News from the Library

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Learning Tech

Course Redesign Strategy

Course redesign and revision can be an opportunity to review your course as a whole, to rethink just one or two elements, or to try something new. I

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Library Services

Changes at Mission Bay FAMRI Library

At the opening of the Rutter Community Center Building at Mission Bay, the computer classroom and drop-in computer lab in the FAMRI Library was an ideal place to

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Makers Lab

Oculus Rift S – Improved Virtual Reality

We have a new addition in the Makers Lab – The Oculus Rift S. This VR system is computer powered, which means it relies on computer hardware and

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Makers Lab

Makers Lab Art Show Recap

On September 26th, the 3rd Annual Makers Lab Art Show was held in the Makers Lab. This special event showcased art made by staff, students and researchers within

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Archives and Special Collections

Library Conversations: Charlie Macquarie

October is Archives Month and this year the UCSF Library is celebrating with an entry of the Library Conversations series. We sat down with two Library staff members

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Archives and Special Collections

UCSF Library Artist in Residence

The UCSF Library Archives and Special Collections and the Makers Lab are piloting a one year artist-in-residence program. The UCSF Library Artist in Residence award, valued at $6,000,

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Data Science Initiative

Introducing Dryad!

The UCSF Library is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Dryad, an open-source, research data curation and publication platform. Dryad, which recently merged with the UC platform

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Scholarly Communication

Open Access Publishing with Cambridge Journals Begins

Earlier this year, we shared news about exciting changes to UC’s agreement with Cambridge University Press that will make it easier and more affordable for UC authors to

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Education and Research

UC Pilots protocols.io to Benefit Research and Education

Having a clear and detailed methods section in research journal articles is one the most effective approaches to improve research reproducibility. Reproducibility is a focus of open research

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Archives and Special Collections

Archives Month 2019

October is American Archives Month, and UCSF Archives and Special Collections is celebrating with a number of events and news items in the coming weeks to showcase our

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Technology

Students: is your laptop/phone/tablet secure?

The unending cycle of progressive IT security, ensuring that the UCSF enterprise is as secure as possible, can cause confusion when it comes to your own laptop, phone

2019 Open Access Week
Scholarly Communication

Open Access Week 2019: October 21-27

Join the UCSF Library in celebrating 2019 International Open Access Week! Open Access (OA) is the free, immediate, worldwide access to research publications and other outputs, and the

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Archives and Special Collections

Memory Lives On: Documenting the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Join UCSF Archives and Special Collections for this interdisciplinary symposium exploring and reflecting on topics related to archives and the practice of documenting the stories of HIV/AIDS. Through

Data Science Initiative

Reproducibility Workshop Series

The UCSF Library is excited to announce that we have partnered with the Graduate Division and Open Science group to host a reproducibility workshop series this fall. Why