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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.

You never know what you’re going to find in an archives office. While the idealized vision is probably a mirror-image of the storage vault, with its neat rows of gray manuscript boxes and acid-free record cartons, this is almost never the case. Any flat surface can become a not-so-temporary resting...

Convergence

Creating Tomorrow's CLE

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

CLE Quiz Video Series
The CLE Quiz activity has been well documented here on the Convergence blog and we are always looking for ways to better support the online assessment tool. In the past we provided CLE Tips for Finals, a CLE Quiz FAQ, CLE Exam Tips for Students, and have recently released a video series showcasing...

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

Every month, we highlight a newly published article along with a few key industry documents used by the author(s): MacKenzie R, Collin J. ‘A preferred consultant and partner to the Royal Government, NGOs, and the community‘: British American Tobacco’s access to policy-makers in...

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