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Brought to Light

Stories from UCSF Archives & Special Collections

Discussion and updates about the interesting and unique documents and items from our collections.

Join us on Wednesday, April 16th for a special program featuring prominent UCSF faculty. This is the second lecture in a series launched by UCSF Archives & Special Collections. Learning from Our History: Lessons at UCSF from the Early AIDS Epidemic UCSF played a leading role in the early...

Convergence

Creating Tomorrow's CLE

Updates, best practices and resources on content creation for the CLE

Understanding how and how often students are interacting with online course material can provide big insights in how engaging a course is and how effectively the students will learn the material. It’s fairly simple to analyze student participation in courses on the CLE with two easily...

The Better Presenter

Learn to be a better presenter at UCSF

News, tips and insights that will help you become a better presenter.

In the previous post, we were introduced to Dr. Daniel Lowenstein and his “Last Lecture” presentation, which was both powerful and inspiring. Shortly after writing the post, Dr. Lowenstein contacted me, and we had an interesting discussion about his experience preparing for, and...

In Plain Sight

Ways to access, manage, and publish your information

Searching and citation management tips and educational insights for faculty, researchers, clinicians, and students.

If you’re a Mac RefWorks user, and are thinking of upgrading to  Apple’s new Mavericks version of the X operating system, you should be aware that Write-n-Cite is not compatible with OS X10.9. According to the RefWorks Facebook page, currently, Write-n-Cite only works with OS X up to 10...

Mobilized

Tips for your mobile life and work

Tips, reviews, and commentary on mobile apps and devices in higher education and health sciences.

 No doubt you’ve heard about the Heartbleed bug affecting countless websites and devices over the past week. Reports of the bug are many, yet information about how it works and what you can do to protect yourself can be difficult to extract from the widespread media response. Here we’ll...

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