to all faculty, staff, and students. TEDMEDLive participants will also have the ability to connect "live" to the speakers on the TEDMED stage and ask questions or transmit comments.