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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.

Our extensive Historical Photograph Collection includes some really fascinating images. Check out these from the UCSF Radiology Department. Verso: “Interior of University of California Hospital; Equipment used for the extraction of radon – an element formed by the disintegration of...

Convergence

Creating Tomorrow's CLE

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

The Library Tech Commons Team is very proud to offer a comprehensive collection of video and audio equipment for loan, free of charge, to UCSF students, staff and faculty. Our equipment is used ever day for a variety of projects, including interviews, medical demonstrations, and even student skits...

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.

Today I’d like to highlight some webinars and videos that focus on fair use and its importance. The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has put up links to five different videos on fair use from ARL Libraries. The videos cover the application of fair use to accomplish specific projects,...

Mobilized

Tips for your mobile life and work

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

How worried should I be about my privacy?  While this question is not yet keeping me up at night, it’s been on my mind more in the past year than ever before. Privacy online, over email, and in a social media context is one thing, but what about the privacy of my personal communications say over...

News from the UCSF Industry Documents Library

The Washington-based Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) recently debuted an amazing database of documents pulled from the files of Big Oil as well as our Truth Tobacco Industry Documents archive (TTID). The Smoke and Fumes website is a culmination of their investigation into climate...

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