News from the Library

borromean hairpins
Makers Lab

Meet the Maker – Rick Rodgers

This week’s maker is Clinical Professor of Laboratory Medicine in the UCSF School of Medicine, Rick “Channing” Rodgers. We caught up with Rick during one of his 3D printing reservations to take a closer look at some of the mathematical art prints he’s been making.

Q: What did you make?

I made three initial experimental prints:  Borromean hairpins, a trefoil knot designed by a friend and colleague, and a three-way Trammel of Archimedes.

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Archives and Special Collections

Call for Proposals: AIDS Symposium

Memory Lives On: Documenting the HIV/AIDS Epidemic is an interdisciplinary symposium exploring and reflecting on topics related to archives and the practice of documenting the stories of HIV/AIDS.

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Makers Lab

3D Printing Delivering Cost-Savings for UCSF 

3D printing offers solutions to any number of challenges faced across many disciplines and industries. While many people initially come to the Makers Lab to learn the basics

3D Printed photo ID
Makers Lab

Meet the Maker – Arit Harvanko

This week’s maker is UCSF Post-Doctoral Scholar and Makers Lab Volunteer Staff, Arit Harvanko. We caught up with Arit during one of his shifts in the Makers Lab

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Makers Lab

Meet the Maker – Vivian Zhou

This week’s maker is 2nd year student in the UCSF School of Medicine, Vivian Zhou. We caught up with Vivian in between her busy schedule to learn about

Polina Ilieva, Head Archivist reviewing a rare book from the Archives & Special Collections.
Collections

Bound Journals Update

The UCSF Library’s Archives and Special Collections has been rapidly acquiring rare ephemera and archival materials in order to preserve the significant contributions UCSF has made to the

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Scholarly Communication

Flipping Journals to Open Access – Resources for UCSF

Last August, the UCSF Library and the Academic Senate organized a roundtable for journal editors to talk about considerations for transitioning subscription journals to an open access (OA)

3D printed edible water mold
Makers Lab

Meet the Maker – Manabu Manandhar

This week’s maker is 4th year student in the UCSF School of Dentistry, Manabu Manandhar. We caught up with Manabu after the winter break to learn more about

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Makers Lab

Makers Lab Mobile 3D Printing Service

The UCSF Makers Lab has been open to the UCSF community for over two years. During this time we have explored numerous applications for “making” in the health

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Makers Lab

Meet the Maker – Aira Lipson

This month’s featured maker is UCSF Library staff member Aira Lipson. You may have seen Aira either staffing the Makers Lab or offering information assistance at the Parnassus

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Archives and Special Collections

Digitization and Metadata Intern

The Digitization and Metadata Intern will assist the UCSF Archives & Special Collections staff with various work to digitize, describe, and publish collections materials online through Calisphere.org. Intern

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Educational Technology

The CLE update for January 2019 is here!

Throughout the year we apply updates to the CLE that bring new features and capabilities. On the morning of Wednesday, January 2nd, the CLE received an update. Help